This recording form may be used to record sightings of whales and
dolphins in Shetland waters. Please print off these forms and pass them to
the Shetland Sea Mammal Group - even if you only record one sighting. The forms are in
Adobe Acrobat format - if you do not have an Acrobat reader installed on
your computer you can download it for free from
Adobe acrobat (pdf) reader.
Please return recording sheets to:
Shetland Biological Records Centre, Garthspool, Lerwick, Shetland
by the end of each year.
To report unusual sightings of cetaceans or dead
strandings please telephone: Scottish Natural Heritage (01595) 693345 as soon as possible after
To report live strandings please telephone: Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SSPCA) on
(01595) 840321 as soon as possible after the animal is discovered.