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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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20-7-2017 17:00 Harbour Porpoise 1 Sound of Mull
21-7-2017 12:00 Bottlenose Dolphin 8 Tangasdale, Isle o...
7-7-2017 20:00 Common Dolphin 6 E of Stornoway
7-7-2017 17:00 Minke Whale 4 North Minch, W of ...
7-7-2017 18:00 Risso's Dolphin 25 North Minch, W of ...
7-7-2017 19:00 White-Beaked Dolphin 30 North Minch, W of ...
7-7-2017 16:30 Harbour Porpoise 8 North Minch, W of ...
8-7-2017 17:00 Common Dolphin 9 North Minch
2-7-2017 11:00 Common Dolphin 7 Little Minch, W of...
20-7-2017 14:25 Harbour Porpoise 2 Old Dornie
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