Weather conditions: Sea state 1-3, Visibility >10km, Light
Despite the bad weather our Living Seas volunteers conducted three boat surveys aboard the Sulaire and Anna Lloyd. Atlantic grey seals and bottlenose dolphins were seen throughout each survey.
Weather conditions: sea state 2-3, visibility >10km, medium swell
Our living seas volunteers carried out a two hour boat survey on board the Anna Lloyd yesterday afternoon. Four bottlenose dolphins were spotted foraging and one Atlantic grey seal was seen swimming and two hauled out.
Weather conditions: fair-overcast, Sea state 1, Wind direction S/SW
Our volunteers conducted surveys from 7am-7pm. Bottlenose dolphins were spotted in every survey with two Atlantic grey seals making appearances frequently throughout two of the afternoon surveys.
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.
Weather conditions: sea state 2-4, visibility 1-10km, light swell
One, two hour boat survey was conducted on board the Anna Lloyd by one of our living seas volunteer where thirteen Atlantic grey seals were seen hauled out, bottling and swimming and three Bottlenose dolphins were seen foraging
Weather conditions: Sea state 1, Visibility >10km, Light swell
One of our Living Seas volunteers conducted a boat survey aboard the Anna Lloyd. Six bottlenose dolphins were seen at the start of the trip and the end of the trip. They were seen bow riding and leaping. Three Atlantic Grey Seals were seen throughout the survey bottling and swimming.
Weather conditions: Sunny, Sea state 3-5, Wind direction None – N/NW.
Five bottlenose dolphins were present in the bay from the start of our surveys yesterday together with an Atlantic grey seal off the harbour wall. The dolphins were socialising and foraging. Our Living Seas Volunteers continued having sightings of small groups of dolphins throughout the morning. After a quiet afternoon there were further occasional dolphin sightings from 4pm on and another seal was seen bottling in the water north of the harbour wall.
Weather conditions: Variable, sea state 1, visibility 10km, light swell
One of our Living seas volunteers conducted a boat survey aboard the Sulaire. Eight Atlantic Grey Seals were spotted bottling and basking. Four bottlenose dolphins were also spotted travelling north.
Weather conditions: Variable, sea state 1-2, visibility 1-10km, light swell
One of our Living seas volunteers conducted a boat survey aboard the Sulaire. Seven Bottlenose Dolphins were spotted travelling and Milling and three Atlantic Grey Seals were seen swimming and logging down the coast towards Llangrannog.
Weather conditions: Overcast with sunny periods, Sea state 1-3, Wind direction N/NW.
Our Living seas volunteers spotted bottlenose dolphins during each of the six surveys conducted yesterday. The dolphins were in small groups travelling through the bay and foraging. During the second survey of the morning Atlantic grey seals were observed twice bottling in the sea north of the harbour wall.
Weather conditions: Overcast with some rain clearing later, sea state 1/2, wind direction S/W
A quiet morning for our Living Seas Volunteers with just the sighting of two Atlantic grey seals north of the harbour wall. Around 5 pm a group of four bottlenose dolphins appeared off the headland. Three of these remained throughout the evening survey giving a spectacular display of leaping and splashy behaviour.
Weather conditions: sea state 0-1, visibility >10km, light swell
Living Seas volunteers conducted two boat surveys today aboard the Anna Lloyd. During the first survey a number of bottlenose dolphin groups were spotted foraging and socialising. A lone Atlantic grey seal was seen hauled out on rocks. Large aggregations of herring gulls, kittiwakes, razorbills and gannets were also seen resting on the water. In the second survey our volunteer spotted both dolphins and grey seals.