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 Five Islands school ‘Blue class’ joined the project to survey the coastal creatures on their local beach.

We had a tick-list of species to look out for and found 8 of the 12 species, including Greater black-backed gulls, shags, pipe worm fish and broad-clawed porcelain crab.

We had a great time in the lovely sunny weather, and many of the young people look forward to exploring their beaches with their family and friends during the summer holidays, and know how to protect wildlife whilst out and about discovering amazing creatures.  

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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.