A special place... The Isles of Scilly are one of only two places in England where Manx Shearwaters breed

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Under threat...The Isles of Scilly hold 3,000 fewer pairs of breeding seabirds than 25 years ago

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We need YOUR help to protect our important seabird heritage

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Sep
21
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Today we caught up with our local MP Derek Thomas, Manx Shearwater Champion 

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Sep
18
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Thanks so much to Seabird Heritage Volunteers Chris, Lou, Tim and Rick for assisting with the design and installment of the signs on St Agnes and on the sand bar from Gugh, these will help keep the islands rat-free as visitors can learn about biosecurity.  

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Sep
16
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The weather has improved for 'Date With Nature - week 2'. We welcome Paul, Dave and Stephanie as the walk guides this week. 

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Sep
15
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This week there was a great ix of seabirds including shearwaters (4 species) , Grey phalorope, and scoters 

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Sep
15
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Thanks to the Isles of Scilly Steamship company for taking on the biosecurity checks and baiting on St Mary's quay from today. 

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Sep
14
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Last night Vickie and Holly carried out a 'chick-check walk' and with the help of Seabird Heritage Volunteer Fran Hicks recorded 2 more storm petrel chicks cheeping.  

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Sep
12
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'Date with Nature walks' on Tresco were postponed due to high winds but now the sun is shining and  visitors can learn all about the project, seabirds and more 

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Sep
08
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Last night Jaclyn and her volunteer recorded the first three storm petrel chicks of the year of Gugh! Plus five more Manx shearwater chicks.

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Sep
08
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Each Friday guides point out the wildlife seen from the Scillonian ferry. This week there were four species of shearwaters seen! 

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Aug
31
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Last night Lydia and Vickie led a 'Manx shearwater chick-check walk' on St Agnes and Gugh. Thanks to those who came along. 

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Principal Funders

  • Eruopa
  • Natura 2000
  • Heritage Lottery Fund
  • DEFRA

Project Partners and Supporters

  • RSPB
In addition to generous support from LIFE, the EU’s progamme for financing key environmental schemes across the continent and the UK’s own Heritage Lottery Fund, the Seabird Recovery Project is also being supported by the Isles of Scilly’s Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Sustainable Development Fund and the Isles of Scilly Bird Group.