2hr survey. Start time 11:15
Weather conditions: sea state 1-2, visibility >10km, light swell
Eight Atlantic grey seals and one harbour porpoise
Within the first fifteen minutes of the survey, a seal pup was spotted hauled out near to Birds rock, and a few minutes later an adult female was spotted in the water, assumed to be the pup’s mother. Throughout the third quarter of the survey a further five adult grey seals were spotted in the water, as well as one more pup hauled out. In the last fifteen minutes of the survey, an individual harbour porpoise was seen travelling east.