29/07/2016: Six bottlenose dolphins and one Atlantic grey seal

1.5hr survey. Start time 11:15
Weather conditions: sea state 2-3, visibility >10km, light swell
One Atlantic grey seal

Halfway through the survey, one female Atlantic grey seal was spotted in the water just off the coastline between Cwmtydu and Ynys-Lochtyn.

1.5hr survey. Start time 13:15
Weather conditions: sea state 2-3, visibility >10km, light swell
Two bottlenose dolphins and one Atlantic grey seal

Early in the survey, two adult bottlenose dolphins were seen travelling in a westerly direction by New Quay headland. Later, one Atlantic grey seal was spotted swimming in the water off the coast of Cwmtydu on the way back to New Quay harbour.

2hr survey. Start time 14:45
Weather conditions: sea state 2-3, visibility 1-10km, light-medium swell

No sightings.

2hr survey. Start time 16:45
Weather conditions: sea state 2, visibility 1-10km, light swell
Four bottlenose dolphins and one Atlantic grey seal

One adult bottlenose dolphin was spotted foraging of New Quay headland at the beginning of the survey. On arrival at Ynys-Lochtyn, three bottlenose dolphins, including a juvenile, were spotted travelling in a south-westerly direction and gannets were seen diving in the vicinity. Shortly afterwards, one Atlantic grey seal was spotted bottling in the water just off the coastline.