11/07/2014 – Harbour Porpoise, Bottlenose Dolphins and Grey Seals

2hr Survey. Start time: 10:43
Weather conditions: Sea State 1, visibility 1-10, light swell
Ten Bottlenose dolphins, three Harbour porpoises and two grey seals.

Three Harbour porpoises were seen at the beginning of the survey off shore near Cwm Tydu. Later on three Bottlenose dolphins, one of which was a calf was seen near Ynys Lochtyn leaping and tail slapping. Another seven bottlenose dolphins were also seen, and two female grey seals near Cwm Tydu and birds rock respectively.

2hr Survey. Start time: 12:49
Weather conditions: Sea state 1, visibility >10, light swell
Five  Bottlenose dolphins and six grey seals

Two female grey seals were seen at the beginning of the survey, one hauled out and one in the water. Later on four Bottlenose dolphins were seen in quick succession, the first two were travelling east from Llangrannog, the other two foraging and leaping in the same area. A male and female grey seal was also seen.

2hr Survey. Start time: 14:50
Weather Conditions: Sea State 1-2, visibility >10, light swell
Two Bottlenose dolphins, three Grey Seals

Two grey seals were seen at the beginning of the survey round the corner from the fish factory, with a further grey seal been seen later on. Two adult bottlenose dolphins were seen foraging near Cwmtydu.