22/04/2018: Bottlenose dolphins, Harbour porpoise, Atlantic grey seal

Survey Type:
Land Based Sightings
Date:
April 22, 2018
Surveys Conducted:
6

Survey Observations

Weather Conditions: Overcast with some rain becoming sunny later, sea state 1-2; wind direction: S/SW

During the morning surveys three groups of dolphins were seen totalling 15 individual animals. Our volunteers saw varied behaviour including foraging, leaping and socialising. A harbour porpoise and an Atlantic grey seal were also seen. During the afternoon a mother and calf were seen close to the harbour wall shortly followed by the sighting of another pair of dolphins foraging off shore. A second seal was seen scanning off Traeth Dolau.

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