04/07/12 nineteen bottlenose dolphins and two Atlantic grey seal

2hr survey: start time 11:00
Weather conditions: sea state 1-2; visibility 1->10km; swell light
8 dolphins and 1 Atlantic grey seals

The first sighting was seen foraging close to target rock and the second was seen foraging just past New quay head. A female Atlantic grey seal was then seen bottling near to Ynys Lochtyn. Two bottlenose dolphins were spotted foraging and leaping at Trwyn Crou and then four bottlenose dolphins were seen foraging and leaping near the fish factory.

2hr survey: start time: 13:00
Weather conditions: sea state 1-2; visibility 1->10km; swell light
11 dolphins and 1 Atlantic gray seal

Two bottlenose dolphins were seen early in the trip at the cardinal buoy foraging and a further two adults with a calf just round the headland by the first bird colony. In the area between Llangrannog and Ynys Lochtyn four bottlenose dolphins were seen individually foraging over a wide area. Close to Cwmtydu a heavily pregnant female Atlantic grey seal was seen hauled out on the rocks. To finish the survey a mother and calf bottlenose dolphin were seen foraging at Target Rock.