Sightings Update 11/04/2019: Bottlenose Dolphins and Atlantic Grey Seal

Survey Type:
Land Based Sightings
Date:
April 11, 2019
Surveys Conducted:
6

Survey Observations

Weather conditions: Sunny, sea state 1-2, wind direction SE changing to N/E later in the day

Living seas volunteers conducted surveys from 7am – 7pm and spotted Bottlenose dolphins in three out of six surveys. Around seven dolphins were seen throughout the bay with some individuals coming within 20m of the wall. A grey seal was also spotted in one survey just off the headland. A variety of bird life was also seen including gannets, rock pipits and jackdaws. There was a lot of Gull activity on the headland.