30/06/2014 – Bottlenose dolphins

2hr survey. Start time 07.00
Weather conditions: sunny, sea state 1, wind direction E to SE
Eight bottlenose dolphins

One bottlenose dolphin, later identified as ‘007’, was seen firstly by the fish factory then moved in and around the harbour wall. A further three dolphins were seen in front of the harbour wall surfacing and leaping. In the last half an hour of the survey a total of seven dolphins were sighted by the fish factory and the two members of the pod came in close to the harbour wall at the end of the survey.

2hr survey. Start time 09.00
Weather conditions: overcast, sea state 1, wind direction NW
Four bottlenose dolphins

Four bottlenose dolphins including a calf were seen in the distance from the harbour wall. They traveled further into the survey area and remained for the entire survey.

2hr survey. Start time 11.00
Weather conditions: Fair/sunny/overcast, sea state 1-3, wind direction N-NW

No sightings

2hr survey. Start time 13.00
Weather conditions: Fair/overcast, sea state 3, wind direction NW
No sightings

2hr survey. Start time 15.00
Weather conditions: Fair/sunny/overcast, sea state 2-3, wind direction N

No sightings

2hr survey. Start time 17.00
Weather conditions: Fair/sunny/overcast, sea state 2-3, wind direction NW-NE

No sightings