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Third Standard Survey 2017 Completed
Third Standard Survey 2017 Completed

25/05/2017
Update on our recent monitoring expedition, including some stinky minke action and an iridescent plankton party.

Offshore Survey Highlights Biodiversity
Offshore Survey Highlights Biodiversity

13/05/2017
HWDTs recent monitoring expedition made passage to Stanton Banks (a remote rocky reef), highlighting the biodiveristy present

Second Standard Survey 2017 Completed
Second Standard Survey 2017 Completed

08/05/2017
Update on our most recent monitoring expedition, which included a passage to Stanton Banks and recorded the first basking shark!

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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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27-5-2017 17:07 Minke Whale 1 W of Ardmore Point
27-5-2017 21:15 Bottlenose Dolphin 2 ardnacross
25-5-2017 11:45 Unidentified Dolphin species 3 Loch Eishort
26-5-2017 07:45 Harbour Porpoise 5 From the ferry fro...
26-5-2017 16:00 Risso's Dolphin 2 Off the cliffs at ...
26-5-2017 16:00 Minke Whale 1 Off the cliffs at ...
27-5-2017 13:35 Harbour Porpoise 2 Off the cliffs at ...
27-5-2017 10:00 Minke Whale 1 Off the cliffs at ...
26-5-2017 16:00 Minke Whale 1 Achmelvich beach
26-5-2017 08:00 Harbour Porpoise 1 Old Dornie
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