05/10/2014 – Bottlenose dolphins and Atlantic grey seals

2hr survey. Start time 09:00

Weather conditions: fair-overcast, sea state 1 / 2, wind SE/S

Two bottlenose dolphins and two Atlantic grey seals

During the first hour of the survey, one Atlantic grey seal was seen in the water travelling towards the fish factory. At the start of the second hour, two bottlenose dolphins believed to be a mother and calf were observed leaping and foraging near to the fish factory. During the last 15 minutes of the survey, one Atlantic grey seal was seen in the water near the pier.

 

2hr survey. Start time: 11:00

Weather conditions: fair & overcast, sea state 1, wind S/SE

One Atlantic grey seal

One Atlantic grey seal was seen during the second hour in the water a short distance from New Quay pier.

 

2hr survey. Start time: 13:00

Weather conditions: overcast & rain, sea state 1, wind S/SW

No sightings

 

2hr survey. Start time: 15:00

Weather conditions: overcast & fair, sea state 1, wind SSW-SSE

No sightings

 

2hr survey. Start time 17:00

Weather conditions: fair-overcast, sea state 1, wind SSE-ESE

One Atlantic grey seal

During the first hour, an Atlantic grey seal thought to be female was seen in the water near the pier.