04/09/12 Bottlenose dolphins and atlantic grey seals

2hr survey. Start time 12.10

Weather conditions: sea state 3; visibility >10km, light swell

One bottlenose dolphin.


One bottlenose dolphin was sighted foraging at the beginning of the survey.

2hr survey. Start time 13.36

Weather conditions: sea state 3-4; visibility >10km, light swell

Two bottlenose dolphins and three atlantic grey seals.


During the survey one bottlenose dolphin was seen foraging in the bay followed by a sighting of a male atlantic grey seal in the water by cwm tydu. By the first bird colony one new born atlantic grey seal pup was sighted with an adult. The last sighting of the survey was one adult bottlenose dolphin leaping in New Quay bay.