21/06/12: 8 bottlenose dolphins and 6 Atlantic grey seals

1.5hr survey: Start time: 10.58
Weather conditions: sea state: 2; visibility: 1-10km; light swell
Four bottlenose dolphins and two Atlantic grey seals

One female Atlantic grey seal was sighted near Bird's Rock hauled out of the water. Three bottlenose dolphins, two adults and a juvenile were seen foraging at Trwyn Crou with gannets circling and diving above them. Another dolphin was seen travelling west a few minuets later also at Trwyn Crou and as the boat turned round to do the inshore leg of the trip another female Atlantic grey Seal was seen hauled out at Trwyn Crou.

1.5hr survey: Start time: 12.48
Weather conditions: sea state: 2-3; visibility: >10km; medium swell
Four bottlenose dolphins and four Atlantic grey seals

Two bottlenose dolphins were seen foraging at Trwyn Crou and whilst the boat slowed down to observe the dolphins four Atlantic grey seals were seen - three juveniles and one adult hauled out of the water. One bottlenose dolphin was seen west of New Quay headland foraging and a further bottlenose dolphin was seen at the fish factory on the boat's return to New Quay harbour.