29/06/15: 13 Bottlenose dolphins and 13 Atlantic grey seals

1hr survey. Start time 11:06
Weather conditions: sea state 2, visibility >10km, light swell
Ten bottlenose dolphins and five Atlantic grey seals.

Right at the beginning of this survey two bottlenose dolphins were foraging near the harbour of New Quay, and a couple minutes later another individual was seen foraging. Approximately half an hour later another three individuals were seen foraging, including one calf. Five minutes later another two individuals were seen foraging, as well as doing a couple tail slaps. Ten minutes later one Atlantic grey seal was seen in the water, travelling north-easterly. Approximately five minutes later another seal was seen in the water, followed by another sighting of a female seal, hauled out on the rocks. At half past twelve another Atlantic grey seal was seen in the water, and twenty minutes later the last seal of this survey was seen in the water. Less than ten minutes later, back at New Quay, there were still two bottlenose dolphins foraging in the area.

1hr survey. Start time 13:29
Weather conditions: sea state 2, visibility >10km, light swell
Three bottlenose dolphins and eight Atlantic grey seals.

After the first couple minutes of this survey one female Atlantic grey seal was seen hauled out on the rocks. A couple minutes later another seal was seen in the water. Approximately 25 minutes later another male seal was seen hauled out on the rocks. Again a couple minutes later another seal was spotted in the water. A quarter past two another seal was seen in the water, and a couple minutes later three seals were seen in the water, of which at least one was a female. The last sighting was an hour later, when three bottlenose dolphins, including one juvenile, were seen foraging and tail slapping.