14/11/17: Bottlenose dolphins and Atlantic grey seal

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Land Based Sightings
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Survey Observations

Weather conditions: overcast and misty, sea state 2, wind direction W/SW

Despite the reduced visibility this morning’s 9 am watch recorded 17 bottlenose dolphins within the bay. They were observed foraging and leaping off shore as well as travelling across the bay. An Atlantic grey seal was also seen close to the wall. The second watch recorded a group of 4 dolphins travelling through the bay and later a second group foraging off the headland.