2hr survey. Start time 09:00
Weather conditions: Overcast/fair, sea state 4-5, wind direction NW
3 bottlenose dolphins
A total of three individual bottlenose dolphins were seen throughout the survey. Each dolphin was observed on its own travelling through the harbour and foraging at depths during different periods of time.
2hr survey. Start time 11:00
Weather conditions: Sunny/overcast, sea state 3-4, wind direction N/NW
6 bottlenose dolphins, 1 Atlantic grey seal
Six bottlenose dolphins, including one juvenile, were observed during the 1100-1300 survey period with a maximum group size of three observed close to the harbour wall. The animals were observed feeding in various locations around the harbour and split, with some leaving the survey area, towards the end of the survey. One Atlantic grey seal was also observed close to the harbour wall.
2hr survey. Start time 13:00
Weather conditions: Sunny/fair, sea state 3, wind direction N/NW
2 bottlenose dolphins
Two lone bottlenose dolphins were observed through the middle period of the survey. The animals were seen foraging at depth to the North of the wall and also around the cardinal marker.
2hr survey. Start time 15:00
Weather conditions: Overcast, sea state 4, wind direction N/NW
1 Atlantic grey seal
A single Atlantic grey seal was observed at the very beginning of the survey bottling just in front of the harbour wall.