2 hour survey, start time 10:11
Weather conditions: sea state 2-4, visibility >10, light swell
3 Bottlenose Dolphins
The first sighting occurred off the headland near Cei Bach where an adult and juvenile were sighted feeding, tail slapping and fast swimming. The third dolphin of the survey was seen later in New Quay bay where it was observed leaping, lunging and fast swimming.
1.5 hour survey, start time 12:32
Weather conditions: sea state 2-3, visibility >10, light-moderate swell
3 Bottlenose Dolphins, 1 Atlantic Grey Seal
The first sighting of the survey happened in New Quay bay, where an adult and calf were seen foraging and leaping. Another bottlenose dolphin was spotted foraging five minutes later in a similar area. The last sighting of the trip was an Atlantic grey seal in the water near Birds Rock.