25/07/15 Four Bottlenose dolphins, One Atlantic grey seal

25/07/15 Four Bottlenose dolphins, One Atlantic grey seal

2hr survey. Start time: 09:00
Weather conditions: Fair, sea state 3-4, wind direction NW
Four bottlenose dolphins

At the start of the survey a group of 3 bottlenose dolphins including one juvenile were sighted near the cardinal marker taking long dives indicating they may be foraging at depth. After 15 minutes another bottlenose dolphin was sighted close to the original three continuing the same behaviour of long diving. For the remainder of the survey period no dolphins were sighted in the survey area.

2hr survey. Start time: 11:00
Weather conditions: Sunny, sea state 2-3, wind direction NW

No sightings

2hr survey. Start time 13:00
Weather conditions: Sunny, sea state 2, wind direction N-NW
One Atlantic grey seal

15 minutes into the survey a single female Atlantic grey seal was sighted in front of the harbour wall. It surfaced regularly for 30 minutes before leaving the survey area.

2hr survey. Start time 15:00
Weather conditions Sunny, sea state 3, wind direction NW

No sightings