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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Today Lydia and Holly celebrated Apple Day with St Agnes School- an activity to help conserve seabirds by reducing foods for any returning rats, and it fun!  

If a rat gets back to St Agnes or Gugh then we need to detect it and reduce any potential food source, so the  local children help to pick up windfallen apples, and turn them into juice and bird feeders! What a great conservation activity!




Principal Funders

Project Partners

  • RSPB
In addition to generous support from LIFE, the EU’s program 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.