26/05/2015: Four bottlenose dolphins

1.25hr survey. start time 10:53

Weather conditions: sea state 3, visibility >10km, light swell

No sightings

 

1hr survey. start time 12:24

Weather conditions: sea state 4, visibility >10km, medium swell

No sightings

 

1.5hr survey. start time 13:48

Weather conditions: sea state 3, visibility 1-10km, light swell

Approximately half an hour into the survey two bottlenose dolphins (one adult and one calf) were seen leaping and diving.

 

1.5hr survey. start time 15:20

Weather conditions: sea state 3, visibility >10km, light swell

No sightings

 

 

1hr survey. start time 17:00

Weather conditions: sea state 2/3/4, visibility >10km, light swell

Half an hour into the survey two bottlenose dolphins (one adult and one calf) were seen bow riding another boat. The same individuals were then seen again approximately 10 minutes later bow riding and foraging.