30/07/11: Bottlenose dolphins

2 hour survey: Start time 09:00
Weather conditions: Overcast / dull, sea state 1, wind SE

In the final few minutes of the survey bottlenose dolphins were sighted at the headland, they were seen to be staying in the area surfacing often.

2 hour survey: Start time 11:00
Weather conditions: Overcast / dull, sea state 1-2, wind SE becoming S later

Bottlenose dolphins seen throughout the first hour of the survey but then disappearing for the next hour. There appeared to be two groups, one lot were seen to be performing long dives which suggests foraging at depth whereas the others were seen to be travelling east across the transect area.

2 hour survey: Start time 13:00
Weather conditions: Overcast / dull, sea state 1, wind SE / S variable

No sightings
2 hour survey: Start time 15:00
Weather conditions: Overcast / dull, sea state 1, wind S / SW until finally coming from the west

No sightings