Sighting Update 15/10/19: Bottlenose Dolphins

Survey Type:
Land Based Sightings
Date:
October 15, 2019
Species Recorded:
Bottlenose dolphin
Surveys Conducted:
4

Survey Observations

Weather conditions: Fair/sunny and overcast. Sea state 1-2, wind direction SE/SW/W/S.

Our living seas volunteers conducted surveys from 9am-5pm and Bottlenose dolphins were seen on all surveys. The dolphins were observed milling and chasing prey at the surface as well as leaping and lunging. At least 3 Bottlenose Dolphin calves were also spotted in the first two watches!