31/08/12 Eight bottlenose dolphin, One Atlantic grey seals

2hr survey. Start time 09:00
Weather conditions: sunny/fair; sea state 3; wind direction W/NW
Two bottlenose dolphins

Two bottlenose dolphins foraged close to the cardinal buoy for the last half an hour of this survey.

2hr survey. Start time 11:00
Weather conditions: sunny/fair; sea state 2; wind direction SW/NW
Two bottlenose dolphins

Two bottlenose dolphins leapt and lunged through the water at the cardinal buoy before travellng to the area in front of the harbour wall, but off shore. Here they hunted and fish were seen before they returned to deep foraging over at the cardinal buoy.

2hr survey. Start time 13:00
Weather conditions: fair/overcast and dull; sea state 2; wind direction NW
Four bottlenose dolphins

Two bottlenose dolphins foraged close to the cardinal buoy and then moved to the offshore area in front of the harbour wall where it was noticed another dolphin had joined the pair. The group comprising of two adults and one calf hunted and fish were seen, the dolphins remained in this are hunting, foraging and leaping for the remainder of the survey.

2hr survey. Start time 15:00
Weather conditions: overcast and dull; sea state 2; wind direction W
One Atlantic grey seal

One Atlantic grey seal was seen infront of the harbour wall.