25/05/2015: 13 bottlenose dolphins, 6 Atlantic grey seals

25/05/2015: 13 bottlenose dolphins, 6 Atlantic grey seals.

2hr survey. Start time 10:13.
Weather conditions: Sea state 2, visibility 1-10km, light swell.
Two Atlantic grey seals, five bottlenose dolphins.

Two Atlantic grey seals, a male and a female, were observed bottling in the water about 50 minutes into the survey. Three adult bottlenose dolphins were then observed foraging with regular surfacing an hour into the survey. At the end of the survey two adult bottlenose dolphins were observed foraging.

1.5hr survey. Start time 12:21.
Weather conditions: Sea state 2, visibility 1-10km, light swell.
Four bottlenose dolphins, one Atlantic grey seal.

At the beginning of the survey two adult bottlenose dolphins were observed foraging, with kittiwakes and razorbills using the situation to also feed. About an hour into the survey two more bottlenose dolphins were observed foraging, with an Atlantic grey seal then spotted in the water.

2hr survey. Start time 14:01.
Weather conditions: Sea state 2, visibility >10km, light swell.
Two Atlantic grey seals.

An hour into the survey two female Atlantic grey seals were observed scanning the surface in the water.

2hr survey. Start time 15:55.
Weather conditions: Sea state 2, visibility >10km, light swell.
Four bottlenose dolphins, one Atlantic grey seal.

An hour into the survey four bottlenose dolphins, 2 adults, a juvenile and a calf, were observed foraging and feeding with fish also seen, and travelling in all directions. An hour and a half into the survey an Atlantic grey seal was observed in the water.