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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May
13
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Friday 13th sailing was lucky for some! The passengers saw dolphins, puffins and Manx shearwaters.

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May
09
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Today the project delivered a field trip to Cornwall College, New quay. Second Year students from Marine and Zoology Conservation Courses learnt about invasive species and how the project is protecting our important seabirds. 

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May
09
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New member of the team Holly Paget-Brown will be coordinating this years surveys, so this was the first week of field work for Holly and her team. 

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May
07
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Thanks to HLF funder Claire for joining the project - monitoring our work and lending a hand with surveys. Claire joined the 'ecological monitoring for wider species work' across the three sites on St Agnes, Gugh and Bryher; assisted with St Agnes school field trip; met community members and the volunteer coordinator; saw a basking shark on  our boat trips between islands; surveyed Manx shearwater burrows; visited Tresco home of our ‘date with nature walks’ . Phew – thanks Claire.

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May
07
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The 'ecological monitoring of wider species ' May week ended with vegetation surveys and 'fixed-point photos' on Bryher. We just made it in the last light of the day. 

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May
06
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Lots of Manx shearwaters gliding past the ferry this week! 

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May
05
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Project volunteer Martin Prothero is a 'sound man' whom the school children of St Agnes were delighted to meet. They also met 'Bob' whio is Martins sound dummy invention! We took Bob to the Manx shearwater burrows to capture sound of the Manxies and other birds which we recorded on route (12 species in total). 

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May
02
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We are delighted to have featured in Summer 2016’s edition of RSB’s Natures Home magazine.

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Apr
26
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Today the project delivered two workshops to the community of St Agnes and Gugh - how will the islands remain rat-free post 2017 when the project ends. 

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Apr
23
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Today we were visited by both our MEP Julie Girling and MP Derek Thomas to showcase how we are protecting seabirds in the South west.

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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.