22/07/2013: 28 bottlenose dolphins, 10 Atlantic grey seals

2hr survey, start time 10.00
Weather conditions: visibility 1-10km, sea state 2-3, light swell
Eight bottlenose dolphins, 1 Atlantic grey seal

One adult dolphin was seen travelling east in the harbour area and two more foraging in the same area with one further out travelling south. A mother and calf were foraging at Target rock. At Llangrannog a Atlantic grey seal was seen hauled out and finally on the way back in the mother and calf were still foraging off of target rock.

2hr survey, start time 12.00
Weather conditions: visibility >10km, sea state 1-2, light swell
Two bottlenose dolphins , Four Atlantic grey seals

Mother and calf bottlenose dolphin were seen in close contact foraging at target rock. One adult female grey seal was seen swimming off shore at cymtydu.  Then three more seals were seen at Llangrannog, one hauled out and two female in the water.

2hr survey, start time 14.00
Weather conditions: visibility 1-10km, sea state 0-1, light swell
Two bottlenose dolphins, four Atlantic grey seals

One male grey seal was seen in the water off Llangrannog followed by a female in the same area. Two more females were seen on the way back, one in the water one hauled out. Then at the first bird colony a dolphin was seen diving, foraging and traveling north. Finally one dolphin was seen diving and foraging at new quay harbour.

2hr survey, start time 16.00
Weather conditions: visibility >10km, sea state 0-1, light swell
Seven bottlenose dolphins

Mother and calf were seen in swimming in close contact near the fish factory and three adults foraging in front of the bird colonies. On the way back into harbour the calf and mother were seem still swimming in close contact at the fish factory.

4hr survey, start time 14.00
Weather conditions: visibility 1-10km >10km, sea state 0-2, light swell
Sixteen bottlenose dolphins, one Atlantic grey seal

Two bottlenose dolphins were seen foraging off new quay harbour wall. At Llangrannog eleven bottlenose dolphins feeding with fish seen, tail slapping, bow riding and traveling.  Off shore at Ynys Lochtyn one grey seal was seen in the water. Beyond target rock one bottlenose dolphin was seen foraging followed by two more.