A special place... The Isles of Scilly are one of only two places in England where Manx Shearwaters breed

play.png  Project video

 

Under threat...The Isles of Scilly hold 3,000 fewer pairs of breeding seabirds than 25 years ago

play.png  Project video


 

We need YOUR help to protect our important seabird heritage

play.png  Project video

May
30
0 comments

Today we headed to Annet to survey the seabirds on Annet. 

Read More
Tags :

May
30
0 comments

This month the monitoring stations found saigns of shrews using the stations as their homes! We will continue to check the chocloate wax inside the 100 stations around the islands each month, looking for teeth marks from any rats. 

Read More
Tags :

May
29
0 comments

The project welcomes Ed Marshall as part of the AFON internship with the Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust. He will be getting great shots of the project. 

Read More
Tags :

May
26
0 comments

Thanks to RSPB sabbatical volunteers Matthew and Olly for assisting this month’s ecological monitoring work. 

Read More
Tags :

May
26
0 comments

Seabird Ecologist, Dr Vickie Heaney was delighted that two Manx shearwaters were calling back from burrows which have not previously been occupied in recent years. 

Read More
Tags :

May
25
0 comments

Project volunteers were delighted to be trained in the methodology of 'call back' to survey Manx shearwaters in burrows this weekend. 

Read More
Tags :

May
23
0 comments

Each Friday a Guide points out the wildife to the passengers onboard the Scillonian III 

Read More
Tags :

May
22
0 comments

Volunteers have been trained how to carry out vegetation monitoring using random quadrats to calculate the cover of plants across St Agnes, Gugh and a control site on Bryher. Will the removal of rats have any effect on flowering plants?  

Read More
Tags :

May
21
0 comments

Today we have been analysing the contents of the pitfalls. We needed a makeshift outdoor lab, so the weather and the view made the day's activity quite special. 

Read More
Tags :

May
20
0 comments

Tiny shrew prints found in the tracking tunnels across St Agnes and Gugh - are numbers increasing? 

Read More
Tags :

Get this feed  

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.