08/04/2018: Bottlenose dolphins, Harbour porpoises, Atlantic grey seals

Survey Type:
Land Based Sightings
Date:
April 8, 2018
Surveys Conducted:
6

Survey Observations

Weather conditions: Overcast at first becoming sunny, Sea State 1, Wind direction: S then N/NE later

The Cardigan Bay Big 3 was seen from the harbour wall by the Living Seas Volunteers. All surveys except the final one saw groups of bottlenose dolphins. 26 individuals were observed during the day exhibiting various behaviour including foraging and leaping. Two harbour porpoises were present in the bay between 14.30 to 17.00 hours. An Atlantic grey seal and another harbour porpoise were spotted during the final survey of the day.