25/07/14: Bottlenose Dolphins

2hr survey. Start time 07.00
Weather conditions: Sunny, sea state 1-2, wind E to NE
Three Bottlenose Dolphins

At the end of the survey a bottlenose dolphin was seen foraging by the fish factory, and a mother and calf were seen foraging near the harbour wall.

2hr survey. Start time 09.00
Weather conditions: Sunny, sea state 2, wind E to NE
Three Bottlenose Dolphins

Bottlenose dolphins were seen throughout the survey. At the start a mother calf were milling at the surface near the harbour wall. A bottlenose dolphin was also seen travelling east towards the Cardinal Buoy, were it was seen foraging. In the last half hour of the survey the mother and calf travelled to the Cardinal Buoy where they began foraging, and the solitary dolphin was seen leaping.

2hr survey. Start time 11.00
Weather conditions: Sunny, sea state 2, wind NW to NNW
Three Bottlenose Dolphins

In the first half hour of the survey three bottlenose dolphins were seen foraging around the cardinal buoy. Two dolphins then moved away, leaving one dolphin by the cardinal buoy for the rest of the survey.

2hr survey. Start time 13.00
Weather conditions: Sunny, sea state 2, wind N

No sightings

2hr survey. Start time 15.00
Weather conditions: Sunny to fair, sea state 1-2, wind SW to W

No sightings