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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Nov
29
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BBC

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. 

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Nov
18
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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' 

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Nov
16
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Today Jaclyn and Lydia joined the RSPB regional meeting and gave a project update presentation to the wider team. 

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Nov
13
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2015's Seabird Liaision Group meeting discussed the results of the recent SPA survey amoungst other agenda items. 

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Nov
04
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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. 

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Nov
04
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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!  

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Oct
30
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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! 

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Oct
23
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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.

 

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Oct
23
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Amoungst the many gannets, a Sooty shearwater seen this week 

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Oct
16
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Lots of gannets and dolphins the week!

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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.