22/08/2017: 5 bottlenose dolphins and 5 Atlantic grey seals

1.5 hour survey, start time 10:45
Weather conditions: sea state 1-2, visibility >10, light swell
Two bottlenose dolphins & three Atlantic grey seals

The first sighting of this survey was one grey seal swimming and diving near Bird’s Rock. The next sighting was another grey seal slightly further along swimming fast. The next sighting was a hauled out female seal just along from the fish factory. The last sighting was of two bottlenose dolphins foraging slightly offshore from New Quay bay.

2 hour survey, start time 12:15
Weather conditions: sea state 1-2, visibility >10, light swell
Three bottlenose dolphins & two Atlantic grey seals

The first sighting of this survey was of the hauled out female seal seen on the previous survey. The next spotting was of two dolphins foraging near Ynys Lochtyn, with six associated gannets. On the return leg of the journey there was another sighting of a single travelling dolphin. The final sighting of the survey was an grey seal diving close to Cwmtydu.