Spotting the Manx Big 5 Species of Cetaceans

Spotting the Manx Big 5 Species of Cetaceans

Written by: Eloise Savineau The waters surrounding the Isle of Man are host to a diversity of whales and dolphins. All of our species can be seen close to shore, and are regularly sighted from the coast during our land-based surveys and by the public. May and June...

Risso’s dolphins with calves; a wonderful Easter treat.

It has been a fantastic Easter month for us at Manx Whale and Dolphin Watch with some very special visitors to our waters. It all began on the 17th March when the winter wind finally died down and we had some wonderful calm weather around the island allowing us to...

MWDW in the news

Here’s a link to our recent news article from BBC Isle of Man http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-isle-of-man-30781595

Bottlenose dolphins sightings on the increase

It has been an exciting couple of weeks for lucky members of the public in the north east of the island with a sudden influx of Bottlenose dolphin Tursiops truncatus sightings over the festive period. These 4 metre long, acrobatic mammals are frequent winter visitors...