04/06/12: 16 bottlenose dolphins 17 Atlantic grey seals

2hr survey; Start time: 11:05
Weather conditions: Sea state: 2-3; Visibility: >10km; light swell
Seven bottlenose dolphin, seven Atlantic grey seals

A pod of five bottlenose dolphins were seen shortly after the survey commenced outside New Quay harbour including a juvenile. Further down the coast another pod was seen this time consisting of four individuals and also included a juvenile. On the return leg of the survey among the cliffs a group of Atlantic grey seals was spotted consisting of four females and a male. Later two individual female grey seals were sighted.

2hr survey; Start time: 13:24
Weather conditions: Sea state: 2-3; Visibility: >10km; light swell
Five Atlantic grey seals

A group of five Atlantic grey seals was seen among the cliffs consisting of four adult females and a juvenile.

2hr survey; Start time: 15:35
Weather conditions: Sea state: 0-3; Visibility: >10km; light swell
Five bottlenose dolphin, Three Atlantic grey seals

Three individual Atlantic grey seals two females and one male were seen on the route to Ynys Lochtyn. Five bottlenose dolphins including a calf and a juvenile were seen around Ynys Lochtyn. 

2hr survey; Start time: 17:46
Weather conditions: Sea state: 1-3; Visibility: >10km; light swell
Four bottlenose dolphins, Two Atlantic grey seals

A female Atlantic grey seal was seen in the water by the cliffs, a male Atlantic grey seal was also seen in the water but in a cave. Just before the end of the survey at New Quay headland a pod of Dolphins consisting of three adults and a juvenile was sighted.