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Sightings Update 15/06/2019: Atlantic Grey Seals

Weather conditions: Sea state 2-3, Visibility >10km, Light/Medium swell

One of our Living Seas volunteers conducted a two hour boat survey aboard the Anna Lloyd yesterday. Unfortunately, no bottlenose dolphins were spotted, however passengers and our volunteer were lucky enough to spot two Atlantic Grey Seals bottling in the water.

Sightings Update: 09/06/2019: Bottlenose dolphins and Atlantic grey seals

Weather conditions: sea state 2 becoming calm, visibility 1-10km, swell light

During 2 two hour boat surveys on board the Anna Lloyd yesterday our Living Seas Volunteers spotted several groups of bottlenose dolphins. At times the dolphins including several juveniles were bow riding the boat. A total of 18 dolphins were spotted including Snowcap one of our regulars.  Also one Atlantic grey seal was seen bottling in the water.

Sightings Update: 31/05/2019: Atlantic Grey Seals

Weather conditions: Sea state 1-3, Visibility >10km, Light/Medium swell

 Despite the rough seas one of our Living Seas volunteers conducted a boat survey aboard the Sulaire. Two Atlantic grey seals, were spotted one hauled out and the other bottling in the water. Gannets were also seen diving.

Sightings Update: 20/05/2019: Bottlenose Dolphins and Atlantic Grey Seals

Weather conditions: Sea state 2, Visibility >10km, Light swell

 

One of our Living Seas volunteers conducted a boat survey aboard the Sulaire yesterday. Three bottlenose were spotted milling around the cardinal buoy and a further six individuals were spotted down by Ynys Lochtyn leaping and surrounding the boat.

Two female seals were seen hauled out by bird rock – one was pregnant.