New dates announced for National Whale and Dolphin Watch 2021: 24th July – 1st August

Notice to all Sea Watch observers: We welcome records of cetacean sightings during these difficult times but please keep safe and observe Government Covid-19 lockdown restrictions

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How to improve your cetacean photography

Cetacean researchers have adopted photo-ID as a method to identify individuals. As a Sea Watcher, you may be wondering how you can capture the best image of a cetacean to submit to our online sightings form. Apart from writing blogs for the Sea Watch Foundation, I also practice wildlife photography.
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Sei whale sighting in the Firth of Forth!

A Sei Whale was sighted in the Firth of Forth by Erica Linklater-McLennan on April 11th. Dr Chiara G. Bertulli, Sightings Officer at Sea Watch, had a lovely chat with Erica to know more about this incredible and rare sighting. This is her story! My name is Erica Linklater-McLennan, a keen outdoor en
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News and Articles

How to improve your cetacean photography

Cetacean researchers have adopted photo-ID as a method to identify individuals. As a Sea Watcher, you may be wondering how you can capture the best image of a cetacean to submit to our online sightings form. Apart from writing blogs for the Sea Watch
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Sei whale sighting in the Firth of Forth!

A Sei Whale was sighted in the Firth of Forth by Erica Linklater-McLennan on April 11th. Dr Chiara G. Bertulli, Sightings Officer at Sea Watch, had a lovely chat with Erica to know more about this incredible and rare sighting. This is her story! My n
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Earth Day 2021

Restoring Our Earth by Removing Litter #CleanerEarthforourCetaceans The very first Earth Day, in 1970, brought 20 million people together to learn about the environment, the threats it faces and how to tackle those issues. Fifty-one years later, and
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