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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Feb
18
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Less windy conditions meant we could do a rabbit survey this evening. This is to understand the effects the removal of rats will have on other species of wildlife in the ecosystem. 

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Feb
17
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Today the school children learnt how they can be the 'spies' of the project and report any rat-sign to an adult on St Agnes. They watched trail camera footage which is monitoring for any last rat sign, and played a quiz to guess was the footage of a shrew, rabbit, bird, or someone’s pet! 

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Feb
11
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The team visited St Mary's to complete work on the 'rat motels' and on the way back they beat the storm - Seabird Task Force Volunteer, Alastair Wilson took this glorious picture of a Rainbow over St Mary's. 

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Feb
10
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The team spent the day on St Mary's this week assisting the Isles of Scilly Wildife Trust in making wooden boxes to house monitoring tools and rodenticide.

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Feb
08
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Today the team swapped their day off as it will be very tricky to work in this weather. Quick bait station checks have been done and tomorrow will we be out checking the damage. We are all staying safe indoors now!

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Feb
06
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Today we visited St Mary’s Five Island School to work with Year 9 Music class. They have been set the project of editing footage of seabirds against music, on the schools music software programme. 

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Feb
06
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Despite disruptions on the railway and flights due to the recent storms, our next two volunteers made it to St Agnes.

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Feb
03
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The ink monitoring tunnels are proving a big hit for shrews - they seem to like the peanut butter, which is strange for insectivores!

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Jan
29
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AONB Assistant Rebecca Steggles spent the day assisting the team on St Agnes today, learning about the work of the delivery phase.

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Jan
24
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Seabird Task Force Volunteers assisted a community beach clean on St Agnes today. It was organised by resident Johann Hicks, with bags donated by project partners - Isles of Scilly Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. 

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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.