Moonlight and Starlight still here 15 months on

Moonlight and Starlight still here 15 months on

Above photo: Charles Shimmin, Ramsey bay If you still haven’t seen our dedicated website to Moonlight and Starlight please do take a look. It contains all info about this pair including sightings plots, photos and videos. You can view it by clicking here Our...

Pilot whale stranding 17th November 2020

***Warning, this post contains graphic images** On 17th November 2020, MWDW, along with the Manx Wildlife Trust and DEFA, attended an unusual stranding of a long-finned pilot whale Globicephala melas. The animal had washed in on the morning tide the previous day and...
Probable rare Sei whale sighting

Probable rare Sei whale sighting

20200920-482A38152 20200920-482A38152-2 20200920-482A38162 20200920-482A381712 On 20th September 2020, during Minke whale season, MWDW were conducting a land-based survey at Marine drive and spotted 2 whales which we suspect to have been Sei whales Balaenoptera...
Let’s celebrate the beach and sea!

Let’s celebrate the beach and sea!

Festival of the Beach and Sea happened recently on the island, and you already know that yours truly were there to celebrate it! Manx Whale and Dolphin Watch had yet another successful stall in a festival, but sadly there were no special guests to arrive. It was here...
Moonlight steals the spotlight

Moonlight steals the spotlight

Greeting fellow cetacean lovers! It has been a while since the Manx Whale and Dolphin Watch have updated you on our life and what we have been doing so without further ado, let’s take a dive straight into it!   On the second of August, the annual Peel Carnival...