22/06/12: Bottlenose Dolphins and Atlantic Grey Seal

1hr survey: 08:00
Weather conditions; Rain; Sea state: 4-6; Wind direction: E/NE
Four Bottlenose Dolphins and One Atlantic Grey Seal

Three adults and a juvenile Bottlenose Dolphin were sighted near the edge of the harbour wall. An Atlantic Grey Seal was also sighted near the harbour wall.

2hr survey: 09:00
Weather conditions; Rain; Sea state: 5-6: Wind direction: W/SW
Two Bottlenose Dolphins

Two Bottlenose Dolphins were sighted throughout the survey at the end of the harbour wall staying at the surface.  

2hr survey: 11:00
Weather conditions; overcast / dull; Sea state: 3-4: Wind direction: S
Six Bottlenose Dolphins and One Atlantic Grey Seal

Three Bottlenose Dolphins and an Atlantic Grey were sighted off of the Harbour wall. At the end of the survey another three Bottlenose Dolphins were sighted in the same location.

2hr survey: 13:00
Weather conditions; overcast / dull; Sea state: 3: Wind direction: SW
Four Bottlenose Dolphins

Throughout the survey four Bottlenose Dolphins, including a juvenile showed long diving and travelling behaviour in the bay never going past the headland in the west or the cardinal buoy in the east.

2hr survey: 15:00
Weather conditions; fair / overcast / dull; Sea state: 4: Wind direction: SW
Five Bottlenose Dolphins

Four Bottlenose Dolphins, including a juvenile were sighted near the cardinal buoy. The mother and calf were travelling in an easterly direction and were only seen briefly in the survey. Two Bottlenose dolphins then moved between the headland and the harbour wall for the remainder of the survey.