22/07/2014: Bottlenose dolphins

2hr survey. Start time 07:00
Weather conditions: fair /sunny, sea state 0-1, wind S/ SW
Four bottlenose dolphins

Four bottlenose dolphins were spotted foraging throughout the survey between the cardinal buoy pier and fish factory.

2hr survey. Start time 09:00
Weather conditions: sunny, sea state 1, wind SW going W
Five bottlenose dolphins

Five bottlenose dolphins were seen from the harbour wall during this survey foraging in the bay and even coming in to the inner moorings for a time.

2hr survey. Start time 11:00
Weather conditions: sunny, sea state 1, wind N
Six bottlenose dolphins

Six bottlenose dolphins spotted from the pier during this survey in groups of twos breaking up in to singles and then coming back together staying in the bay throughout the 2 hour period.

2hr survey. Start time 13.00
Weather conditions: sunny, sea state 1, wind WNW /NW
Five bottlenose dolphins and 1 Atlantic grey seal

Two groups of dolphins were seen during the survey foraging in the bay the groups did join in to a pod of five for a time before dispersing back into 2 groups of 2 and a single animal feeding by the reef also a male Atlantic grey seal was spotted by the pier during the survey.

2hr survey. Start time 15.00
Weather conditions: sunny, sea state 1, wind SW
2 bottlenose dolphins

Two bottle nosed dolphins were spotted feeding off the fish factory during the survey.

2hr survey. Start time 17.00
Weather conditions: sunny becoming fair, sea state 1, wind N
Six bottlenose dolphins

A total of six bottle nosed dolphins were seen foraging of the fish factory during this survey.