4/11/2017: Bottlenose dolphins

Survey Type:
Land Based Sightings
Date:
November 4, 2017
Species Recorded:
Bottlenose dolphin
Surveys Conducted:
3

Survey Observations

2hr survey. Start time 09:00
Weather conditions: Overcast, sea state 3, wind direction NW

At the start of this survey a group of 3 bottlenose dolphins including one calf was seen foraging near the fish factory. These then left the survey area and half an hour later another group of 3 was seen surfing the waves near the harbour wall. These stayed here and foraged for another 15 mins before then leaving the survey area. No further sightings were made on this survey.

2hr survey. Start time 11:00
Weather conditions: Fair/sunny, sea state 4, wind direction N-NW

No sightings.

2hr survey. Start time 13:00
Weather conditions: Fair/sunny, sea state 3-4, wind direction NW-WNW

No sightings.