21/04/13: Bottlenose dolphins

2hr survey, Start time: 09:00
Weather conditions: overcast/dull and rain; sea state 1-2; wind S
Five bottlenose dolphins

Five bottlenose dolphins were spotted early on in the survey, between 9:00 and 9:15. Four were traveling East doing long dives, and one more towards the fish factory appeared to be foraging at depth. All five disappeared quite suddenly and no more were seen for the rest of the watch.

2hr survey, Start time: 11:00
Weather conditions: overcast/dull and rain; sea state 1; wind S/SSE
Two bottlenose dolphins

Two bottlenose dolphins were seen, one at the beginning of the survey, and another towards the end. The first was spotted between 11:00 and 11:30, initially traveling towards the fish factory and then remaining whilst foraging at depth. Another dolphin was then spotted in a similar place between 12:30 and 13:00 traveling towards the East.

2hr survey, Start time: 13:00
Weather conditions: rain, fair, sun and showers, overcast/dull; sea state 1-2; wind SW/S
Two bottlenose dolphins

Two bottlenose dolphins were spotted at the beginning of the survey traveling towards the fish factory and regularly surfacing. One left soon after and the other remained around the bay for another 45 minutes, traveling towards the East this time, initially regularly surfacing and then taking longer dives, thought to be searching for prey whilst on the move.

2hr survey, Start time 15:00
Weather conditions: overcast/dull, fair, sunny; sea state 2-3; wind SW/S/SSW/W

No sightings