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A Triumph for Citizen Science!
A Triumph for Citizen Science!

16/07/2017
The Trust's Community Sightings Network has gone from strength to strength since its inception in 2004

Minke whale entangled off Mull coast
Minke whale entangled off Mull coast

14/07/2017
A female minke whale has died due to entanglement in a rope. Read more about work HWDT is involved in to prevent this.

Bumper Month for Killer Whales
Bumper Month for Killer Whales

14/07/2017
An incredible time for whale watching in the Hebrides, with 13 sightings of killer whales since the start of July.

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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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LATEST SIGHTINGS

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25-7-2017 16:16 Harbour Porpoise 4 Leinis, Isle of Ba...
25-7-2017 16:05 Common Dolphin 4 Leinis, Isle of Ba...
25-7-2017 16:00 Minke Whale 1 Leinis, Isle of Ba...
24-7-2017 10:20 Minke Whale 1 Bo Faskidale Light...
23-7-2017 17:30 Orca (Killer) Whale 1 1 km south east of...
24-7-2017 14:05 Minke Whale 3 Waternish point
24-7-2017 13:30 White-Beaked Dolphin 1 Loch Linnhe, north...
22-7-2017 17:00 Minke Whale 1 Habost cliff
21-7-2017 14:44 Minke Whale 1 Between Ardnamurch...
21-7-2017 14:05 Minke Whale 1 Between Ardnamurch...
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