13/04/2016: 11 Bottlenose Dolphins and 3 Atlantic Grey Seals

2hr survey. Start time 07:00
Weather conditions: Sunny, sea state 1, no wind.

9 Bottlenose dolphins were sighted throughout the 7AM survey from New Quay Harbour Wall. 3 were spotted near the fish factory around 7.30 but two quickly disappeared. One of the 3 dolphins travelled to the Cardinal Buoy. It stayed for a while as it appeared to be foraging. There were also 6 bottlenose dolphins spotted towards the end of the two hour survey near the fish factory.

2hr survey. Start time 09:00
Weather conditions: Sunny, Sea state 1, Wind direction NW and No wind.

At the start of the survey 2 bottlenose dolphins were spotted towards the fish factory and then travelled out of view.

2hr survey. Start time 11.00
Weather conditions: Sunny/Fair, Sea state 1, Wind direction N/E

No sightings.

2hr survey. Start time 13:00
Weather conditions: Fair/Overcast, Sea state 1, Wind direction NW/N/S/SE

2 Atlantic Grey Seals were spotted at the end of the survey just off the headland.

2hr survey. Start time 15:00
Weather conditions: Fair, Sea state 1, Wind direction SW/SE and No wind

1 Atlantic Grey Seals was spotted near the fish factory halfway through the survey.