24/05/12: Bottlenose Dolphins

2hr survey; start time: 09:00
Weather conditions: Mist, low visibility < 2 km; Sea state; 0-1; Wind direction; NE

No sightings

2hr survey; start time: 11:00
Weather conditions: Overcast/Dull becoming misty with low visability <2k; Sea State: 1; Wind Direction: NE/NNE
Five Bottlenose Dolphins

One Bottlenose seen foraging on long dives near the Cardinal buoy joined by 3 more foraging dolphins. 1 Dolphin remained near the cardinal buoy and another was seen foraging near the fish factory, later joined by two more bottlenose dolphins leaping, mingling and circling. A further dolphin was foraging and diving between the fish factory and the cardinal buoy. Finally three bottlenose dolphins observed foraging on long dives near the cardinal buoy.

2hr survey; start time: 13:00
Weather Conditions: Overcast/Dull Sea State: 1; Wind Direction: NE
Three Bottlenose Dolphins

Three Dolphins Diving and foraging near the Cardinal buoy and later moving West towards the Fish Factory.

2hr Survey; Start Time: 15:00
Weather Conditions: Fair becoming misty with low viability of <2k; Sea State: 1; Wind Direction: N

No Sightings.