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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 voluntarily 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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Recent sightings in Manx waters

Date Time Species Total Duration Location Observer
21/03/2019 15:15 Risso’s Dolphin 3 20

South Harbour, Calf of Man

Neil, many others
21/03/2019 13:02 Risso’s Dolphin 7 25

Marine Drive, near Pidgeon Stream.

Sue Whittaker & Carol Woodall & Angela
21/03/2019 12:52 Harbour Porpoise 3 3

Marine Drive, near Pigeon Streem.

Sue Whittaker & Carol Woodall
20/03/2019 11:30 Bottlenose Dolphin 12 10

Off Douglas Lighthouse

Neil
19/03/2019 11:20 Risso’s Dolphin 3 10

The Sound

Neil
15/03/2019 11:00 Risso’s Dolphin 4 20

Douglas Head

Lisa Niemy

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