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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2013 St Agnes Boating Wildlife Safari trips were a huge success!

Thank you to local business St Agnes Boating for supporting our volunteer live interpreter Darren Mason onboard the ‘Wildlife Safari trips to Annet and the Western Rocks’ this year. Darren pointed out the seabirds which can be seen around these islands to the many visitors who were keen to learn about our fascinating birdlife on the open water. In September many of the seabirds (including the Manx shearwaters and storm petrel) had migrated after the breeding season, but diving gannets could still be seen. Darren will return onboard the Wildlife Safari trips next year.  Thanks to both St Agnes Boating and our wonderful volunteer Darren for showing so many people these truly amazing birds this summer.

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Principal Funders

Project Partners

  • RSPB
In addition to generous support from LIFE, the EU’s program 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.