26/07/11: 2 Bottlenose Dolphins, and 13 Atlantic Grey Seals

2 Hour Survey, Start time: 10:09

Weather Conditions; Sea State 3-2, Visibility >10km, Light Swell.

Two Bottlenose Dolphins and three Atlantic Grey Seals

 

The first sighting was a female Atlantic Grey Seal seen in the water, near the second bird colony.  Two bottlenose dolphins were seen foraging off Ynys Lochtyn head land (fish were seen).  Lastly two Atlantic Grey Seals were seen hauled out on the rocks just passed Cwmtydu, one of which was thought to be a pregnant female.

2 Hour Survey, Start time: 12:09

Weather Conditions; Sea State 2-3, Visibility >10km, Light Swell.

Four Atlantic Grey Seals

 

One female Atlantic Grey Seal was seen in the water midway between Cwmtydu and Ynys Lochtyn. The last sighting of the trip was of three female Atlantic Grey Seals, 1 in the water and 2 hauled out on rocks just passed Cwmtydu.

2 Hour Survey, Start time: 14:10

Weather Conditions; Sea State 3, Visibility >10km, Light Swell.

Six Atlantic Grey Seals

 

The first sighting was just passed Cwmtydu towards Ynys Lochtyn where 2 female Atlantic Grey Seals were seen in the water.  Shortly after, another female Atlantic Grey Seal was seen in the water slightly further down towards Ynys Lochtyn.  Again not long after, one female Atlantic Grey Seal was seen in the water slightly inshore of the previous sighting.  The next sighting was of one female Atlantic Grey Seal in the water further again towards Ynys Lochtyn.  The last sighting of the trip was very near Ynys Lochtyn, were one female Atlantic Grey seal was seen in the water.