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New Evening Science Talks a Success!
New Evening Science Talks a Success!

Wildlife and wine have proved to be exactly what Tobermory ordered; with our

Kids Club make origami Knobble!
Kids Club make origami Knobble!

Our first Summer Splashdown got off to a bang with origami impressions of real minke whales from our ID catalogue.

Volunteers spot lunge feeding humpback
Volunteers spot lunge feeding humpback

Silurian sees humpback whales on third survey of the season

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25-7-2016 15:00 Basking Shark 1 Cairns of Coll
10-7-2016 18:00 Orca (Killer) Whale 1 Lochmaddy to Uig f...
10-7-2016 18:15 Atlantic White Sided Dolphin 35 Lochmaddy to Uig f...
23-July... 17:00 Common Dolphin 8 Lochmaddy to Uig f...
25-7-2016 11:25 Orca (Killer) Whale 1 Rubna Hanish, Isle...
24-7-2016 15:30 Harbour Porpoise 3 Kyleakin
24-7-2016 14:30 Harbour Porpoise 3 Kyleakin
21-7-2016 12:30 Harbour Porpoise 1 Sandaig/Loch Hourn
22-7-2016 19:00 Common Dolphin 40 Gairloch
24-7-2016 15:00 Harbour Porpoise 4 Glenelg
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