30/03/15: “Daily” the Common Dolphin and Bottlenose Dolphins

2hr survey. Start time 09:00
Weather conditions: Overcast/dull, sea state 3, wind direction WSW
One common dolphin and two bottlenose dolphins

Daily the common dolphin seen in the usual sighting area towards the group of boys thought to be mulling about around the surface and fishing. Two bottlenose dolphins spotted travelling towards the harbour, with the sightings just left of the harbour wall.

2hr survey. Start time 11:00
Weather conditions: Overcast/dull, sea state 3, wind direction W
One common dolphin

The same common dolphin was seen throughout the survey. The dolphin was seen foraging and mulling about around the surface in the same area.

2hr survey. Start time 13:00
Weather conditions: Rain/overcast/dull, sea state 3, wind direction W
One bottlenose dolphin and one common dolphin

The bottlenose dolphin was sighted at the very start of the survey towards the fishing factory and thought to be foraging for food, while the same common dolphin from previous surveys was seen foraging again in its usual location (towards the blue boy).

2hr survey. Start time 15:00
Weather conditions: Rain, sea state 3, wind direction SWW
One common dolphin

Throughout the whole survey the same common dolphin from previous surveys was recorded in the same area, typically mulling around the surface and foraging at depth for food.