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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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Our plastic free June

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We would like to say a massive thank you to Roisin and Lorraine for organising a wonderful afternoon tea held today at the Millenium Hall in Crosby. We had a great turn out and were even joined by the Chief Minister of the Isle of Man who called the raffle. Thank you to everyone who came along and made the event a success. ... See MoreSee Less

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We still have tickets available for our Afternoon Tea tomorrow ... See MoreSee Less

Afternoon Tea

August 20, 2017, 1:00pm - August 20, 2017, 5:00pm

We are pleased to be holding an Afternoon Tea at Marown Parish Hall starting at 1pm. Delicious homemade scones and cakes will be available and our Education Manager, Jen, will present a short powerpoint presentation summerising the amazing marine life in Manx waters. You are promised a relaxing afternoon in the company of like minded individuals. Tickets £5 can be purchased from our Fundraiser Roisin on 430 534. A raffle will be drawn.

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Definate rissos and possible whale seen blowing around 11:15 bay fine heading north. Have had video of rissos sent in and two phone calls saying what they think was a large whale. Please keep a look out everyone and have your cameras ready ... See MoreSee Less

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Recent sightings in Manx waters

Date Time Species Total Duration Location Observer
25/07/2017 14:00 Harbour Porpoise 7 90

Port st Mary between callow point and the carrick

Stuart Marshall
23/07/2017 14:00 Minke Whale 1 40

1 mile off Bradda head

Chris Burton Shona Boat trips
23/07/2017 12:30 Harbour Porpoise 10 240

Port st Mary between callow point and the carrick

Stuart Marshall
23/07/2017 11:05 Risso’s Dolphin 3 5

Off Langness lighthouse

Richard and Janice Cooil
22/07/2017 16:15 Risso’s Dolphin 5 2

From the Ben-My-Chree

Alex McCormac
22/07/2017 13:45 Unidentified Small Cetacean 1 1

Ramsey outer Harbour

Pauline Johns

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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