27/04/2018: Bottlenose dolphins, harbour porpoise and Atlantic grey seal

Survey Type:
Land Based Sightings
Date:
April 27, 2018
Surveys Conducted:
6

Survey Observations

Weather conditions: rain-fair, sea state 1-3, wind direction variable.

The Cardigan Bay big three were all spotted yesterday from the harbour wall. During the morning surveys bottlenose dolphins were seen leaping and tail slapping close to the cardinal buoy. An Atlantic grey seal was also seen, initially off the headland and then just metres from the harbour wall. In the afternoon harbour porpoise were seen foraging. Bottlenose dolphin were seen again throughout the afternoon and thought to be foraging at depth near the headland.