20/08/12: Nine bottlenose dolphins and one Atlantic grey seal

2hr survey. Start time 10:00
Weather conditions: sea state 2-3, visibility >10 km, light swell
Two bottlenose dolphins

One bottlenose dolphin was seen travelling west near to the fish factory and towards the end of the survey one bottlenose dolphin was seen foraging about 200 metres from the boat.

2hr survey.  Start time 14:17
Weather conditions: sea state 1-2, visibility 1-10km, light-moderate swell
Three bottlenose dolphins and one Atlantic grey seal

One bottlenose dolphin was seen foraging about 100 metres from the boat in the New Quay bay area. Later in the survey, one male Atlantic grey seal was seen in the water 10 metres from the boat near the first bird colony. Two bottlenose dolphins were seen foraging by the fish factory, towards the end of the survey.

2hr survey. Start time 16:30
Weather conditions: sea state 2-4, visibility >10km, light-moderate swell
Four bottlenose dolphins

One bottlenose dolphin was seen foraging, leaping and travelling north-east by Ynys Lochtyn. Towards the end of the survey three bottlenose dolphins, including one juvenile, were seen foraging and travelling west near Target Rock. Three gannets were seen foraging in the same area as the dolphins.