27/08/2016: Fifteen bottlenose dolphins and one Atlantic grey seal

2hr survey. Start time 12:15
Weather conditions: sea state 2-3, visibility >10km, light swell
Three bottlenose dolphins

Towards the end of the survey period, three bottlenose dolphins were spotted off New Quay headland, slowly travelling in a westerly direction and displaying resting behaviours.

2hr survey. Start time 14:15
Weather conditions: sea state 2-3, visibility >10km, light swell
Six bottlenose dolphins and one Atlantic grey seal

Early on in the survey period, three bottlenose dolphins were again spotted off New Quay headland, slowly travelling in a westerly direction. About halfway into the survey period, one female Atlantic grey seal was spotted in the water between Cwmtydu and Ynys-Lochtyn. Towards the end of the survey period, three adult bottlenose dolphins were spotted travelling and resting off the coast between New Quay headland and Cwmtydu.

2hr survey. Start time 16:15
Weather conditions: sea state 0-2, visibility >10km, light swell
Six bottlenose dolphins

About halfway into the survey period, four bottlenose dolphins were spotted leaping near Ynys-Lochtyn. A further two bottlenose dolphins, an adult and a juvenile, were seen foraging in New Quay bay shortly before the end of the survey.