A special place... The Isles of Scilly are one of only two places in England where Manx Shearwaters breed
Under threat...The Isles of Scilly hold 3,000 fewer pairs of breeding seabirds than 25 years ago
We need YOUR help to protect our important seabird heritage
The event runs for two weeks in June and again in September on Tresco. We run six walks a day, dsicussing the Seabird Recovery Project and seabirds on the islands.
Highlights from today's walks with guides Dave and Jaclyn were; Lesser black-backed gulls bathing at Big Pool; leucistic Lesser black-backed gull; a hobby feeding over Big Pool; a cormorant; a male stonechat calling; sedge warblers singing in the reeds; a chiffchaff singing in the trees; pair of mute swans with cygnet; pair of mallards with three ducklings; 3 pairs of shelduck; linnets feeding on sorrel; bees feeding on birdsfoot trefoil; feeding thrushes and blackbirds collecting food for their young.
Feedback from the walkers included; 'interesting', 'calming', 'lovely' and 'informative' .
Dave and Paul are the guides for the remainder of the week, then Jen and Tamsin take over next week. If you are visiting Tresco and would like to join the walks, no need to book just come along, walks start on the hours from 10am, last walk 3pm.