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HWDT Welcomes Porpoise Protection
HWDT Welcomes Porpoise Protection

A Speacial Area of Conservation (SAC) for harbour porpoises has been designated in the Hebrides

10th Sighting of John Coe This Year!
10th Sighting of John Coe This Year!

John Coe was seen this weekend (17th September) by local fishermen, Gordon Mackinnon and Ritchie Simpson, off Canna and the West o...

Excellent Education Week
Excellent Education Week

A summary of Education Week in Ullapool and the surrounding area

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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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17-9-2016 11:07 Minke Whale 1 Loch Fyne
25-9-2016 17:00 Bottlenose Dolphin 6 Vatersay
13-9-2016 10:11 Minke Whale 1 South of Rhum
13-9-2016 17:32 Bottlenose Dolphin 2 Approaching Castle...
13-9-2016 11:22 Common Dolphin 30 south of Rhum
19-9-2016 18:36 Harbour Porpoise 3 Between Mallaig a...
19-9-2016 17:10 Harbour Porpoise 2 Between Eigg and M...
19-9-2016 16:35 Harbour Porpoise 5 NE of Eigg Harbou...
19-9-2016 16:09 Harbour Porpoise 1 Off Eigg Harbour
19-9-2016 16:07 Other types 1 Off Eigg
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