21/03/2018: 2 Harbour Porpoises and 1 Atlantic Grey Seal

Survey Type:
Land Based Sightings
Date:
March 21, 2018
Surveys Conducted:
4

Survey Observations

Weather conditions: Sunny/Overcast, sea state 1/2, wind direction S-W

A total of four 2-hour long surveys were conducted from the harbour, with marine mammal sightings reported during the 1pm-3pm survey.

A pair of harbour porpoises breached suddenly within 20m of the harbour wall; before travelling West towards the headland shortly afterwards and disappearing out of sight. Later in the same survey, an individual adult seal was also sighted within the survey area.