21/08/2015 7 bottlenose dolphins and 1 Atlantic grey seal

2hr survey. Start time 09:00
Weather conditions: Fair/overcast/raining/misty, sea state 1-2, wind direction SE-S
Four bottlenose dolphins

At the beginning of the second hour of this survey a group of three bottlenose dolphins, including a calf, were seen foraging near the fish factory and they remained doing so for half an hour before disappearing. After these left one individual bottlenose dolphin was seen travelling east whilst foraging near the harbour wall. At the same time as this dolphin was around an Atlantic grey seal was seen near the harbour wall. The individual dolphin then started travelling north whilst foraging in the last 15 minutes of the survey.

2hr survey. Start time 11:00
Weather conditions: rainy turning overcast, sea state 2, wind direction S
Two bottlenose dolphins

15 minutes into this survey one bottlenose dolphin was seen foraging near the harbour wall and this was joined 15 minutes later by another individual dolphin foraging close to the fish factory. There were then no sightings for the rest of this survey.

2hr survey. Start time 13:00
Weather conditions: Sunny with showers/fair/sunny, sea state 1-2, wind direction SW-SE

No sightings

2hr survey. Start time 15:00
Weather conditions: Overcast turning rainy, sea state 1-2, wind direction S-SE
One bottlenose dolphin

A single individual bottlenose dolphin was seen 45 minutes into this survey foraging near the fish factory and remained foraging here for 45 minutes before travelling east whilst foraging. They then foraged offshore for the last 15 minutes of the survey.