26/08/11: 5 Bottlenose dolphins and one sunfish

1.5hr survey. Start time 10:00
Weather conditions: sea state 0-1, visibility >10km, light swell
Four adult bottlenose dolphins and one calf

The first two adults were seen just by the harbour wall as the boat began its trip. Shortly after this a mother and calf were spotted foraging slightly further offshore in the bay. A further bottlenose dolphin was seen travelling north east near to the second bird colony just down the coast round New Quay headland.

1.5hr survey. Start time 13:00
Weather conditions: sea state 2-3, visibility >10Km, light swell

No sightings.

1.5hr survey. Start time 14:30
Weather conditions: sea state 3-4, visibility >10Km, light to medium swell

No sightings.

1hr survey. Start time 16:00
Weather conditions: sea state 3-5, visibility >10Km, light swell
One sunfish

One sunfish was seen directly north of the harbour wall out in New Quay bay half way through the survey. It was seen swimming on the surface.