17/08/14: Atlantic Grey Seal and Bottlenose dolphins

2hr survey. Start time: 0700
Weather conditions: Rain/Overcast. Sea state 3. Wind NW.

No sightings.

2hr survey. Start time: 0900
Weather conditions: Overcast/sunny. Sea state 3. Wind WNW.

No sightings.

2hr survey. Start time: 1100
Weather conditions: Sunny/fair. Sea state 4-5. Wind W.
One Atlantic Grey Seal

Half an hour into the survey an Atlantic Grey Seal was seen in the water just off the harbour wall near Traeth Dolau. The animal then moved towards the fish factory where it remained for some time before moving out of sight.

2hr survey. Start time: 1300
Weather conditions: Overcast/sunny, Fair. Sea state 5, 4. Wind W.

No sightings.

2hr survey. Start time 1500.
Weather conditions: Fair/sunny, Overcast/rain. Sea state 3-4. Wind W/WSW.
Three bottlenose dolphins

Half an hour into the survey three bottlenose dolphins were seen moving across the bay off Traeth Dolau, towards the end of the harbour wall. These individuals then moved further out into the bay. For the second half of the survey, at least one bottlenose dolphin was regularly seen foraging near the cardinal buoy.