A special place... The Isles of Scilly are one of only two places in England where Manx Shearwaters breed
Under threat...The Isles of Scilly hold 3,000 fewer pairs of breeding seabirds than 25 years ago
We need YOUR help to protect our important seabird heritage
Basking shark ad 400 Manxies seen this week! Thanks to Guides Phil and Hilary.
Basking shark ad 400 Manxies seen this week! Thanks to Guides Phil and Hilary, and Dave and Jeff who also reported sighting when travelling to Scilly on Saturday .
Today the volunteer team for RSPB Marazion reserve assisted the project by sorting the invertebrate contents of pitfall traps in the Penzance office - thanks team.
Today saw the first of our Project Officers, Dr Vickie Heaney and Lydia Titterton deliver training in Manx shearwater playback methodology to community members.
Nigel Hicks Photography visited the islands this week and we were delighted to show Nigel and his partner the project.
This week guides Dave and Phil pointed out over 20 different species to passenegers, including a storm petrel!
Big thanks to Karen Lunan, our LIFE funding montior for visiting the project this week. Read more about her visit here.
Sue Habgood gives us an account of her volunteer day with the project.
Thanks to all the walkers who joined our walk on Bryher this afternoon . The feedback was great, with the highlights being the Manx shearwaters calling back from burrows (and learning how a similar project cold secure their future), grass eggar caterpillars and the snowy owl on Tresco!