Orkney and North Scotland

The most recent sightings in this area are:

Harbour porpoise (x1) - Swiney Hill, Lybster, Caithness at 12:00 on 25 Jan 2018 by Colin Bird
Humpback whale (x4) - NW of Orkney on 18 Jan 2018 by John Irvine
Killer whale (x12) - NW of Orkney on 18 Jan 2018 by John Irvine
Harbour porpoise (x3) - Swiney Hill, Lybster, Caithness at 13:00 on 11 Jan 2018 by Colin Bird
Harbour porpoise (x6) - Kirk Hope Bay, Orkney at 11:15 on 6 Jan 2018 by Simon Pinder
Humpback whale (x2) - Scapa Flow, Orkney at 11:58 on 3 Jan 2018 by Simon Pinder
Dolphin species (x3) - Swiney Hill, Lybster, Caithness at 10:00 on 2 Jan 2018 by Colin Bird
Common dolphin (x12) - Scrabster, Caithness at 14:30 on 23 Nov 2017 by Lorna Jappy
Harbour porpoise (x30) - South Hutts, Hackness, South Walls, Orkney. at 11:45 on 22 Nov 2017 by Simon Pinder
Harbour porpoise (x3) - Cantick Head, Longhope, Stromness at 10:00 on 22 Nov 2017 by Simon Pinder
Minke whale (x2) - Ellens Geo, Ulbster, Caithness at 10:00 on 13 Nov 2017 by George Campbell
White-beaked dolphin (x20) - Kirtomy Point at 13:00 on 23 Oct 2017 by Robert Mackay
Risso's dolphin (x4) - Duncansby Head, Caithness at 13:00 on 9 Oct 2017 by Michael Hoit
Killer whale (x4) - Strathay Point, Thurso at 13:00 on 8 Oct 2017 by Ronnie Wood
Long-finned pilot whale (x20) - Thurso Bay, Caithness at 12:00 on 8 Oct 2017 by Karen Munro
Risso's dolphin (x3) - Pentland Firth, Orkney at 14:00 on 29 Sep 2017 by Ivor Thomas
Harbour porpoise (x5) - Dunnet Bay, Thurso at 10:35 on 29 Sep 2017 by Paul Castle
Long-finned pilot whale (x40) - Thurso Bay, Caithness at 15:15 on 28 Sep 2017 by Paul Castle
Risso's dolphin (x10) - Thurso Bay, Caithness at 15:15 on 28 Sep 2017 by Paul Castle
Risso's dolphin (x8) - Pentland Firth, Scarfskerry at 18:35 on 24 Sep 2017 by Paul Castle
Risso's dolphin (x8) - Holborn Head, Caithness at 14:00 on 20 Sep 2017 by Rob Hughes
Risso's dolphin (x6) - Scarfskerry, Pentland Firth at 08:55 on 19 Sep 2017 by Paul Castle
Risso's dolphin (x4) - Inga Ness, Westray at 14:30 on 17 Sep 2017 by Dave McMahon
Common dolphin (x2) - Holborn Head, Caithness at 08:00 on 10 Sep 2017 by Rob Hughes
Common dolphin (x10) - Pentland Firth, Caithness at 17:00 on 9 Sep 2017 by Ivor Thomas
White-beaked dolphin (x2) - Holborn Head, North Scotland at 10:00 on 7 Sep 2017 by Rob Hughes
Harbour porpoise (x1) - John O Groats, Caithness at 19:00 on 27 Aug 2017 by Ivor Thomas
Risso's dolphin (x6) - Burwick Harbour, Pentland Firth, Orkney at 16:00 on 27 Aug 2017 by Ivor Thomas
Harbour porpoise (x2) - South of Swona, Pentland Firth at 11:00 on 25 Aug 2017 by Ivor Thomas
Risso's dolphin (x6) - Thurso, Caithness at 09:00 on 25 Aug 2017 by Rob Hughes
Harbour porpoise (x12) - Caithness, North Scotland at 10:15 on 24 Aug 2017 by Rob Hughes
Risso's dolphin (x8) - Caithness, North Scotland at 10:05 on 24 Aug 2017 by Rob Hughes
White-beaked dolphin (x9) - Caithness, North Scotland at 10:02 on 24 Aug 2017 by Rob Hughes
Killer whale (x4) - Caithness, North Scotland at 10:00 on 24 Aug 2017 by Rob Hughes
