Sightings Update 09/08/2018: Bottlenose dolphins

Survey Type:
Land Based Sightings
Date:
August 9, 2018
Species Recorded:
Bottlenose dolphin
Surveys Conducted:
6

Survey Observations

Weather conditions: Sunny, wind direction: NW, sea state: 2

Mother and calf pairs were spotted in the harbour throughout the day yesterday. Their activity consisted mostly of foraging towards the left side of the bay between the cardinal buoy and the harbour itself. Several other individual dolphins were also spotted foraging around the same areas. Notable seabird sightings include Fulmars, Gannets, Whimbrels and Oystercatchers.