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
Due to fog, today's trip brought some unexpected guests onto the boat! Reed warblers and redstart amoung them.
Each Friday a Wildlife Guide onboard the Scillonian III Ferry point out wildlife seen from the ferry to the passengers. This week over 150 Manxies were seen which the passengers loved to see.
Today as part of the Walk Scilly Festival 2016, Lydia guided the first of four project walks with assistance from Holly.
Thanks to author Johnny Rankin for a wonderful write-up about the project.
Each Friday Wildlife Guides onboard the Scillonian III ferry points out the wildife seen from the boat to the passengers. This week Guides Dave and Phil saw over 250 Manxies - they are coming back strong!
Follow this link to watch the project on a German TV programme featuring life on Scilly. Wonderful weather and scenic shots! http://bit.ly/1MKxyNY
Lydia, Project Officer has recorded the first Manx shearwaters back in burrows tody - welcome back from South America Manxies!
Project Officer Lydia Titterton visited the island of Lundy (Bristol Channel) to help install Manx Shearwater nest boxes and to learn how we can further help our nesting Manxies on St Agnes and Gugh.
Manx shearwaters are back! We have not heard them on the islands yet, but the Scillonian Guide saw over 50 from the Scillonian today. Welcome back from South America Manxies!
Today saw the return of our wonderful wildlife guides pointing out birds and cetaceans from the Scillonian Ferry. Thanks to Wildlife Guide Brian Craven, highlights included skoters, auks, a sunfish, a bottlenose dolphin and one Manx shearwater - the first one to start heading back from South America?