23/04/15 10 Bottlenose dolphins and 1 Atlantic Grey Seal

2hr survey. Start Time 09:00
Weather conditions: Sunny, sea state 1, wind direction E-NE-N-E
10 bottlenose dolphins

Throughout the survey, 10 bottlenose dolphins, 3 of them calves, were seen in New Quay harbour. They were first spotted all in one group at the fish factory but split up later during the survey. Some of them moved more into Easterly direction, the others to the South. They were observed leaping and jumping around in the first part of the survey, later they were seen in more irregular intervals.

2hr survey. Start Time 11:00
Weather conditions: Sunny, sea state 0-1, wind direction NE
10 bottlenose dolphins

During the first quarter of the second survey, the 10 bottlenose dolphins from earlier that morning could still be seen, moving east. They were seen executing long dives and staying in the same area. They, however, left after about ½ hour and were not spotted later during this survey.

2hr survey. Start Time 13:00
Weather conditions: Sunny, sea state 1, wind direction NW

No sightings

2hr survey. Start Time 15:00
Weather conditions: Sunny, sea state 1, wind direction SE
1 Atlantic Grey Seal

Towards the end of the afternoon survey, 1 Atlantic Grey Seal was spotted logging in the water.