23/10/12: Nine Bottlenose dolphins and two Atlantic grey seals

1.5hr Survey; start time 13:09

Weather conditions: Sea state 1 – 2, visibility >10km, light swell

One Atlantic grey seal

 

One adult male Atlantic grey seal was spotted bottling in the water off the coast near Cwmtydu.

1.5hr Survey; start time 14:34

Weather conditions: Sea state 1 – 2, visibility >10km, light swell

Four bottlenose dolphins

Four adult bottlenose dolphins were spotted foraging, leaping and tail slapping near the fish factory at New Quay.

1.5hr Survey; start time 16:05

Weather conditions: Sea state 1 – 2, visibility >10km, light swell

Five Bottlenose dolphins and one Atlantic grey seal

 

Two adult bottlenose dolphins were spotted foraging and leaping in the centre of the bay at New Quay at the beginning of the survey. They had Herring gulls associated with them. The next sighting was of an adult female Atlantic grey seal bottling in the water near Castell Bach. One adult bottlenose dolphins was then seen foraging just before entering the bay at New Quay near the fish factory. Shortly after two bottlenose dolphins were spotted foraging and leaping near the fish factory.