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Breakfast on Silurian!
Breakfast on Silurian!

BBC Breakfast will feature HWDT tomorrow after a film crew joined us onboard last week

Silurian Field Update
Silurian Field Update

As our second team of volunteers prepare to disembark, learn where Silurian has surveying and what species have been encountered

HWDT visiting the Western Isles
HWDT visiting the Western Isles

As part of our Sea Change project, HWDT are visiting a number of communities on the west coast and outer Isles

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The Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust (HWDT) is dedicated to enhancing knowledge and understanding of Scotland’s whales, dolphins and porpoises (cetaceans) and the Hebridean marine environment through education, research and working within Hebridean communities as a basis for the lasting conservation of local species and habitats.

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29-5-2015 19:00 Unidentified Dolphin species 5 Gruinard Bay
28-5-2015 08:00 Harbour Porpoise 6 Mid North Minch
15-5-2015 17:00 Unidentified Dolphin species 3 Salen, Mull
26-5-2015 12:00 Harbour Porpoise 4 SOUND OF CANNA OFF...
26-5-2015 21:10 Other types 8 cluer point, east ...
23-5-2015 08:10 Unidentified Dolphin species 2 Out to sea from Cr...
20-5-2015 10:00 Common Dolphin 30 Melvaig
24-5-2015 19:30 Bottlenose Dolphin 8 Isle of Coll, Near...
14-5-2015 15:00 Minke Whale 1 Ocean between Glen...
14-5-2015 14:00 Common Dolphin 50 Ocean between Glen...
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