21/5/2014: Bottlenose Dolphins

2hr survey. Start time 09:00
Weather conditions: Sunny, wind S, sea state 1

No Sightings

2hr survey. Start time 11:00
Weather conditions: Sunny, wind N, sea state 1 to 2

A mother and calf were seen off the Harbour Wall and are thought to have been feeding.

2hr survey. Start time 13:00
Weather conditions: Sunny, wind N to E, sea state 1 to 2

Eight dolphins were seen in this period. A mother and calf were seen for the entire two hours moving from the harbour wall to the Cardinal Buoy where they remained feeding for the rest of the two hour period. One hour in two adult dolphins were seen heading towards the Fish Factory and were joined later by another two mothers with calves. This large group was last seen heading to the Fish Factory.

2hr survey. Start time 15:00
Weather conditions: Sunny, wind N, sea state 3

Seven Dolphins were seen in this period. The mother and calf from the last period remained by the Cardinal Buoy feeding for another hour and a half. Three lone adult Dolphins as well as a mother and a calf were seen traveling west.