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.
Already a Shorewatch volunteer?
Login to our database to record your sightings.
Sign up for a training session
Fill in our form to send us your details. We'll be in touch
Get in touch with us and we'll let you know when the Shorewatch team are in your area.
Read more about our successes to date, what's involved in a "Shorewatch" and how we use the sightings data.
Our Shorewatch volunteers are based all around Scotland, from the Moray Firth to Edinburgh, from the Hebrides to Shetland. There are still lots of excellent locations we need help with so please get in touch if you are interested in joining us.
Meet the Shorewatch team
Get in touch:
Please contact us for further information or if you have any questions about Shorewatch.
General enquiries: [email protected]
Northern Isles: [email protected]
Data requests: [email protected]
We work with a number of other organizations who help in running Shorewatch sites as well as sharing data.