Sightings Update 08/08/2018: Bottlenose dolphins

Survey Type:
Land Based Sightings
Date:
August 8, 2018
Species Recorded:
Bottlenose dolphin
Surveys Conducted:
5

Survey Observations

Weather Conditions: Overcast with rain in the morning clearing to give bright sunshine later, Wind Direction: S/SW swinging to W/NW in afternoon, sea state 1-2

Bottlenose dolphins were seen by our Living Seas Volunteers during the morning surveys. The animals mostly remained off shore foraging between the headland and the Cardinal Buoy. Activity quietened during the afternoon with just a brief sighting of a mother and calf north east of the harbour wall.