Sightings Update 20/07/2018: Bottlenose dolphins, Atlantic grey seal

Survey Type:
Land Based Sightings
July 20, 2018
Species Recorded:
Bottlenose dolphin
Surveys Conducted:

Survey Observations

Weather conditions: sunny becoming overcast with some rain, wind direction Variable, sea state 0-2

There were sightings of Bottlenose dolphins throughout the day.  Our Living seas Volunteers observed dolphins from the start of our 7 am watch and animals were still present in the bay by 7 pm and the end of our surveys.  Nine separate groups were recorded totalling 28 individuals. The animals were seen to be foraging throughout the bay. In addition there was a sighting of a single Atlantic grey seal off the headland.