27/05/14: Bottlenose dolphins

2hr survey. Start time 09:00
Weather conditions: rain/ overcast/dull, sea state 1-2, wind N
Two Bottlenose dolphins including one calf

Two Bottlenose dolphins including one calf were spotted near the harbour in the second half of the survey. They were travelling and foraging and moved to the cardinal buoy at the end of the survey.

2hr survey. Start time 11:00
Weather conditions: Rain or overcast/dull; sea state 1; wind direction N
Two bottlenose dolphins including one calf

The mother and calf stayed near the cardinal buoy and were thought to be foraging at depth.

2hr survey. Start time 13:00
Weather conditions: Overcast/dull, sea state 1-2, wind NW
Two Bottlenose dolphins including one calf

The same two dolphins remained in the area of the cardinal buoy throughout the survey, still foraging at depth.

2hr survey. Start time 15:00
Weather conditions: sunny/fair, sea state 1-2, wind direction N to NW
Two Bottlenose dolphins including one calf

The mother and calf were still foraging at the beginning of the survey between the cardinal buoy and the fish factory, where they disappeared after 45 minutes.