16/06/14- bottlenose dolphins, harbour porpoise and Atlantic grey seal

2hr survey. start time 10:45
Weather conditions: sea state 0-1, visibility >10km, light swell
13 bottlenose dolphins

A total of 13 dolphins were seen all near the bird colonies and birds rock and towards Carreg Draenog, including three calves. There dolphins were observed foraging and travelling north east towards New Quay.

2hr survey. start time 12:45
Weather conditions: sea state 1, visibility >10km, light swell
14 bottlenose dolphins, two harbour porpoise and one Atlantic grey seal

At the start of the survey 5 bottlenose dolphins were seen near the cardinal buoy, tail slaps and leaps were observed. Two harbour porpoise were spotted near Cmtydu. Four more bottlenose dolphins were seen near Ynys Lochtyn foraging. A female grey seal was seen hauled out on the rocks north of Cymtydu.

1hr survey. start time 14:15
Weather conditions: sea state 1, visibility >10km, light swell
Four bottlenose dolphins

Two groups of two bottlenose dolphins including one calf were seen foraging just off New Quay harbour.