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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Oct
09
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This weeks guides Dave Parker and Phil Clarke spotted Balearic Shearwater, bottlenose dolphon and plenty more 

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Oct
02
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Lots of gannets and cetaceans amoungst other species on today trip with Guides Brian and David 

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Oct
02
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Thanks to all the walkers who joined us today and to volunteer Abbie Pailing for helping us to locate wildife on the shore. 

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Sep
30
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Today Jaclyn and project volunteer Irina visited Tresco school to carry out a 'wildlife on the beach' session 

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Sep
28
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Today we were joined by Birdwatching magazine. They wanted to learn all about the project, visit the permanent monitoring stations, the Manx shearwater nest sites and to top it off we saw a wryneck! Thanks to Holly and Lydia  and to IOSWT AONB's Nikki for assisting the visit. 

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Sep
25
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Today Guide Dave Conway pointed out many species of seabirds, including over 200 gannets, and also Common dolphins.

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Sep
19
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Thanks to all the walkers who joined our 'Date with nature' walks for the past two weeks. Thanks to all our fabulous guides who carried out walks in all weather and also camped in it! 

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Sep
16
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Within just two years since the winter rat removal operation, we have great news - storm petrels are back breeding on St Agnes and Gugh! 

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Sep
12
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Each year the project takes photos of the habitat and landscape at fixed points on St Agnes and Gugh and on a control site on Bryher. This is so we can see if there are any changes to the landscape habitats since the removal of rats. Thanks to team leader Tristan and all volunteers who assisted again this year. 

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Sep
11
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This week Dave and Phil were the Guides and they saw lots of species, less Manxies and more Sooty out on the water! 

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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.