01/07/11: 43 bottlenose dolphins and 10 Atlantic grey seals

11.5hr survey. Start time 08:05
Weather conditions: sea state 1-3, visibility >10km, light swell

At 8.05 three bottlenose dolphins were seen foraging 50m from the boat near the fish factory.
At 8.11 two bottlenose dolphins, including a calf, were seen foraging 100m from the boat near the fish factory.
At 8.13 eight bottlenose dolphins, including 2 calves, were seen travelling west, foraging, head slapping and tail slapping 120m from the boat, near the fish factory.
At 10.00 three bottlenose dolphins were seen travelling north 220m from the boat, offshore from Ynys Lochtyn.
At 10.42 17 bottlenose dolphins, including one calf and one juvenile, were seen travelling NE and leaping, tail slapping and feeding, 80m from the boat near Ynys Lochtyn.
At 13.09 three female Atlantic grey seals were seen hauled out 50m from the boat at Cardigan Island.
At 13.17 five Atlantic grey seals were seen at Cardigan Island – two hauled out and three in the water.
At 16.45 two bottlenose dolphins were seen travelling west near Cemaes Head.
At 17.29 six bottlenose dolphins, including one calf, were seen travelling and foraging east of Cardigan Island.
At 18.19 two bottlenose dolphins, including one calf, were seen travelling NE near Mwnt.