26/08/2014: Bottlenose Dolphins and Atlantic Grey Seals

2hr survey. Start time 10:00
Weather Conditions: sea state 3, visibility >10km, light swell.
Two bottlenose dolphins and four Atlantic Grey Seals

At the start of the survey two female Atlantic grey seals were seen in the water by birds rock. Later in the survey a female Atlantic grey seal and a new born pup were seen hauled out just past Cwmtydu. Finally two bottlenose dolphins (a mother and calf pair) were seen travelling by target rock, with a gannet flying overhead.

2hr survey. Start time 12:00
Weather Conditions: sea state 2-4, visibility >10km, moderate swell.
Four bottlenose dolphins and four Atlantic grey seals

At the start of the survey two bottlenose dolphins (a mother and calf pair) were seen foraging and feeding by target rock, with herring gulls and gannets flying overhead. Shortly after one bottlenose dolphin was seen foraging by birds rock. Another bottlenose dolphin was briefly seen by the bird colonies. Later in the survey a female Atlantic grey seal was seen past Cwmtydu. Shortly after another female Atlantic grey seal was seen with a pup. Finally an Atlantic grey seal was seen in the water at Cwmtydu.