05/05/2013: 12 bottlenose dolphins

1.5 hour survey, Start time 14:40
Weather conditions: sea state 2-4, visibility >10km, medium swell

A female Atlantic grey seal was seen in water just west of the bird colony at bird’s rock travelling North. When returning to New Quay seven bottlenose dolphins were spotted in a loose group foraging and travelling west. They were located about 300 meters north of the harbour wall.

1.5 hour survey, Start time 16:07
Weather conditions: sea state 2-3, visibility >10km, medium swell

Towards the end of the survey five bottlenose dolphins were seen near fish factory headland. They were staying and regularly surfacing, tail slapping and bow riding.