15/09/2016: 12 Atlantic grey seals and 2 barrel jellyfish
2 hour survey. Start time 15:40
Weather conditions: sea state 1-2, visibility 1-10km, light swell, cloud cover 3-8 with and without glare
12 Atlantic grey seals and 2 barrel jellyfish
During the trip, all seal sightings were seen within half an hour of each-other. Firstly, a total of 6 seals were seen in the area together: 2 females were seen swimming while 2 other females were seen resting on the land – with 2 new born seal pups. The next sighting was of an adult female in the water, while the third sighting included a female and also another seal pup hauled out onto the land. Lastly, a single adult seal was spotted also in the water.
As well as the seals, two barrel jellyfish were seen in the water during the first half hour of the survey.