Weather conditions: Overcast and dull, sea state 3, wind direction W
One of our living seas volunteers conducted a survey from 1 pm – 3 pm. The survey was quiet, with a lone Harbour Porpoise spotted surfacing in the harbour towards the end of the survey. Four Cormorants were spotted throughout the survey.
Weather conditions: sun and showers, sea state 3, wind direction SW
One of our Living Seas volunteers conducted a survey from 9 am-11 am. The survey was quiet, with the exception of one Harbour Porpoise spotted travelling and diving near the headland.
Weather conditions: sunny, sea state 2, wind direction S
Living Seas volunteers made the most of the sunny weather and conducted two surveys during the day. A group of three harbour porpoise was spotted travelling across the bay area during the first survey.
Two harbour porpoise were observed foraging in the bay for most of the survey. Other sightings included two red throated divers.
Our Living Seas Volunteers made the most of the sunny weather, conducting three land based surveys during the day. Two harbour porpoise were spotted foraging in the bay area.
A lone harbour porpoise was spotted travelling across the bay. Other sightings included oystercatchers and cormorants.
At the start of the survey a lone harbour porpoise was spotted foraging close to the headland. Other sightings included a northern gannet.
The first survey of the day was quiet with no sightings of marine mammals. However, in the second survey a lone harbour porpoise was spotted foraging close to the headland.
A lone harbour porpoise was seen foraging close to New Quay headland. other sightings included a fulmar and red throated diver.
During the first survey our Living Seas volunteer spotted two harbour porpoise foraging in New Quay bay. An Atlantic grey seal was also observed swimming across the bay.
Weather conditions: No precipitation, Sea state 2-3, Visibility >10km, Wind force 2-3
On our boat survey yesterday our Living Seas volunteer was delighted to spot a small group of Harbour porpoise foraging near the boat, including one mother and calf pair. A number of Atlantic grey seals were also sighted, both hauled out on nearby beaches and swimming near the boat.
Weather Conditions: Overcast with sunny spells, Wind Direction: N/NW/W, Sea state 2-3
Harbour porpoise were spotted throughout the day yesterday by our Living Seas volunteers, with single individuals spotted foraging, travelling, and logging on the surface for long periods. A number of Atlantic grey seals were also spotted, with males and females swimming and scanning close to the harbour wall.