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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Apr
22
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Due to fog, today's trip brought some unexpected guests onto the boat! Reed warblers and redstart amoung them.

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Apr
15
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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. 

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Apr
11
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Today as part of the Walk Scilly Festival 2016, Lydia guided the first of four project walks with assistance from Holly.

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Apr
10
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Thanks to author Johnny Rankin for a wonderful write-up about the project.

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Apr
08
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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! 

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Apr
03
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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 

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Apr
01
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Lydia, Project Officer has recorded the first Manx shearwaters back in burrows tody - welcome back from South America Manxies! 

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Mar
28
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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.

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Mar
25
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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! 

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Mar
18
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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? 

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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.