01/08/11: 22 bottlenose dolphins, 9 Atlantic grey seals and 5 harbour porpoises

2hr survey. Start time 10:00
Weather conditions: sea state 1, visibility >10km, light swell
15  bottlenose dolphins and two Atlantic grey seals

Several groups of bottlenose dolphins were sighted close to New Quay harbour wall foraging, leaping and travelling east. Two Atlantic grey seals were seen in the water near to Cwmtydu.

2hrs survey. Start time 12:00
Weather conditions: sea state 1, visibility 1-10km, light swell
Five bottlenose dolphins, two harbour porpoises and one Atlantic grey seal

The bottlenose dolphins were seen close to New Quay harbour and were foraging. The Atlantic grey seal was seen hauled out on a rock near Cwmtydu. The harbour porpoises were seen offshore, travelling in a westerly direction.

2hrs survey. Start time 14:00
Weather conditions: sea state 0-2, visibility 1-10km, light swell
Three harbour porpoises and four Atlantic grey seals

The first Atlantic grey seal was seen in the water near New Quay harbour and a further three seals were seen along the coast. Two harbour porpoises were spotted foraging near to Cwmtydu.

2hrs survey. Start time 16:30
Weather conditions: sea state 1, visibility >10km, light swell
Two bottlenose dolphins and two Atlantic grey seals

An Atlantic grey seal was seen in the water west of New Quay with a second seal spotted further down the coast . Two bottlenose dolphins were seen leaping and foraging off New Quay headland.