30/07/2016: 19 Bottlenose dolphins, Two Atlantic grey seals

2hr survey. Start time 11:16
Weather conditions: sea state 2/ 3, visibility >10km, light swell
Nine bottlenose dolphins

Just past Cwmtydu two bottlenose dolphins were seen foraging. Shortly afterwards another adult dolphin was seen travelling in an easterly direction, with gannets spotted nearby. Arriving at Ynys-Lochtyn, an adult and calf were spotted foraging and an adult dolphin was seen bow-riding the boat. Later through the trip three more dolphins, two adults and a calf were spotted travelling.

2hr survey. Start time 12:46
Weather conditions: sea state 1/ 2, visibility >10km, light swell
Six bottlenose dolphins, One Atlantic grey seal

One bottlenose dolphin was seen foraging off Cwmtydu. Later at Ynys-Lochtyn, one adult dolphin was seen travelling. On the return to New Quay, just off Bird's Rock an adult Atlantic grey seal was spotted in the water, and four adult bottlenose dolphins were spotted travelling and foraging.

 
2hr survey. Start time 16:26
Weather conditions: sea state 2, visibility >10km, light swell
Four bottlenose dolphins, One Atlantic grey seal

Two bottlenose dolphins were spotted foraging as the boat reached the headland in New Quay. A grey seal was spotted in the water further along the coast. Two bottlenose dolphins were then seen foraging at Ynys-Lochtyn.