Boat Based Sightings
August 5, 2018
Weather conditions: Dry/, Wind direction: NE-NW, Sea state 0-2, light swell, visibility: >10km
Our Living Seas volunteers conducted an all-day boat survey yesterday and spotted Bottlenose Dolphins, Harbour porpoise and Atlantic Grey Seals during the 20 sightings. Most dolphin groups observed were quite energetic, and the animals exhibited a variety of behaviours including: head and tail slaps, leaping, lunging and rapid swimming, and many of these were shown by a particularly large pod. Three new born calves were seen in this pod along with several older calves.