23/07/14: Bottlenose Dolphins

2hr survey. Start time 07.00
Weather conditions: Sunny, sea state 1, wind NE
Seven bottlenose dolphins

Bottle nose dolphins were seen throughout the majority of the survey. A total of seven dolphins were seen. One group was foraging near the harbour wall before travelling towards the cardinal buoy. Another group appeared near the fish factory and were seen leaping and tail slapping.

2hr survey. Start time 09.00
Weather conditions : Sunny, sea state 2, wind W to NW
Ten bottlenose dolphins
A total of ten bottlenose dolphins were seen throughout the whole of the survey. They were seen foraging and diving near the cardinal buoy and the fish factory.

2hr survey. Start time 11.00
Weather conditions: Sunny, sea state 2, wind N to SE
Eight bottlenose dolphins

Bottlenose dolphins were seen through the whole of the survey. Near the start, two groups were seen. One group was mingling at the cardinal buoy, the other leaping and tail slapping between the harbour wall and the fish factory. Second group then left the area but the other group remained foraging near the cardinal buoy.

2hr survey. Start time 13.00
Weather conditions: Sunny, sea state 2, wind NE to N
Two bottlenose dolphins

Two bottlenose dolphins were seen in the middle of the survey foraging near the fish factory. They left after 30 minutes.

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

No sightings