05/09/2014: Bottlenose dolphins, Harbour porpoise and Atlantic Grey Seals

2hr survey. Start time: 10:00
Weather conditions: sea state 1, visibility 1-10km, light swell v
Six bottlenose dolphins, four Atlantic Grey seals.

Within the first ten minutes of the survey three bottlenose dolphins were seen, including one juvenile were seen foraging and travelling West within Newquay bay. Ten minutes later, two grey seals, including a new born pup were seen North of birds rock. An hour into the survey a further three bottlenose dolphins were sighted, including a juvenile, foraging and leaping near Ynys Lochtyn. On the way back a further two Atlantic grey seals were seen hauled out.

2hr survey. Start time 14:00
Weather conditions: sea state ranging 0-1, visibility 1-10km, light swell
Three harbour porpoise, Four grey seals.

Ten minutes into the survey three harbour porpoise were seen travelling west towards target rock. Ten minutes later two grey seals were seen in the water near bird’s rock. Another two grey seals were seen, one female and one male, hauled out and swimming respectively North of Llangrannog.