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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Pictures of the Conference by Ed Marshall.

Day One, Part One Talks - Talks from Project Partners. 


Project Manager Jaclyn Pearson


RSPB Paul St Pierre 


Natural England, Kate Sugar


Duchy of Cornwall, Will Garratt


Representative of St Agnes and Gugh, Richard McCarthy


Project so far, WMIL Biz Bell and Jaclyn Pearson

Day One, Field Trip on St Agnes. 


Seabird Heritage Volunteers Chris and Lou Simmonds, John Peacock and Johann Hicks lead biosecurity workshop at the meadow. 









Field Trip to Troytown Farm, Manx shearwater and storm petrel burrows 










Visit to the incursion shed 








End of Day One Daytime session 

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.