27/06/12: 11 Bottlenose Dolphins, 1 Atlantic Grey Seal, 1 Jelly Fish.

2hr survey: Start time 11:00
Weather conditions: sea state 1-3, visibility > 10km, light swell
Four Bottlenose Dolphins and seven Atlantic Grey Seals

One Bottlenose Dolphin was seen foraging off New Quay headland 150 meters from the boat. At the bird colony three Atlantic grey seals were seen, two females in the water and one male bottling. At Trwyn Crou and the caves four more seals were seen all in the water and all adults, one was a bull, two were females and one unknown. Back at New Quay headland on the way back two adult bottlenose dolphins were seen foraging and also another one was seen in front of the harbour wall also foraging.

2hr survey: Start time 13:21
Weather conditions: sea state 1-3, visibility > 10km, light swell
Seven Bottlenose Dolphins, one Atlantic Grey Seal, 1 Jelly Fish.

Two bottlenose dolphins were seen foraging at the harbour wall and a further four foraging along at New Quay headland. One Atlantic grey seal was seen at Birds rock, where the birds were very active with 200 razorbills and guillemots associating with the seal. A blue jelly fish was seen at Cwmtydu and finally a lone bottlenose dolphin was seen at the bird colony on the return leg of the trip.