01/09/12: Bottlenose dolphins and Atlantic grey seal

2hr survey. Start time 12:00
Weather conditions: sea state 1-5, visibility >10km, light swell
Two bottlenose dolphins and three Atlantic grey seals

One bottlenose dolphin was seen foraging, feeding and displaying various behaviours at the end of the harbour wall. A mother Atlantic grey seal was seen in the water and its pup was hauled out at Bird’s Rock. Another Atlantic grey seal pup was seen in Ynys Lochtyn bay. One bottlenose dolphin was seen foraging and demonstrating various behaviours at the end of the harbour wall.

2hr survey. Start time 14:00
Weather conditions: sea state 2-5, visibility >10km, light/moderate swell
Three bottlenose dolphins and two Atlantic grey seals

One bottlenose dolphin was seen foraging near the harbour wall. An Atlantic grey seal adult and pup were seen hauled out at Bird’s rock. Two bottlenose dolphins were seen foraging near the harbour wall.

2hr survey. Start time 16:00
Weather conditions: sea state 1-5, visibility >10km, light/moderate swell
Four Atlantic grey seals

Four Atlantic grey seals were seen at Bird’s Rock; a mother and a calf were hauled, one female was in the water and the same seal pup was seen on the return journey.