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
During 'Date with Nature in September 2015' Local Community radio presenter Viv Benson interviewed Jaclyn Pearson about the project. Today the show aired on BBC Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Bristol.
Tonight Jaclyn, Lydia and Holly gave a talk to the residents on St Agnes and Gugh. Thanks to all who came along to hear a update about the project and to hear how Biz will be back soon for the 'final rat check'
Today Jaclyn and Lydia joined the RSPB regional meeting and gave a project update presentation to the wider team.
2015's Seabird Liaision Group meeting discussed the results of the recent SPA survey amoungst other agenda items.
Irina Mereniuc leaves the project today. From the Republic of Moldova she came to the islands to work in hospitality, hoping to give her spare time to widlife conservation. She has worked so hard for the project and has been a pleasure to work woth. We wish you all the best in your future ventures Irina.
Today the project delivered a 'wildlife documentary'education session for the Council of the Isles of Scilly Holiday club. Thanks to all who came along and head to get involved/young seabirds to watch the film!
This was the final Scillonian sailing for the year! The total cumulative number of total animals seen since across all Friday sailings from 15th March to 30th October 2015 was a whopping 18,666! Thank you so much to our wonderful Guides for pointing out the fabulous wildlife seen to the passengers. We look forward to seeing you all again next year!
Project Supervisor Paul St Pierre and Project Manager Jaclyn Pearson recently visited the Shiant Isles Recovery Project, Outer Hebrides, to learn more about their project and in turn share our experience about the Scilly project 2 years on.
Amoungst the many gannets, a Sooty shearwater seen this week