Risso's dolphin (x8) - Butt of Ness, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebri at 09:20 on 18 Aug 2017 by Natasha Fenwick
Risso's dolphin (x14) - Scarfskerry, North Scotland at 18:34 on 17 Aug 2017 by Paul Castle
Harbour porpoise (x2) - Burwick Harbour, Pentland Firth, Orkney at 18:00 on 17 Aug 2017 by Ivor Thomas
Risso's dolphin (x2) - Duncansby, Caithness at 10:00 on 15 Aug 2017 by Ivor Thomas
Cetacean species (x1) - Dunnet Head, Scotland at 16:30 on 13 Aug 2017 by Robert Glass
Dolphin species (x2) - Dunnet Head, Scotland at 14:40 on 13 Aug 2017 by Robert Glass
Risso's dolphin (x6) - Duncansby Stacks, Caithness at 15:00 on 11 Aug 2017 by Ivor Thomas
Killer whale (x2) - Burwick, Pentland Firth. at 19:00 on 5 Aug 2017 by Ivor Thomas
Common dolphin (x4) - Strathy Point, Sutherland at 17:00 on 5 Aug 2017 by Peter/ Rachel Hazlehurst
Killer whale (x1) - Lother Beacon, South Ronaldsay, Orkney at 11:00 on 5 Aug 2017 by Ivor Thomas
Minke whale (x1) - Swona, Pentland Firth at 16:00 on 3 Aug 2017 by Ivor Thomas
Risso's dolphin (x7) - Hamnavoe, Orkney at 11:00 on 3 Aug 2017 by Peter/Rachel Hazlehurst
Common dolphin (x6) - Hoxa Head, West side of South Ronalsay, Orkney at 10:00 on 2 Aug 2017 by Peter/Rachel Hazlehurst
Minke whale (x1) - Dunnet Head, North. Caithness coast at 21:00 on 1 Aug 2017 by Thomas Plant
Harbour porpoise (x1) - Rhue, Ullapool at 16:15 on 1 Aug 2017 by Geoff Pringle
Harbour porpoise (x3) - Rhue, Ullapool at 15:30 on 1 Aug 2017 by Geoff Pringle
White-beaked dolphin (x5) - Holborn Head, Thurso Bay, Thurso at 11:55 on 1 Aug 2017 by Paul Castle
Harbour porpoise (x2) - Holborn Head, Thurso Bay, Thurso at 11:52 on 1 Aug 2017 by Paul Castle
Harbour porpoise (x2) - Holborn Head, Scrabster at 11:52 on 1 Aug 2017 by Paul Castle
White-beaked dolphin (x2) - Holborn Head, Thurso Bay, Thurso at 11:43 on 1 Aug 2017 by Paul Castle
White beaked / white sided dolphin (x2) - Holborn Head, Scrabster at 11:43 on 1 Aug 2017 by Paul Castle
Harbour porpoise (x2) - Holborn Head, Scrabster at 11:35 on 1 Aug 2017 by Paul Castle
Harbour porpoise (x2) - Holborn Head, Thurso Bay, Thurso at 11:33 on 1 Aug 2017 by Paul Castle
White beaked / white sided dolphin (x3) - Holborn Head, Scrabster at 11:20 on 1 Aug 2017 by Paul Castle
White-beaked dolphin (x3) - Holborn Head, Thurso Bay, Thurso at 11:19 on 1 Aug 2017 by Paul Castle
White-beaked dolphin (x1) - Holborn Head, Thurso Bay, Thurso at 11:10 on 1 Aug 2017 by Paul Castle
White beaked / white sided dolphin (x1) - Holborn Head, Scrabster at 11:10 on 1 Aug 2017 by Paul Castle
Harbour porpoise (x2) - Holborn Head, Thurso Bay, Thurso at 10:55 on 1 Aug 2017 by Paul Castle
Harbour porpoise (x2) - Holborn Head, Scrabster at 10:55 on 1 Aug 2017 by Paul Castle
Harbour porpoise (x2) - Holborn Head, Thurso Bay, Thurso at 10:38 on 1 Aug 2017 by Paul Castle
White-beaked dolphin (x30) - Thurso Bay, North Scotland at 08:00 on 1 Aug 2017 by Karen Munro
White beaked / white sided dolphin (x5) - Holborn Head, Scrabster on 1 Aug 2017 by Paul Castle
Killer whale (x5) - John O Groats Harbour, Caithness at 18:00 on 31 Jul 2017 by Ivor Thomas
