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Whale and Dolphin Day makes a Splash!
Whale and Dolphin Day makes a Splash!

Our sighting simulator was a hit for Whale and Dolphin Day!

2016 Expeditions fully booked!
2016 Expeditions fully booked!

There are now no berths available on our 2016 Cetacean Research Surveys but watch this space for 2017 details

Tiree Regatta
Tiree Regatta

The team headed to Tiree Regatta for a weekend of talks and workshops.

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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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23-8-2016 17:30 Common Dolphin 6 Sangobeg bay
21-8-2016 19:30 Harbour Porpoise 2 Sangobeg bay
22-8-2016 16:00 Sunfish 1 camas
22-8-2016 16:30 Orca (Killer) Whale 1 Approaching Canna ...
18-8-2016 19:00 Orca (Killer) Whale 1 Port Asking to Ken...
21-8-2016 11:00 Harbour Porpoise 1 Holy Loch, Strathc...
21-8-2016 12:30 Harbour Porpoise 6 Loch Long, Strathc...
9-8-2016 16:30 Unidentified Dolphin species 4 Off NE pt of Arran
9-8-2016 14:45 Unidentified Dolphin species 2 Loch Fyne, off Eas...
22-8-2016 10:56 Harbour Porpoise 1 Sound of Canna
Full Sightings List