06/08/2018: Bottlenose dolphins and Atlantic grey seals

Survey Type:
Boat Based Sightings
Date:
August 6, 2018
Surveys Conducted:
2

Survey Observations

Weather conditions: Dry, Wind direction:W-SW, Sea State 1-3, light swell, visibility: >10km

 Volunteers conducted two boat surveys yesterday where Atlantic grey seals and bottlenose dolphins were spotted in both. The dolphins were seen splashing and jumping as well as foraging and feeding at the surface. Bottling behaviour and moving in and out of the water was seen by the seals.