15/06/14 – Bottlenose dolphins

2hr survey. Start time: 07:00
Weather conditions: Overcast/dull, sea state 3, wind direction NW

No sightings

2hr survey. Start time 09:00
Weather conditions: overcast/fair, sea state 1-2, wind direction N/NW
6 bottlenose dolphins

Multiple groups of bottlenose dolphins were seen foraging near the cardinal buoy, including a mother and calf. One dolphin moved right into the harbour behind the wall.

2hr survey. Start time 11:00
Weather conditions: sunny, sea state 2, wind direction W/NW
11 bottlenose dolphins

Group of 4 dolphins, including a calf, were spotted foraging around the buoy and fish factory. Multiple groups were seen around New Quay harbour foraging.

2hr survey. Start time 13:00
Weather conditions: sunny, sea state 2-3, wind direction NW/NNW

No sightings.

2hr survey. Start time 15:00
Weather conditions: sunny, sea state 2-3, wind direction N/NNW/NW
10 bottlenose dolphins

A group of six dolphins, with a calf, were foraging around the cardinal buoy and the fish factory.

2hr survey. Start time 17:00
Weather conditions: sunny, sea state 2-3, wind direction N/NNW
2 bottlenose dolphins

A mother and calf bottlenose dolphins were foraging around the fish factory.