26/07/11: 2 Harbour Porpoises

2 Hour Survey: Start time 09:00

Weather Conditions: Fair/Sunny; Sea State, 2; Wind Direction, NW

 

No Sightings.

 

2 Hour Survey: Start time 11:00

Weather Conditions; Fair/Sunny; Sea State, 3; Wind Direction, NW

 

No Sightings.

2 Hour Survey: Start time 13:00

Weather Conditions; Sunny; Sea State, 2/1; Wind Direction, NW

 

No sightings.

2 Hour Survey: Start time 15:00

Weather Conditions; Sunny; Sea State, 2/3; Wind Direction, NW

 

Two harbour porpoises were seen at 15:15 offshore, to the right of the fish factory milling around at the surface.  Only 1 was seen after that and it moved to almost in front of the fish factory still milling around at the surface.  At 15:45 it was involved in a boat encounter and did not re-appear until 16:15 when it was again spotted in front of the fish factory foraging and then was not seen again for the rest of the survey.