01/09/2013 – 3 Bottlenose dolphins, 1 Atlantic grey seal pup

1.5 hour survey, start time 10:30
Weather conditions: sea state 1-4, visibility >10km, light swell

No sightings

1.5 hour survey, start time 13:30
Weather conditions: sea state 2-4, visibility >10km, light-moderate swell
Three bottlenose dolphins, one Atlantic grey seal pup

A single adult bottlenose dolphin was spotted just offshore from the fish factory and appeared to be foraging. Further along the coastline an Atlantic grey seal pup was seen on the beach between the two bird colonies. On return to New Quay harbour, two more bottlenose dolphins were seen foraging offshore from the harbour wall.

1 hour survey, start time 14:45
Weather conditions: sea state 2-4, visibility >10km, light-moderate swell
One Atlantic grey seal pup

Only one sighting during this boat survey; the Atlantic grey seal pup seen on the previous boat survey remained on the beach between the two bird colonies.