02/08/11: 18 bottlenose dolphins and 12 Atlantic grey seals

2hr survey, Start time 10:00
Weather conditions: sea state 1-3, visibility >10km, light swell
15 Bottlenose dolphins and 12 Atlantic grey seals

Our first sighting was four bottlenose dolphins foraging around New Quay head. Five Atlantic grey seals were then seen near shore just past Castell beach. A group of seven bottlenose dolphins were seen travelling and foraging at Ynys Lochtyn, with another four bottlenose dolphins including one calf were seen at New Quay head at the end of the survey.

2hr survey, Start time 12:00
Weather conditions: sea state 2-3, visibility >10km, light swell
3 bottlenose dolphins and 1 Atlantic grey seal

Three bottlenose dolphins were spotted just off New Quay head at the beginning of the survey foraging, and one Atlantic grey seal was located near Bird’s Rock.

2hr survey, Start time 14:00
Weather conditions: sea state 2-3, visibility >10km, light to moderate swell
Five Atlantic grey seals

Five Atlantic grey seals located near Ynys Lochtyn, four were found in the water and one was found hauled out.

2hr survey, Start time 16:00
Weather conditions: sea state 1-3, visibility >10km, light to moderate swell
2 Atlantic grey seals

Two Atlantic grey seals were observed between Ynys Lochtyn and Trwyn Crou, both of which were found in the water.