2hr survey. Start time 10:45
Weather conditions: sea state 0-1, visibility >10km, light swell
Ten bottlenose dolphins
Two Bottlenose dolphins were seen foraging in the harbour at the beginning of the survey. Later six dolphins were spotted near Ynys Lochtyn where they were foraging, milling, leaping and travelling north. We then saw one Atlantic grey seal hauled out near Cwm Tydu. Two dolphins were seen on the way back up the coat travelling east.
2hr survey. Start time 12:45
Weather conditions: sea state 1, visibility >10km, light to moderate swell
Six Bottlenose dolphins including two calves
One Bottlenose dolphin was seen foraging near New Quay at the beginning of the survey. We later spotted another two dolphins foraging near Cwm Tydu and were joined by three dolphins including one calf at Ynys Lochtyn. They were foraging, leaping and bow-riding.
2hr survey. Start time 14:45
Weather conditions: sea state 2-4, visibility >10km, moderate to heavy swell
One Atlantic grey seal
One Atlantic grey seal was spotted in the water near New Quay headland.