Harbour Porpoise

WildNet - Niki Clear

The Big Somerset Synchronised Sea Mammal Survey (1): 31st July

Location: Somerset Coast, Various locations
Take part in this first of two exciting synchronised Sea Watch surveys for porpoises, dolphins and other marine megafauna at a Somerset coastal location near you. We aim to have people surveying at every significant headland from Porlock to Portishead!

Event details

Meeting point

Multiple locations


11:00am - 1:00pm
A static map of The Big Somerset Synchronised Sea Mammal Survey (1): 31st July

About the event

Run in conjunction with Somerset Wildlife Trust's Somerset's Brilliant Coast Project and the Sea Watch Foundation, this synchronised survey will be carried out at multiple locations along the Somerset and North Somerset Coast between 11am and 1pm on 31st July. No previous knowledge or training is required but we will provided people with information in advance. A YouTube Somerset SeaWatch Training Video is available. The second survey will take place on the 12th September.



Phone number


Additional booking information

To take part in this citizen science event please register using the email address above and you will be sent all the information you need to take part.

Know before you go

What to bring

Please wear appropriate clothing for the weather conditions. Bring snacks and something to drink too. You will be staying in one spot for several hours. You may also wish to bring a ‘sit mat’.   A good pair of binoculars is highly recommended. 

Contact us

Mark Ward
Contact number: 07880754750