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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Baseline ecological monitoring for
other species completed for 2013

In the glorious autumn weather, October 10th was the final day of the ecological monitoring by the project staff and the survey team from Spalding Associates (Environmental) Ltd. They have now gathered all their data to establish baseline information for vegetation, invertebrates, mammals and landbirds.This work will be repeated by trained Project staff and volunteers in the two years after brown rat eradication to examine changes. Work is being carried out on St Agnes, Gugh and Bryher.

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.