Harbour porpoise (x15) - Thurso Bay, North Scotland at 14:30 on 31 Jul 2017 by Karen Munro
Risso's dolphin (x10) - Thurso Bay, North Scotland at 13:00 on 31 Jul 2017 by Karen Munro
Risso's dolphin (x6) - Noup Headland, Westray, Orkney at 11:00 on 31 Jul 2017 by Peter/Rachel Hazlehurst
White-beaked dolphin (x30) - Drumhollistan By Reay, Caithness at 10:55 on 31 Jul 2017 by Paul Castle
White-beaked dolphin (x15) - Thurso Bay, Caithness at 10:00 on 31 Jul 2017 by Karen Munro
Risso's dolphin (x4) - Thurso Bay, Caithness at 10:00 on 31 Jul 2017 by Karen Munro
Minke whale (x1) - Noup Headland, Westray Island, Orkney at 10:00 on 31 Jul 2017 by Peter/Rachel Hazlehurst
Risso's dolphin (x6) - Dunnet Bay, North Scotland at 09:10 on 31 Jul 2017 by Paul Castle
Harbour porpoise (x2) - Thurso Bay, Caithness at 09:00 on 31 Jul 2017 by Karen Munro
Minke whale (x1) - Noup Headland, Westray Island, Orkney at 22:00 on 30 Jul 2017 by Peter/Rachel Hazlehurst
Minke whale (x1) - Noup Headland, Westray, Orkney at 13:00 on 30 Jul 2017 by Peter/Rachel Hazlehurst
Harbour porpoise (x2) - Thurso Bay, Caithness at 11:00 on 30 Jul 2017 by Karen Munro
Harbour porpoise (x1) - Duncansby Head, Caithness at 11:00 on 30 Jul 2017 by Ivor Thomas
Risso's dolphin (x10) - Noup Headland, Westray, Orkney at 09:00 on 30 Jul 2017 by Paul/Rachel Hazlehurst
Harbour porpoise (x8) - Thurso Bay, Caithness at 20:00 on 29 Jul 2017 by Karen Munro
Risso's dolphin (x6) - Noup Head, Westray Island, Orkney at 20:00 on 29 Jul 2017 by Peter/Rachel Hazlehurst
Minke whale (x1) - Noup Headland, Westray Island, Orkney at 20:00 on 29 Jul 2017 by Peter/Rachel Hazlehurst
Common dolphin (x2) - Yesnaby, Orkney at 12:00 on 29 Jul 2017 by Brian Wilson
White-beaked dolphin (x8) - Holborn Head, Caithness on 29 Jul 2017 by Karen Munro
Common dolphin (x40) - Latheron, Caithness at 20:00 on 28 Jul 2017 by Duncan Sutherland
Harbour porpoise (x2) - Off Island of Little Linga, Stronsay at 17:42 on 28 Jul 2017 by Donald Omand
Minke whale (x1) - Rubha Huinish, North Scotland at 14:00 on 28 Jul 2017 by Kevin Roy
Harbour porpoise (x4) - Kirtomy Point, North Scotland at 13:30 on 28 Jul 2017 by Robert Mackay
Harbour porpoise (x1) - Talmine Bay, North Scotland at 14:00 on 27 Jul 2017 by Nadine Aikman
Minke whale (x1) - Talmine Bay, North Scotland at 09:00 on 25 Jul 2017 by Nadine Aikman
Killer whale (x5) - Gills Bay, Caithness at 21:00 on 14 Jul 2017 by Jackie Osbourne
Harbour porpoise (x2) - Swiney Hill, Lybster, Caithness at 10:00 on 13 Jul 2017 by Colin Bird
Harbour porpoise (x1) - Rabbit Island, Talmine at 08:00 on 13 Jul 2017 by Nadine Aikman
Minke whale (x1) - Talmine Bay, North Scotland at 10:00 on 12 Jul 2017 by Nadine Aikman
Harbour porpoise (x1) - Loch of Stenness, Orkney at 18:00 on 11 Jul 2017 by Chris Burns
Dolphin species (x6) - Birsay,Orkney at 17:30 on 11 Jul 2017 by Jo Lochhead
Harbour porpoise (x5) - Rabbit Islands, Talmine Bay at 11:00 on 11 Jul 2017 by Nadine Aikman
Minke whale (x1) - Covesea Lighthouse, Moray at 10:30 on 7 Jul 2017 by Keith Mills

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