Weather conditions: Rain and sunny spells. Sea state 1-4, wind directions SW/N/NW
Our living seas volunteers conducted surveys from 9am-5pm. Bottlenose Dolphins were sighted throughout the day. During the 11am-1pm survey the dolphins were quite active with some leaping out of the water!. An Atlantic grey seal was spotted near the harbour wall during the afternoon.
Weather conditions: Heavy rain and overcast. Sea state 1-2, wind directions S
Our Living Seas Volunteers conducted surveys from 9-5pm. Sightings of bottlenose dolphins were consistent throughout the day along the harbour wall. A Atlantic grey seal was spotted during the 11am survey.
Weather conditions: Rain and sunny spells. Sea state 2-4, wind directions SW.
Our Living seas volunteers conducted surveys from 9am-5pm. Bottlenose dolphins were seen throughout the day. Atlantic grey seals were observed. In the 9am survey a volunteer witnessed a young seal pup near the harbour wall.
Weather conditions: Rain and sunny spells. Sea state 1-3, wind directions S, SW.
Our living Seas Volunteers conducted surveys from 9am-5pm. Bottlenose dolphins were seen all day till 3pm. Atlantic Grey seals were also seen frequently throughout the surveys.
Weather conditions: Sunny, sea state 1, wind direction NE
Our living Seas Volunteers conducted from 7am-7pm. Bottlenose dolphins were seen throughout the morning from 9am to 1pm. Atlantic grey seals were also seen along the harbour wall on the 7am and 9am survey.
Weather Conditions: Sunny; sea state 1; wind W/N
Bottlenose dolphins were present at New Quay from the start of our surveys at 9am until mid afternoon. Our Living Seas volunteers recorded at six individuals foraging between the headland and the Cardinal Buoy. There were also four sightings of Atlantic grey seals during the day.
Weather conditions: sunny; sea state 0-2, wind direction S-NNW
Three boat surveys were undertaken yesterday; a 9 hour survey aboard Anna Lloyd and two 2 hour surveys on the Sulaire. All had excellent encounters. The Living Seas volunteer aboard the Sulaire observed the Cardigan Bay Big 3 recording 12 Bottlenose dolphins, three Atlantic grey seals and one group of three harbour porpoises. Meanwhile the all-day survey had a splendid day with sightings of 12 Bottlenose dolphins including 3 new born, 23 Atlantic grey seals including one pup and unusually seven groups of harbour porpoises totalling 22 adults and one calf. In addition there was one confirmed sighting of a common dolphin and one possible thresher shark.
Weather conditions: Overcast/fair/sunny, sea state 1-2, wind direction SW/NW/W
Our living Seas Volunteers conducted surveys from 7am-7pm. Bottlenose dolphins were seen throughout the day. Atlantic grey seals were seen at the beginning and at the end of the day close to the harbour wall. Gannets, Razorbills and gulls were also spotted by volunteers.
Weather conditions: Fair, sea state 2/3, wind SW/W, visibility > 10km
During an all day boat survey aboard the Anna Lloyd there were 3 sightings of bottlenose dolphins including a pod of 10 with two new born. There were also six sightings of Atlantic grey seals along the coast including 4 pups
Weather conditions: Sunny/Fair, Sea state 2-5, wind direction N/NW
Our Living Seas Volunteers conducted surveys from 9am-5pm. During the first survey a lone bottlenose dolphin was spotted surfacing once before disappearing. A female seal was seen close to the harbour wall and later on an unidentified seal was observed travelling in the bay. Volunteers also spotted sandwich terns and cormorants.
Weather conditions: Sunny; visibility >10km; Light swell; wind direction N/NW force 2
During a two hour boat survey our Living Seas Volunteer spotted a group of seven bottlenose dolphins foraging near Ynys Lochtyn. Later as returning into New Quay a lone adult was seen. Also spotted were two female Atlantic grey seals hauled out near Birds Rock and a male seal bottling near Ynys Lochtyn.