July 31, 2014   •  
Bottlenose dolphin

Shorewatch

Watch out for whales and dolphins around Scotland with the WDC Shorewatch Programme.

Get involved

Volunteering

Volunteer

Become a volunteer for Shorewatch and help us collect vital sightings data.

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FAQs

Everything you need to know about joining Shorewatch.

Where to watch

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Shorewatch sites

Find out where to watch and what has been seen recently with our interactive sightings map.

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Scottish Dolphin Centre

Watch out for the amazing Moray Firth Dolphins at our Scottish Dolphin Centre.

How to watch

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Training

For existing Shorewatchers - use our online training resources to keep your skills fresh.

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Courses

New volunteers - come along, get trained up and start watching.

Whales and Dolphins in Scotland

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Species ID

Tips for identifying common whales and dolphins in Scotland.

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Species Guide

Discover more about the 85 species of whales, dolphins and porpoises around the world!

Upcoming Events

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Videos

Watch our two videos:

Shorewatch video How to take part in a Shorewatch

How to record your data.

Newsletters

NewsletterKeep up-to-date with the latest news from Shorewatch with our newsletters.