15/04/14: 2 bottlenose dolphins, 13 Atlantic grey seals

2hr survey. Start time 10:45
Weather conditions: sea state 2, visibility >10km, light swell
Two Atlantic grey seals, one bottlenose dolphin

Our first sighting was an adult female Atlantic grey seal in the water near Cwmtydu. The second Atlantic grey seal was then spotted hauled further NNE along the coast and was also an adult female. Our final sighting was an adult bottlenose dolphin in New Quay harbour.

2hr survey. Start time 14:25
Weather conditions: sea state 1-2, visibility >10km, light swell
Nine Atlantic grey seals

Nine Atlantic grey seals were seen between New Quay harbour and Ynys Lochtyn, all of which were in the water; three identified as males and one female. Two of the nine were seen together, also in the water.

1.25hr survey. start time: 13.00
Weather conditions: sea state 1, visibility >10km, light swell
One bottlenose dolphin, one Atlantic grey seal

One bottlenose dolphin was spotted travelling and foraging westwards in New Quay harbour. The next sighting, a female Atlantic grey seal was seen hauled out near Bird’s rock.

1.5hr survey. Start time: 16:45
Weather conditions: sea state 2, visibility >10km, light swell
One Atlantic grey seal

A female Atlantic grey seal was seen in the water near Cwmtydu.