29/09/2018: Bottlenose Dolphins, Atlantic Grey Seals and Harbour Porpoise

Survey Type:
Boat Based Sightings
September 29, 2018
Surveys Conducted:

Survey Observations

Weather conditions: No precipitation, Sea State 1-3, Visibility >10km, Wind force 1-3

Three of our Living Seas volunteers carried out an all day boat survey yesterday with the Cardigan Bay Big 3 being observed. Bottlenose Dolphins were seen throughout the survey foraging and travelling. There were also around 30 Atlantic Grey Seals hauled out and swimming in a rocky bay between Cardigan Island and Mwnt. One group of 2 harbour porpoises were observed early on in the day around 100 metres from the boat.

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