29/08/2015: 6 bottlenose dolphins and 4 Atlantic grey seals

29/08/2015: 6 bottlenose dolphin and 4 Atlantic grey seals

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

A few minutes into the survey, a pair of bottlenose dolphins were sighted, travelling east with irregular surfacing, thought to be foraging whilst on the move and foraging at depth. Nearly an hour later, a female Atlantic grey seal was sighted in the water. Shortly after, another pair of bottlenose dolphins, a mother and her new-born, were observed travelling and foraging.

2hr survey. Start time 12:29
Weather conditions: sea state 2-4, visibility >10km, light-medium swell
Two bottlenose dolphins and three Atlantic grey seals

A pair of foraging bottlenose dolphins, a mother and new-born, was seen about three quarters of an hour into the survey. About twenty minutes later, a lone female Atlantic grey seal was seen in the water, followed shortly by another two sightings of lone Atlantic grey seals, also in the water.

2hr survey. Start time: 14:15
Weather conditions: sea state 2-4, visibility >10km, light-medium swell

No sightings.