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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Dec
07
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Thanks to project volunteer Randolph and the community members for checking the permanent bait stations on St Agnes and Gugh this month. Considering it is December, the weather is not too bad on the islands!

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Nov
28
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  • Seabirds Southwest 2014 is out now! Featuring stories about the Little Terns of Chesil Beach, new legal protection for the South Cornwall Coast Important Bird Area (IBA), and our very own Seabird Recovery Project!
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Nov
26
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Today the team headed to the smaller islands of Peashopper, Foremans and Crow - to set up stations, will there be any rat-sign on these stepping stones? They also headed back to St Helens and tried to reach Round island, but alas it was too choppy to land there. 

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Nov
25
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Today the team returned to Tean to monitor the bait take and any sign on the chocolate wax. 

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Nov
22
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This evening we supported the annual (and belated due to half term times on the islands) Bonfire and Fireworks night on St Agnes. It provides the perfect opportunity to remove potential rat-harbouring material on a large community bonfire thanks to Fran Hicks. 

 

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Nov
14
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Today saw the start of the winter programme to ensure the uninhabited islands on Scilly which are a refuge for seabirds, are kept rat-free

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Nov
04
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Jaclyn bumped into Chris behind the scenes at BBC's 'Autumnwatch' this Halloween 

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Oct
31
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The pemultimate journey for 2014 saw plenty of seabirds and a Minke whale! 

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Oct
24
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Each week a Guide on the Scillonian points out the wildlife to the passengers. This week there was a great mix of birds and cetaceans. There are just 2 more weeks to go now until the end of the season. The last trip is Friday 7th Novemeber. 

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Oct
20
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Each Friday a wildlife guide points out the wildlife seen from the Scillonian III. 

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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.