16/06/2015: 8 Atlantic grey seals, 8 bottlenose dolphins

16/06/2015: 8 Atlantic grey seals, 8 bottlenose dolphins.

2hr survey. Start time 10:46.
Weather conditions: sea state 2-3, visibility >10km, light swell.
Three Atlantic grey seals, two bottlenose dolphins.

At the beginning of the survey two male Atlantic grey seals were sighted about 50m from the boat. Towards the end of the survey a female Atlantic grey seal was sighted hauled out about 50m from the boat, before two adult dolphins were sighted foraging about 700m out.

4hr survey. Start time 12:56.
Weather conditions: sea state 2-3, visibility >10km, light swell.
Five Atlantic grey seals, six bottlenose dolphins.

At the beginning of the survey two adult bottlenose dolphins were sighted foraging about 300m from the boat. Half an hour into the survey two female Atlantic grey seals were sighted in the water, 100m from the boat. About two hours into the survey two female Atlantic grey seals, hauled out about 150m from the boat, were sighted. Another Atlantic grey seal was soon sighted in the water about 100m from the boat. Towards the end of the survey four bottlenose dolphins were sighted foraging about 200m from the boat.