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Still time to join us aboard in 2015
Still time to join us aboard in 2015

There are still spaces available on the last expedition of the year, now at a fantastic reduced cost!

Unlikely pair swimming in Loch Fyne (photos and footage by Greig, Murdo and Jane MacLeod)
Unlikely pair swimming in Loch Fyne (pho...

Watch this exceptionally rare footage of a common dolphin and a harbour porpoise swimming together

Arctic beluga whale seen in Northern Ireland
Arctic beluga whale seen in Northern Ire...

A beluga whale, a rare arctic visitor was seen off the Co. Antrim coast yesterday 30 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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13-8-2015 14:07 Bottlenose Dolphin 12 Ardnamurchan Camps...
31-8-2015 08:00 Minke Whale 1 Staffin banks off ...
31-8-2015 06:15 Common Dolphin 30 North Minch
31-8-2015 11:45 Common Dolphin 6 Just sourh of entr...
31-8-2015 11:45 Minke Whale 1 Just south of the ...
30-9-2015 22:07 Risso's Dolphin 2 Tiumpan Head
30-8-2015 22:02 Risso's Dolphin 10 Gallan Head, Lewis
28-8-2015 16:00 Common Dolphin 20 Minch from Stornow...
1-9-2015 12:08 Minke Whale 1 Clyde
28-7-2015 14:30 Bottlenose Dolphin 5 Off Malcolm's Poi...
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