31/08/2014 – 13 Bottlenose dolphins and 8 Atlantic grey seals

2hr survey. start time 1200
Weather conditions: sea state ranging 1-4, visibility >10km, Light swell.
Three bottlenose dolphins

At the beginning of the survey, a single bottlenose dolphin was seen foraging in New Quay harbour. Shortly after a mother and calf pair were seen travelling north and leaping.

2hr survey. start time 1400
Weather conditions: sea state ranging 3-4, visibility >10km, Light - moderate swell.
Two Atlantic grey seals

A mother and pup Atlantic grey seal were seen hauled out near New Quay headland at the beginning of the survey.

2hr survey. start time 1600
Weather conditions: sea state ranging 2-3, visibility >10km, Light swell.
10 bottlenose dolphins and Six Atlantic grey seals

A group of five bottlenose dolphins were sighted at the beginning of the survey in new Quay Harbour. An Atlantic grey seal mother and pup were seen hauled out near Birds’ Rock and shortly after a male was sighted in the same area. Four more Atlantic grey seals were spotted in the water along the coastline around Cwm Silio. On the return leg, a group of five bottlenose dolphins including a juvenile were seen travelling around New Quay bay.