21/04/2014: Bottlenose dolphins, Atlantic Grey Seal

2hr survey. Start time 09:00
Weather conditions: sunny, sea state 2-3, wind ESE
Two bottlenose dolphins, one Atlantic grey seal.

Two bottlenose dolphins were seen traveling east from the fish factory. One Atantic Grey seal was also sighted east of the harbour wall.

2hr survey. Start time 11:00
Weather conditions: Sunny, sea state 3; wind direction E

No sightings.

2hr survey. Start time 13:00
Weather conditions: fair – rain, sea state 2, wind SE
Seven bottlenose dolphins

Seen throughout the surveying period, groups of one to five stayed around New Quay harbour, the fish factory and the reef to the east.

2hr survey. Start time 15:00
Weather conditions: fair – rain, sea state 2, wind NE
Nine bottlenose dolphins

Sightings were made throughout the surveying period, with the dolphins traveling and staying between the cardinal buoy and fish factory. Several calves were also seen.