30/06/2014 – Bottlenose dolphins and an Atlantic grey seal

2hr survey. Start time 10:40
Weather conditions: sea state 1-2, visibility >10km, light swell
Five bottlenose dolphins and one Atlantic grey seal

The first bottlenose dolphin was seen travelling west near New Quay Headland at the start of the survey. Two dolphins including a calf were seen only five minutes later also travelling west. One Atlantic grey seal was sighted in the water close to New Quay Headland. The mother and calf were spotted for a second time slightly further down the coastline.

2hr survey. Start time 12:45
Weather conditions: sea state 1-2, visibility >10km, light swell
Four Atlantic grey seal

In the last half an hour of the survey, three Atlantic grey seals were sighted hauled out close to Cwmtydu. One further seal was sighted only ten minutes later, in the water near Cwmtydu.