22/07/13 Bottlenose dolphins

2hr survey, start time 9:00
Weather conditions: overcast and dull/ fair, sea state 1-2, Wind; variable
Five bottlenose dolphins

One bottlenose dolphin was foraging near the Cardigan buoy for the first hour of the survey
and another individual was seen by the fish factory which was then joined by three more including a calf. Then the group travelled across the bay to the Cardinal buoy.

2hr survey, start time 11:00
Weather conditions: overcast and dull/ fair, sea state 2, Wind; North.
Six bottlenose dolphins

Six bottlenose dolphins were seen foraging and traveling in-between the harbour wall and Cardinal buoy for the entirety of the survey.

2hr survey, start time 13:00
Weather conditions: overcast and dull/ sunny, sea state 1-2, Wind; NNE.
Three bottlenose dolphins

Two bottlenose dolphins were seen milling off shore beyond the fish factory and one was foraging at the cardinal buoy. Later the two groups joined at the cardinal buoy and continued foraging.

2hr survey, start time 15:00
Weather conditions: overcast and dull/ fair, sea state 1, Wind; SW/W
Three bottlenose dolphins

The three dolphins stayed in close contact foraging and traveling from the cardinal buoy to the fish factory and were later seen chasing fish at the surface.