2021 Humpback whale confirmed sightings. 

22nd December 2020 (1) Firth of Forth.

25th December 2020 (1) Isles of Scilly. (Pi)

Match Pi SCUK037. Last UK sighting Penzance 2019 and matched to Ireland seen in August and October 2020.

Humpback (1) Penzance 1/1/21.SCUK060

Humpback (1) Penzance 2/1/21.SCUK060.

Last sighting reported of Pi 28/2/21.

17th January (2) Firth of Forth.

18th January (2) Tain,Moray.

18th January (2) Helmsdale.

24th January (1) Firth of Forth.

25th January (1) NW of Orkney.

January 30th (2) Firth of Forth 1 Barney. 
Only 2 days 2 were seen around Inchmickery area,rest of days 1 whale.

Match 1 animal to above sighting SCUK046 Barney. Matched to Coll August 2020.

February 9th Fishermen report 2 humpbacks at port seton. Video footage obtained. 1 was identified as Barney.

1 humpback 23/2/21 at 4pm fairway buoy, fishermen's report .

Barney seen passing Kinghorn heading east and last sighting Methil 28/2/21. Here 30 days.?

 31st January (1)Pentland Firth.

31st January (2) Northumberland.1 humpback still present as of 28th February.

1 humpback seen at Barns Ness lighthouse Dunbar on 2/3/21.

1 humpback seen at wind farm just outside the Forth 2/3/21. Different individual to Barns Ness sighting. 

3 humpbacks seen Tiumpan head 4/3/21.

Deceased humpback calf Tolsta 5/3/21.

Deceased humpback whale Dunstanburgh 5/3/21.

Washed up at Blyth and can confirm by fluke ID this humpback is the same animal that was identified as arriving on Northumberland coastline on 31st January.

Deceased humpback Falmouth 12th March. Unidentified.

Humpback (1) 19/3/21 Shetland. SCUK067.

Humpback (2) Orkney 10/4/21.

1 humpback Moray Firth Sunday 11th April.

Humpback ( 1) Tiumpian head 10/05/21.

1 deceased entangled humpback whale Berwick banks (outskirts of FoF) 14th May. Not identified severely decayed.

Humpback (1) 11/7/21 Shetland . SCUK068.

Humpback (1) 12/7/21 Shetland.

Humpback (1) Shetland 13/7/21.

Humpback (1) Shetland 14/7/21 

Humpback (1) Hebrides NW Monarch Isles 21/7/21. SCUK071

Humpback (1) Shetland 25/7/21. 

Barney west coast Isle of Skye. 2/8/21. Present for 3 days.

SCUK040 "Halle" Stornoway 17th June - matched to previous year 29/05/20 Tiumpian head.

Humpback (1) Tiumpian 18/6/21.

Humpback Gairloch 24th August SCUK062.

SCUK061 Penzance 29/8/21. Matched to Ireland.

Humpback (1) Isles of Scilly 1/9/21.

Humpback Scarborough ( no photos) 8th September .

SCUK031 5/10/21. Shetland. 3rd sighting in Scotland . Also seen 2019 2020.

Humpback (1) Shetland 15/10/21.

Humpback (1) 2/11/21 Tiumpian head.

Humpback (1) Shetland 4/11/21.

Humpback (1) SCUK070 5/11/21. Shetland.

Humpback (3) Shetland 7/11/21.

Humpback (1)Shetland  8/11/21.

Humpback (2) Shetland 9/11/21.

Humpback (3) Shetland 13/11/21.

Humpback (1) Shetland 14/11/21.

Humpback (1) Shetland 18/11/21. SCUK064

Humpback (2) Shetland 21/11/21 one ID catalogued as SCUK065.

Humpback (2) Shetland 22/11/21.

Humpback (2) Shetland 24/11/21 one ID and catalogued as SCUK066.

Humpback (1) 28/11/21 Shetland -possibly 3.

Humpback ( 1) Shetland 1/12/21.

Humpback (1) Shetland 2/12/21.

Thursday 2nd December 2021 (1) humpback. Firth of Forth.SCUK063 Last sighting 1/1/22. 
31 days. 

Humoback (9 ) Foula,Shetland 19/12/21.

Humpback (9) Foula,Shetland 20/12/21.

Humpback (1) Falmouth bay 22/12/21.

Humpback whale (2) Shetland 22/12/21.

Humpback whale (1) Moray Firth.29/12/21.