Egg Cases Washed Ashore

Note: We datashare with the Shark Trust, but getting sight of the data locally helps Orkney Skate Trust decide where is best to conduct offshore surveys.

You can find a handy eggcase identification key here.

To explore a captivating collection of images and videos showcasing the fascinating diversity of Eggcases found in Orkney you can view our gallery here.

For information on Blue Skate please click here.


    Please enter in the format dd/mm/yyyy

    Please enter in 24 hour time format, e.g. 13:00 for 1PM.


    Map Instructions

    Drag and drop the marker on the map below to the location of your sighting. Alternatively, you can input the latitude and longitude manually to update the map.

    Location Name

    Details (number of egg cases)

    (This is to prevent double counting of data. Egg cases can composted.)