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Katie Dyke

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Our volunteer citizen scientists are making waves in Scotland

By Katie Dyke / 31st August 2021

I’m lucky enough to do a job that I love. For the last seven years I have been managing Shorewatch, our incredible citizen science project…

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Lockdown is lifting and the beach is calling – if you see a whale or dolphin how will you behave?

By Katie Dyke / 20th April 2021

We have all become more aware of giving one another space and respecting social distancing. As we come out of lockdown, we may find we…

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Citizen Science really matters

By Katie Dyke / 23rd June 2017

The WDC Shorewatch team have been recording some really exciting sightings: pygmy sperm whales from the Western Isles, sperm whales from the Moray Coast and…

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Big Watch Weekend 2017

By Katie Dyke / 14th June 2017

Update by Anna Inman Thanks to all Shorewatchers who took part in another exciting Big Watch Weekend! It was great to meet up with so…

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2017 Sightings in Scotland

By Katie Dyke / 6th June 2017

Update by Emma Steel It has been an extremely exciting couple of weeks for cetacean sightings here in Scotland, with a few less common species…

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The Life of Riley, A WDC Shorewatch dog; Orcawatch by Steve Truluck

By Katie Dyke / 6th June 2017

‘ORCA!!!!’ That was the new command billowing from my human during our visit to Duncansby Head, Caithness, Scotland. We’ve done lots of training together including…

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