28/08/12: Bottlenose dolphins

2hr survey. Start time 09:00
Weather conditions: fair/sunny; sea state 3; wind direction N/NW
Six bottlenose dolphins including a calf

Bottlenose dolphins were seen throughout the survey. All six of the dolphins, including the two calves, were seen displaying a variety of behaviours around the cardinal buoy including foraging, leaping, milling around at the surface and travelling west. The dolphins were also seen foraging and leaping near the fish factory.

2hr survey. Start time 11:00
Weather conditions: fair/sunny; sea state 2; wind direction SW
Three bottlenose dolphins including a calf

There were bottlenose dolphin sightings throughout the survey. The pod of three dolphins, including the calf, was seen foraging and leaping near the Cardinal buoy.

2hr survey. Start time 13:00
Weather conditions: fair; sea state 1; wind direction SW
No sightings

2hr survey. Start time 15:00
Weather conditions: fair/ sun and showers; sea state 1; wind direction SW-SE
Three bottlenose dolphins

The three bottlenose dolphins were seen during the middle of the survey when they appeared to be travelling west and foraging.