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Manx Whale and Dolphin Watch (MWDW) has been at the forefront of marine mammal science on the Isle of Man since 2006. We work year round to ensure the safeguarding of whales, dolphins and porpoises (cetaceans) in Manx territorial waters through non-invasive research and public awareness efforts.

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🐬 Dolphins have just been spotted in Laxey bay and heading south! Please let us know if you see them.
❄ Please be careful on the roads if you're heading out and about today.
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Just sharing this lovely little video to make you feel warm inside on this wintery day 🙂 Thanks Rhi Evans for making the video. All footage taken in Manx waters by MWDW ... See MoreSee Less

Video day 6-so here it is; the final video in our series of Manx cetacean footage. We have covered the 5 key species and this final one is a compilation. We really hope you have enjoyed watching these videos and have learnt some facts about these incredible animals. Please help us to raise awareness of how amazing the Isle of Man is for whales, dolphins and porpoises by sharing these videos and asking your friends to 'like' our page. Video editing by Rhian Evans. If you'd like to contact Rhian about editing work you can catch her on: rhianevans88@live.co.uk All footage taken by Manx Whale and Dolphin Watch aboard research vessels, Girl Pat and Grampus.

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Recent sightings in Manx waters

Date Time Species Total Duration Location Observer
03/11/2017 07:30 Bottlenose Dolphin 40 45

Laxey bay

Shane Stigant
02/11/2017 13:00 Bottlenose Dolphin 10 60

Just off the Llen beach

Waveney Jenkins
02/11/2017 12:00 Bottlenose Dolphin 15 180

Ramsey bay to Cornaa

Martin Packard, Gez Sowrey etc.
02/11/2017 11:30 Bottlenose Dolphin 15 180

Kirk Michael to Jurby

Valerie Ross
02/11/2017 08:15 Bottlenose Dolphin 10 30

1 mile off Bradda head

Neil Barron
01/11/2017 11:55 Bottlenose Dolphin 4 10

Peel headlands, halfway to Ballagyr

Don Brown

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