17/07/13 – 31 bottlenose dolphins, five atlantic grey seals, two harbour porpoise

2 hour survey, start time 10:00
Weather conditions: visibility >10km, sea state 0-2, light swell
6 bottlenose dolphins, 4 Atlantic grey seals

Two male grey seals were spotted hauled out just beyond Target Rock.  Two more grey seals were spotted hauled out just past Cwm Tydu.  After an hour a bottlenose dolphin was spotted foraging and travelling, near Ynys Lochtyn.  Another bottlenose dolphin was spotted foraging just off Target Rock.  Finally four more bottlenose dolphins were spotted NW of the fish factory, displaying close contact and socialising.

2 hour survey, start time 12:00
Weather conditions: visibility >10km, sea state 0-1, light swell
16 bottlenose dolphins

Four bottlenose dolphins were spotted near the bird colony travelling south-east.  Then ten dolphins were spotted foraging offshore at Llangrannog.  Finally, two bottlenose dolphins were spotted foraging just offshore from Target Rock.

2 hour survey, start time 14:00
Weather conditions: visibility >10km, sea state 0-1, light swell
5 bottlenose dolphins, 2 harbour porpoise & 1 Atlantic grey seal
Three bottlenose dolphins spotted at Cwm Tydu foraging.  Two harbour porpoise offshore at Cwm Tydu travelling west.  One female Atlantic grey seal in the water at the bird colony.  An adult and one juvenile bottlenose dolphin were spotted in the harbour leaping , foraging and swimming in close contact.

2 hour survey, start time 16:00
Weather conditions: visibility >10km, sea state 1-3, light-moedrate swell
4 bottlenose dolphins.

Two bottlenose dolphins were seen foraging at the end of the harbour wall at the beginning of the survey, followed by two more foraging offshore at target rock.