24/07/2016: 14 bottlenose dolphins

2hr survey. Start time 07:00
Weather conditions: overcast/rain, sea state 1, wind direction S/SE
Two bottlenose dolphins

Five bottlenose dolphins including a juvenile were spotted in the last hour of the survey. They were spotted travelling towards the fish factory. They were also seen displaying behaviour such as leaping and tail slapping.

2hr survey. Start time 09:00
Weather conditions: overcast/rain, sea state 2, wind direction SW
Four bottlenose dolphins

Two bottlenose dolphins were first spotted between the fish factory and cardinal buoy. They were spotted travelling towards the harbour wall. Later four bottlenose dolphins including a juvenile were spotted near the harbour wall. They displayed behaviour of diving thought to be foraging at a depth.

2hr survey. Start time 11:00
Weather conditions: overcast/rain, sea state 1-2, wind direction S/SW
Four bottlenose dolphins

Four bottlenose dolphins were spotted throughout the survey in various spots around the bay. They were spotted in front of the harbour wall by the fish factory. There were three adults and a juvenile. They displayed behaviours such diving thought to be foraging at a depth throughout the survey.

2hr survey. Start time 13:00
Weather conditions: overcast/rain, sea state 1, wind direction SE/SW
Four bottlenose dolphins

There were four bottlenose dolphins including a juvenile. They were spotted near the fish factory and also near the cardinal marker. They displayed behaviours such as leaping, tail slapping and diving thought to be foraging at a depth.

2hr survey. Start time 15:00
Weather conditions: fair/overcast/rain, sea state 2, wind direction W
Three bottlenose dolphins

There was four bottlenose dolphins spotted throughout the survey. At the beginning of the survey there were two dolphins including a juvenile spotted travelling towards the cardinal buoy. There were two other groups of dolphins spotted throughout the survey. They displayed behaviours such as leaping, tail slapping and diving thought to be foraging at a depth.

2hr survey. Start time 17:00
Weather conditions: sunny/fair/overcast, sea state 3, wind direction W
Five bottlenose dolphins

There was five bottlenose dolphins spotted throughout the survey. They were spotted in various areas around the bay. They were spotted between the cardinal buoy and headland. They displayed various behaviours such as leaping, tail slapping and diving thought to be foraging at a depth. They remained in the area for the entire survey.