16/05/14: Nine Bottlenose Dolphins, One Atlantic Grey Seals

2 hr survey. Start time 10:51
Weather conditions: sea state 1-2, visibility >10km, light swell
Nine Bottlenose Dolphins, One Atlantic Grey seal

At the start of the survey two Bottlenose Dolphins were seen milling around and circling in New Quay harbour. At 11:15 one Atlantic Grey seal was seen in the water near Bird’s Rock. Later in the survey at 11:43 Three Bottlenose Dolphins were spotted near Ynys Lochtyn, quickly joined at 11:49 by four others, including two juveniles. The dolphins began by travelling north, and then displayed a variety of behaviours including bow riding, leaping, tail slapping and resting.