22/06/2014 – Bottlenose dolphins and harbour porpoises

2hr survey. Start time 09:00
Weather conditions: Sunny, sea state 2, wind N
Three bottlenose dolphins

Towards the end of the survey three bottlenose dolphins were spotted travelling south west from the beyond cardinal buoy towards the harbour wall. These same dolphins were then seen mingling and leaping for the remainder of the survey.

2hr survey. Start time 11.00
Weather conditions: Sunny, sea state 1-2, wind N to NNW

No sightings

2hr survey. Start time 13.00
Weather conditions: Sunny, sea state 1, wind N
Three bottlenose dolphins and three harbour porpoises

Half way through the survey three harbour porpoises were seen travelling west towards the fish factory. Following this, three bottlenose dolphins including a calf were seen travelling first south west then north at the end of the survey.

2hr survey. Start time 15.00
Weather conditions: Sunny, sea state 3, wind NW

No sightings

2hr survey. Start time 17.00
Weather conditions: Sunny, sea state 3, wind NW

No sightings