29/09/2014: Bottlenose dolphins and Atlantic grey seals

2hr survey. Start time 10:45
Weather conditions: sea state 0/1, visibility 1-10km/>10km, light swell
Eight bottlenose dolphins and 11 Atlantic grey seals

Two adult bottlenose dolphins along with a calf were seen close to the New Quay harbour. And soon after another two dolphins were spotted. Further along the boat course, a male and a female Atlantic grey seal were seen hauled out by Llangrannog, as well as a female and a further unidentified seal in the water. Soon after this sighting, three adults in the sea were spotted along with three pups hauled out on the beach. A further three adult dolphins were seen close to the fish factory in New Quay.

2hr survey. Start time 12:45
Weather conditions: sea state 0/1, visibility 1-10km/>10km, light swell
Seven bottlenose dolphins and seven Atlantic grey seals

Three bottlenose dolphins including a calf were seen foraging close to the fish factory in New Quay. Seven Atlantic grey seals, including three pups were hauled out of the beach near to Llangrannog. Upon the return to New Quay Harbour, a further four adult bottlenose dolphins were spotted a far distance away from the boat.