Live strandings and the identification of Ireland's cetaceans: 21st July

21st Jul 2018

IWDG in collaboration with the National Biodiversity Data Centre are hosting a one day course at their headquarters in Kilrush, Co Clare.

his workshop will help participants identify and record both whales, dolphins and porpoise sighted or stranded in Ireland and will help attendees develop their field skills. Based in the Shannon Dolphin Centre in Kilrush, Co Clare which houses an extensive collection of skulls and other body parts, we hope to include a land-based watch at Loop Head as part of the workshop if weather allows. 

Venue: Irish Whale and Dolphin Group, Merchant's Quay, Kilrish, Co. Clare

Date: Saturday, 21st July

Time: 10:00 - 16:00

Audience: No experience needed; beginner to intermediate recorders; possible surveyors

Fee: €30 standard; €20 student

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