31/07/2017: 16 Bottlenose Dolphins

1.5 hour survey. Start time 10:31

Weather conditions: sea state 1-4, visibility >10km, light to medium swell
4 bottlenose dolphins

During the first survey of the day four adult bottlenose dolphins were spotted just out from the bay. They were spotted briefly so their behaviour was marked as unknown.

1.5 hour survey. Start time 12:15
Weather conditions: sea state 1-4, visibility >10km, light to medium swell
2 bottlenose dolphins

Two juvenile dolphins were spotted foraging near the harbour wall.
1.5 hour survey. Start time 13:46
Weather conditions: sea state 1-5, visibility 1-10km, light to medium swell
5 bottlenose dolphins

The first sighting during this survey was right at the beginning of three adult dolphins foraging by the harbour wall. The next sighting was then around 45 minutes later of a mother and calf travelling north near Birds Rock.

1.5 hour survey. Start time 15:15
Weather conditions: sea state 1-5, visibility >10km, light to medium swell
5 bottlenose dolphins

The first sighting during this survey was three adult bottlenose dolphins near Birds Rock. They were seen to be foraging and swimming. The next sighting was offshore near the headland and it was of three adult dolphins travelling north west.