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Manx Whale and Dolphin Watch is a charity based on the Isle of Man dedicated to the ongoing conservation of our local whale, dolphin and porpoise species, collectively known as cetaceans. We work year round conducting non-invasive research to monitor the health of the cetacean population and their habitat. We also work hard to raise public awareness of these animals which is a vital part to their ongoing conservation. 

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Hi everyone, just a heads up for those who have reported a Minke whale/Bottlenose dolphin sighting to our website, we haven't forgotten about you! It's taking us a while to trawl through the many reports we have received and collate them as best as possible, ensuring no repeats are made. Hope to get all sightings live on the recent sightings list by the end of the week. Cheers 🙂 ... See MoreSee Less

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Recent sightings in Manx waters

Date Time Species Total Duration Location Observer
20/09/2017 09:30 Bottlenose Dolphin 2 10

Peel Breakwater

Chrissy Callaghan
19/09/2017 12:30 Bottlenose Dolphin 6 40

Ramsey bay

Jenna Lawley
19/09/2017 10:15 Minke Whale 1 30

Marine Drive, Toll Gate

Mike Craine
18/09/2017 14:55 Minke Whale 1 20

Marine Drive, Little Ness

Colin Gundry
17/09/2017 18:00 Minke Whale 1 30

Marine Drive, Pidgeon Stream

Bill and Lada Henderson
17/09/2017 15:20 Minke Whale 1 10

Marine Drive – Between the toll gates and pigeon stream

Colin Gundry

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We would like to thank the following organisations for supporting our work through financial support and partnerships:

 

Special thanks to the Scheinberg Family