2hr survey. Start time 12:00
Weather conditions: Sea state 2, visibility >10km, light swell.
Six bottlenose dolphins and one Atlantic grey seal
At the beginning of the survey two bottlenose dolphins were seen foraging in New Quay bay, one on either side of the boat. Half way through the trip three bottlenose dolphins were seen foraging near Ynys Lochtyn. In the last half hour of the survey one Atlantic grey seal was spotted in the water near Cwmtydu. At the end of the survey another bottlenose dolphin was seen foraging near New Quay head.
2hr survey. Start time 14:20
Weather Conditions: sea state 2-3, visibility >10km, light swell.
One Atlantic grey seal and four bottlenose dolphins
Within the first half hour of the survey an Atlantic grey seal was spotted in the water near Target Rock, and within five minutes four bottlenose dolphins were seen traveling in the same area. At the same time a Gannet was seen flying overhead.