27/09/2017: Bottlenose dolphins

2hr survey. Start time 09:00
Weather conditions: overcast, sea state 2, wind direction S

Bottlenose dolphins were only spotted for half an hour of this survey, with a mother and calf being spotted travelling west towards the headland.

2hr survey. Start time 11:00
Weather conditions: rain/overcast, sea state 2, wind direction SE

One bottlenose dolphin was seen foraging near the harbour wall, one seen milling slightly offshore and two dolphins seen travelling North West. Gannets were also seen associating.

2hr survey. Start time 13:00
Weather conditions: overcast/rain, sea state 2-3, wind direction SE

Seven bottlenose dolphins, six adults and one juvenile, were seen travelling east across the bay. Two dolphins were later seen leaping and head slapping near the cardinal marker.

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

Bottlenose dolphins were seen for nearly the entire of this survey, with only half an hour where they were absent. Four dolphins, including a calf, were seen foraging near the cardinal marker, one dolphin was seen foraging close the harbour wall and a mother and calf were seen foraging off the headland.