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Join the Wildlife Watch!

Embark on an exhilarating journey with The Loch Ness Centre as we delve into the mysterious depths of the loch!

From March 29 to November 2, we’re igniting our passion for exploration by conducting thrilling research to map and photograph the vibrant wildlife thriving within these waters. Join us to uncover the secrets of Loch Ness as we seek out elusive deer, graceful salmon, enigmatic eels, or perhaps even the legendary Nessie herself! But that’s not all – witness the playful otters, majestic buzzards and kites, whimsical red squirrels, and the awe-inspiring flights of eagles and ospreys. With every click of the camera and every step of our journey, excitement awaits around every corner. Don’t miss out on this captivating adventure – come be a part of our quest to unveil the wonders of Loch Ness, whether you’re onboard Deepscan or watching from one of the laybys. Send us your sightings and become part of the story!

Simply fill in the form and attach your image or video, and we’ll do the rest!

Wildlife Watch 2024

Record what wildfile you have seen arond the waters of Loch Ness If you could answer as many of the questions below to help us to keep a record of all the marvellous spieces that call the Loch home.

Describe the appearance and behavior of the observed wildlife
Provide details about the specific area of Loch Ness (e.g., near which landmark or feature)
Was it calm, choppy, or turbulent?
Provide an estimate of the duration from when you first noticed the wildlife until it was out of sight.
Provide an estimate in meters or feet if possible.
If you saw multiple individuals, provide an estimate of their number.
If yes, how many people were with you at the time of observation?
Photo of your sighting
If you managed to capture an image, please upload it. If you have a video, you can also email it to
Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg, png, gif.
If you wish for us to credit your image/s please tell us an appropriate handle to use eg @lochnesscentre
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