30/04/2014: Fifteen bottlenose dolphins, eight Atlantic grey seals

1hr 30min survey. Start time 10:45
Weather conditions: sea state 1-3, visibility 1-10km, light swell
Thirteen bottlenose dolphins and two Atlantic grey seals

Thirteen bottlenose dolphins were seen during the survey. Six were seen at the start of the survey directly by the harbour wall foraging, leaping and tail slapping. Shortly after, five were seen between the harbour wall and the fish factory foraging, breaching and leaping. One hour into the survey two Atlantic grey seals were seen in the water SW of Cwmtydu beach. At the end of the survey two bottlenose dolphins were seen by the harbour wall foraging.

2hr survey. Start time 12:15
Weather conditions: sea state 1-3, visibility started at 1-10km, light swell
Two bottlenose dolphins, six Atlantic grey seals

Two bottlenose dolphins were seen at the beginning of the trip milling around behind the main pier. We then observed a total of six seals; the first at the fish factory then one was seen on the return trip from Ynys Lochtyn, one at Trwyn Crou, two at Cwmtydu and the last one spotted at Castell Bach.