16/09/2014: Bottlenose dolphins and Atlantic grey seals

2hr survey. Start time 1000
Weather conditions: sea state 1-3, visibility 1-10/>10km, light swell
Two Atlantic grey seals and five bottlenose dolphins

One seal pup was seen hauled out on the beach at Bird’s rock and another adult seal was spotted hauled out on a beach south of Cwn Tydu. Five bottlenose dolphins, including two calves, were seen slowly travelling west offshore near the peninsula at Llangrannog.

2hr survey. Start time 1200
Weather conditions: sea state 1-3, visibility >10km, light swell
Two Atlantic grey seals and three bottlenose dolphins

One adult male seal was seen in the water near Cwn Tydu, and one seal pup was seen hauled out on the beach nearby. Two adult bottlenose dolphins were seen foraging near the peninsula at Llangrannog, and shortly after another dolphin was seen, also foraging.

2hr survey. Start time 1400
Weather conditions: sea state 1-2, visibility >10km, light swell
Two Atlantic grey seals and two bottlenose dolphins

Two seals were seen hauled on the beaches around Bird’s rock, one adult and one pup. Two dolphins, a mother and calf were seen travelling east and then feeding near Ynys Lochtyn.