1.5hr survey. Start time 10:45
Weather conditions: sea state 3-1, visibility >10km, light swell
Five Atlantic grey seals
About ten minutes into this survey a group of two Atlantic grey seals were seen 50m from the boat and this group consisted of one adult female in the water and a pup hauled out. After half an hour another group of two grey seals were seen in the water. Then in the final half an hour of the survey another adult grey seal was spotted in the water 100m from the boat.
2hr survey. Start time 12:20
Weather conditions: sea state 1-2, visibility >10km, light swell
Two bottlenose dolphins and two Atlantic grey seals
About ten minutes into this survey an Atlantic grey seal pup was spotted hauled out 150m from the boat. Then after a further 45 minutes a group of two bottlenose dolphins were seen foraging 300m from the boat. Then in the last five minutes of the survey the last sighting was seen, and this consisted of a grey seal pup hauled out.