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Sightings Update 03/08/19: Bottlenose dolphins & Atlantic Grey Seals

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

Three volunteers conducted an all day boat survey on board the Anna Lloyd with Dolphin Survey Boat Trips. It was a busy survey as they had 13 separate encounters of both bottlenose dolphins and Atlantic Grey Seals. The dolphins were seen leaping right in front of the boat. Altogether they spotted 33 dolphins and 3 Atlantic grey seals. 

Sightings Update 30/07/2019: Bottlenose dolphins, Atlantic grey seal

Weather conditions: Rain , Sea state 2-5, Wind direction  N/NE/NW

Our Living Seas volunteers conducted surveys from 7am-5pm yesterday. Five bottlenose dolphins were seen at 7am. The group of dolphins were seen travelling, tail slapping, breaching and possibly foraging. During the last survey an Atlantic grey seal was seen bottling. Our volunteers also spotted numerous gannets diving, and other bird species including a sooty shearwater.

Sightings Update 25/07/19: Bottlenose dolphins & Atlantic grey seals

Weather conditions: sea state 2-3, visibility >10km, light swell

Two boat surveys were conducted on board the Anna Lloyd with Dolphin Survey Boat Trips. A total of 11 Bottlenose Dolphins and 9 Atlantic Grey Seals were spotted throughout both trips. The bottlenose dolphins were seen leaping and foraging and the Atlantic grey seals were seen bottling in the water.

 

Sightings Update: 03/07/2019: Bottlenose Dolphins, Atlantic Grey Seals

Weather conditions: Sea state 2-3, Visibility >10, Light

Living Seas volunteers conducted two boat surveys aboard the Anna Lloyd. On our first trip, An Atlantic Grey Seal was spotted swimming in the water. As we were finishing our trip, three bottlenose dolphins made an appearance, foraging and swimming. Bottlenose dolphins were also spotted during the second trip, travelling south.