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Whale and Dolphin Day makes a Splash!
Whale and Dolphin Day makes a Splash!

Our sighting simulator was a hit for Whale and Dolphin Day!

2016 Expeditions fully booked!
2016 Expeditions fully booked!

There are now no berths available on our 2016 Cetacean Research Surveys but watch this space for 2017 details

Tiree Regatta
Tiree Regatta

The team headed to Tiree Regatta for a weekend of talks and workshops.

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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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24-8-2016 11:00 Harbour Porpoise 3 Talmine Bay
24-8-2016 12:45 Minke Whale 1 Midfield, Lairg (E...
24-8-2016 15:05 Minke Whale 1 Portencross
24-8-2016 10:30 Basking Shark 1 North of Ulva
17-8-2016 14:30 Harbour Porpoise 2 Glas-leac Mòr, Su...
17-8-2016 14:10 Common Dolphin 50 Glas-leac Mòr, Su...
23-8-2016 17:00 Basking Shark 1 Sound of Mull
17-8-2016 12:35 Harbour Porpoise 5 Annat Bay, Ullapoo...
23-8-2016 16:00 Basking Shark 1 Cairns of Coll
17-8-2016 12:30 Harbour Porpoise 5 Annat Bay, Ullapoo...
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