22/08/12 Bottlenose dolphins and Atlantic grey seals

1.5hr survey. Start time 11:29
Weather conditions: sea state 1-4, visibility >10km, light swell
Eight bottlenose dolphin and one Atlantic grey seal

One bottlenose dolphin was seen in New Quay bay area, foraging 20 metres away from the boat. Three bottlenose dolphins, including one calf, were seen foraging by the cardinal buoy. Further on in the survey, one Atlantic grey seal was seen in the water by Target Rock. Towards the end of the survey, four bottlenose dolphins, including one calf, were seen foraging about 20 metres away from the boat.

1.5hr survey. Start time 14:49
Weather conditions: sea state 4-5, visibility >10km, light- moderate swell
One bottlenose dolphin and two Atlantic grey seals

One grey seal was seen in the water by the first bird colony, about 10 metres from the boat. Another grey seal was seen by Yns Lochtyn, in the water about 20 metres away from the boat. Towards the end of the survey, one bottlenose dolphin was seen foraging in the New Quay bay area.