14/08/2017: 6 bottlenose dolphins and 4 Atlantic grey seals

2 hour survey, start time 12.15
Weather conditions: sea state 1-3, visibility >10, light swell
Four bottlenose dolphins and two Atlantic grey seals

The first sighting of the survey was of two Atlantic grey seals in the water close to Birds Rock. Further down the coastline, an adult and a juvenile bottlenose dolphin were seen foraging with some leaping. Offshore on the way back to New Quay, two more bottlenose dolphins were seen leaping and head slapping. Gannets were spotted associating with both groups of dolphins.

2 hour survey, start time 14.15
Weather conditions: sea state 1-3, visibility >10, light swell
Two bottlenose dolphins and two Atlantic grey seals

An adult and juvenile bottlenose dolphin were seen foraging in the same place as in the previous survey. Gannets were also seen flying above and associating with the dolphins. The second sighting of the survey was of two Atlantic grey seals bottling and swimming in the water.