Watch out for whales and dolphins around Scotland with WDC Shorewatch
Scotland is an amazing place to see whales and dolphins safe and free; local Shorewatchers are taking action to make sure that it stays that way. Find out how to get involved or report your sightings.
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How does Shorewatch help?
Dive deeper to find out more about how Shorwatch is enabling us to find out more about whales and dolphins in Scotland and how this helps with their conservation.
What are we learning from Shorewatch?
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Orca Watch in Scotland
For the past few days, as part of its Shorewatch programme, WDC has been participating in the annual Orca Watch in Caithness in the very north of Scotland. The event is run at this time of year to coincide with peak sightings of orcas that visit the Caithness coastline and the Northern Isles of Shetland…
Shorewatch, or Haarwatch?! September’s Big Watch Weekend.
WDC Shorewatch’s bi-annual Big Watch Weekend was a brilliant success again this September. The weather was not as kind to us as it was in June with many of our Shorewatch sites covered in a thick haar for most of the weekend. It became a serious case of Haarwatch for many of us… haar haar…
Shorewatch’s September Big Watch Weekend
After a fantastic season it’s time for Shorewatch’s bi-annual Big Watch Weekend: 12th, 13th and 14th September. During this weekend our dedicated Shorewatchers layer up and anchor themselves to their Shorewatch sites, with the aim of completing as many Shorewatches as possible. We will then be able to see what is going on at that exact…
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