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Humpback Whale in the Clyde
Humpback Whale in the Clyde

A large humpback whale has been putting on quite a show in the Clyde basin over recent days

Join us aboard Silurian
Join us aboard Silurian

There are still a few spaces left on surveys running this field season, join us aboard and have the experience of a lifetime

HWDT is recruiting!
HWDT is recruiting!

HWDT seeks a Deputy Director, an Education Officer and a Visitor Centre Shop Manager to join our team

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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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28-7-2015 14:01 Unidentified Dolphin species 10 Port Ban by Kilber...
25-7-2015 16:00 Risso's Dolphin 7 East of Flodday Be...
28-7-2015 11:00 Basking Shark 1 Off Caoles, Tiree
27-7-2015 16:15 Minke Whale 2 Waternish Point, I...
25-7-2015 18:00 Common Dolphin 7 Off aiginis, Lewis...
25-July... 11:38 Common Dolphin 3 Stornoway to Ullap...
25-7-2015 11:22 Minke Whale 1 Stornoway to Ullap...
25-7-2015 09:00 Bottlenose Dolphin 2 Loch Snizort, Skye
25-7-2015 08:30 Bottlenose Dolphin 2 Mouth of Loch Sniz...
15-6-2015 10:20 Bottlenose Dolphin 7 Arinagour, Isle of...
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