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Sightings Update 10/07/2019: Bottlenose Dolphins

Weather conditions: fair/overcast, Sea state 1/2, Wind direction variable

Our Living Seas volunteers conducted surveys from 9am-7pm yesterday. Bottlenose dolphins were seen throughout the day. Groups of dolphins were observed travelling and foraging throughout the day. During the last survey dolphins were also seen leaping out of the water. Our volunteers also spotted a number of compass jellyfish close to the harbour wall.

Sightings Update 06/07/2019: Bottlenose Dolphins

Weather conditions: overcast and dull with spells of rain, Sea state 2-3, Wind direction NW/N

Our living seas volunteers conducted four surveys from 9am-5pm yesterday. Bottlenose dolphins were seen in three of the surveys foraging in the harbour and travelling through the bay.

Sightings Update 02/07/19: Bottlenose Dolphins

Weather conditions: Mostly sunny, Sea state 2-3, Wind direction N/NW

Our #Livingseas volunteers conducted 5 land surveys from 9-7 yesterday. During 3 of the surveys groups of up to 5 bottlenose dolphins were spotted in the bay, including a mother and calf. The dolphins were seen travelling, foraging and leaping!

Sightings Update 01/07/2019: Bottlenose Dolphins

Weather conditions: mostly sunny, Sea state 1-4, Wind direction NW

One of our living seas volunteers conducted a boat survey on board the Anna Lloyd with dolphin survey boat trips. Four groups of Bottlenose dolphins were seen throughout the survey foraging and surfacing regularly.

Sightings Update 26/06/19: Bottlenose dolphins

Weather conditions: Overcast initially but becoming sunny later, sea state 2-3, Wind direction N/NE

Dolphins were present yesterday in New Quay from the beginning of our 7am survey foraging north of the harbour wall.  Our Living Seas Volunteer spotted five dolphins but they left the area just after 8 am not to be seen again for the remainder of the morning.  In the afternoon a mother and calf entered the harbour and stayed for just over 30 mins.