Sightings Update 20/06/2018: Bottlenose dolphins

Survey Type:
Land Based Sightings
Date:
June 20, 2018
Species Recorded:
Bottlenose dolphin
Surveys Conducted:
6

Survey Observations

Weather conditions: Overcast with rain at times, Sea state 2-3, Wind direction: SW backing N/NW

17 Bottlenose dolphins were seen by our living Seas volunteers during the morning surveys. One group consisting of two females, each with their calf, foraged just off the end of the harbour to the delight of the early morning visitors to New Quay. As the sea picked up in the afternoon observations became fewer but one group of three individuals was spotted in the evening.

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