17/04/14: Atlantic Grey Seal and 25 Bottlenose dolphins

2hr survey. Start time 12:45
Weather conditions: sea state 2/3, visibility >10km, light swell
One Atlantic grey seals, seven bottlenose dolphins

One seal was seen within the water near Cwm Tydu beach. The first group of dolphins were seen within New Quay harbour showing a range of behaviours from leaping, socialising and being in close contact with the boat. The second group were seen also leaping near New Quay harbour.

1.5hr survey. Start time 14:30
Weather conditions: sea state 2/3, visibility >10km, light swell
Fourteen Bottlenose Dolphins

A range of dolphin activity was monitored near the fish factory in New Quay harbour showing a large range of behaviours from leaping, bow riding, being in close contact with the boat and also foraging for food around this location.