23/07/2011: 4 Atlantic grey seals and 5 harbour porpoises

1.5hr survey, Start time: 10:06

Weather Conditions; sea state 1-2, visibility >10km, light swell

The only sighting was an Atlantic grey seal hauled out the water at Birds Rock.

1.5hr survey, Start time: 11:33

Weather Conditions; sea state 1-2, visibility >10km, light swell

Our first sighting of the day was a mother and calf harbour porpoise spotted foraging as they travelled South West down the coast past the New Quay headland. Two further sightings of two more porpoises were also spotted foraging on the return trip near New Quay headland.

1.5hr survey, Start time: 13:10

Weather Conditions; sea state 2, visibility >10km, light swell

The only sighting on this trip was of a female Atlantic grey seal in the water near Birds Rock.

1.5hr survey, Start time: 14:39

Weather Conditions; sea state: 2-3, visibility >10km, light swell

The first sighting was of a male Atlantic grey seal hauled out, down the coast slightly from Birds Rock. The other sighting was of a harbour porpoise which was seen foraging just off New Quay headland.

1.5hr survey, Start time: 16:13

Weather Conditions; sea state 2-3, visibility >10km, light swell

The only sighting was of a female Atlantic grey seal hauled out the water which was sighted off Ynys-Lochtyn.