2hr survey. Start time 12:00
Weather conditions: sea state 1-4, visibility 1-10km, light swell
Six bottlenose dolphins and five Atlantic grey seals
Three bottlenose dolphins were seen in New Quay harbour, foraging, including one calf. Three more dolphins were seen near the fish factory, two juveniles and one adult. Four grey seals were seen just north of Ynys Lochtyn hauled out on the beach, including two new born pups. Another adult seal was seen hauled on another beach nearby.
2hr survey. Start time 14:00
Weather conditions: sea state 2-4, visibility 1-10km, light swell
Six Atlantic grey seals
One adult female grey seal was seen in the water just south of Cwn Tydu followed by another bull shortly after. Near here, two seal pups were seen hauled out on the beach and two adults were seen close by in the water.