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Silurian Field Update
Silurian Field Update

As our second team of volunteers prepare to disembark, learn where Silurian has surveying and what species have been encountered

HWDT visiting the Western Isles
HWDT visiting the Western Isles

As part of our Sea Change project, HWDT are visiting a number of communities on the west coast and outer Isles

Dick Balharry
Dick Balharry

The renowned Scottish conservationist Dick Balharry has died aged 77

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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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24-5-2015 19:30 Bottlenose Dolphin 8 Isle of Coll, Near...
14-5-2015 15:00 Minke Whale 1 Ocean between Glen...
14-5-2015 14:00 Common Dolphin 50 Ocean between Glen...
23-5-2015 14:30 Harbour Porpoise 2 off North East Col...
5-5-2015 08:00 Bottlenose Dolphin 15 Loch Spelve
21-5-2015 11:40 Minke Whale 1 Off cliffs at Swor...
19-5-2015 11:20 Unidentified Dolphin species 4 South of Sound of ...
14-5-2015 11:25 Unidentified Dolphin species 4 Loch Sunart entran...
13-5-2015 11:06 Unidentified Dolphin species 30 Sound of Mull to E...
17-5-2015 14:15 Bottlenose Dolphin 9 Bloody Bay, Mull
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