06/08/14: Bottlenose dolphins

2hr survey. Start time 09:56
Weather conditions: Sea state 2-4. Visibility >10km. Light swell.
3 bottlenose dolphins, 1 Atlantic Grey Seal.

One Bottlenose dolphin was spotted near Birds Rock foraging about 100m away from the boat. Another two dolphins (one calf) were seen close to the other encounter foraging the same distance away from the boat. The Atlantic grey seal was spotted near Ynys Lochtyn in the water around 60m away from the boat.

2hr survey. Start time 10:13
Weather conditions: sea state 2-4, Visibility >10km. Light swell.
Five bottlenose dolphins.

One Bottlenose Dolphin was seen travelling near birds rock. Another Bottlenose dolphin was seen 20m away from the boat just past bird’s rock. One Bottlenose dolphin was spotted near Ynys Lochtyn. Then two bottlenose dolphins including a calf were seen showing a range of behaviours within the harbour wall.

2hr survey. Start time 12:00
Weather conditions: sea state 1-4, Visibility 1-10km, Light- moderate swell.
Two Bottlenose Dolphins, three Atlantic grey seals.

Two Bottlenose dolphins including a calf were seen foraging near bird’s rock 30m away from the boat. Three Atlantic grey seals were then spotted in the water near Ynys Lochtyn.

2hr survey. Start time 14:00
Weather conditions: sea state 2-3, Visibility 1-10km, Light swell.
Four Atlantic Grey Seals

Four Atlantic Grey Seals were spotted in the water 50m from the boat near birds rock.