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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DSCN1065.JPGGo wild with Scilly's seabirds!

Jaclyn Pearson and Bob Dawson joined students and teaching assistant Ann Elgawad from Five Islands School on St Mary's for an exploration of neighbouring Old Town Bay and Peninnis Head. There was a particular focus on the challenges faced by Manx shearwaters and we even saw a small group flying offshore between Peninnis and Gugh.


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.