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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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๐Ÿ‹ 11am, watching one minke whale very close in to shore by the Marine Drive arches! Quite calm water today so get spotting! ... See MoreSee Less

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Recent sightings in Manx waters

Date Time Species Total Duration Location Observer
16/01/2016 15:00 Bottlenose Dolphin 100 70

Marine Drive

Stuart Perks, Gavin Carter
16/01/2016 10:30 Bottlenose Dolphin 20 90

Niarbyl to The Calf

The Wattersons, Martin Lambden and Sound Cafe
27/12/2015 11:00 Bottlenose Dolphin 6 5

Port Jack – Douglas lighthouse.

Shelley & Chris Kilpatrick
27/12/2015 09:37 Bottlenose Dolphin 4 10

Between Santon Gorge and Derbyhaven

Kylie
27/12/2015 08:00 Bottlenose Dolphin 50 65

Bulgham bay – Douglas Bay

Shane Stigant
25/12/2015 11:00 Bottlenose Dolphin 2 5

Langness

Adam and Margaret Kelly

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