26/09/2015: 22 Atlantic grey seals

26/09/2015: 22 Atlantic grey seals

2hr survey. Start time: 10:45
Weather conditions: sea state 1-2, visibility >10km, light swell
11 Atlantic grey seals

During the second half of the survey there were five encounters of grey seals. A male and female were sighted 40 meters from the boat. Later four seal pups were sighted on the beach while three females were I the water in front. A few moments later two female seals and a male seal were sighted in the water in the same proximity.

2hr survey. Start time: 12:55
Weather conditions: sea state 1-2, visibility >10km, light swell
11 Atlantic grey seals

During the return journey Atlantic grey seals were sighted along the coastline. four pups were on the beach with two females hauled out, one in the water and one in a cave. While being observed the two females left the beach and exhibited aggressive behaviour with the female in the water. Later 2 additional females were sighted in the water.