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

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

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

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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Search for whales and dolphins on a once in a lifetime adventure

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Read the latest updates from onboard Silurian, our research and education vessel.

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20-7-2017 14:25 Harbour Porpoise 2 Old Dornie
18-7-2017 13:30 Common Dolphin 50 6 miles East of Is...
17-7-2017 18:30 Common Dolphin 15 Loch Scavaig elgo...
20-7-2017 17:45 Minke Whale 1 West of isle of So...
20-7-2017 18:00 Common Dolphin 100 between isle of So...
20-7-2017 17:00 Pilot Whale 2 Minch off Staffin ...
20-7-2017 13:35 Harbour Porpoise 1 Off Duart Castle, ...
20-7-2017 13:42 Bottlenose Dolphin 5 Between lighthouse...
7-7-2017 11:45 Common Dolphin 2 Keills
13-7-2017 11:50 Harbour Porpoise 1 E of Raasay, Lat&L...
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