Sighting Update 20/10/19: Bottlenose Dolphins and Atlantic Grey Seals

Survey Type:
Land Based Sightings
Date:
October 20, 2019
Surveys Conducted:
4

Survey Observations

Weather conditions: sunny and overcast. Sea state 2,3,4. Wind direction S/NE/N.

Our living seas volunteers conducted surveys from 9am – 5pm. Bottlenose dolphins were spotted on 3 of the surveys travelling in front of the harbour wall and out towards the cardinal buoy. The dolphins were observed foraging and chasing prey at the surface. An Atlantic Grey seal was also seen just off the harbour wall.