22/04/2016: 4 Bottlenose Dolphins

2hr survey. Start time 09:00

Weather condition: Overcast/ Dull, sea state 3, wind direction SE/NE

 

4 Bottlenose dolphins, including 1 calf were spotted from 9:00 through to 10:30. They were spotted travelling towards the fish factory and also displayed behaviours such as tail slaps and fast circling at the surface. One dolphin was also spotted by the cardinal marker which was making long dives and thought to be foraging at depth.

 

2hr survey. Start time 11:00

Weather conditions: Overcast/Dull, sea state 3, wind direction NE/ENE

 

No sightings.

 

2hr survey, Start time: 13:00

Weather condition: Overcast/ Dull, sea state 3/2, wind direction ESE/SE/E

 

No sightings.

 

2hr survey, Start time: 15:00

Weather condition: Overcast/ Dull, sea state 2, wind direction SE/ E

 

No sightings.