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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Holly had the honour of attending the Queens Patrons lunch to represent the wonderful work of RSPB volunteers.

As part of the Queens 90th Birthday celebrations on the Mall, Holly (in her role as an RSPB volunteer) was one of the lucky few to be chosen to represent the RSPB at the Patron’s lunch. In her role as a RSPB volunteer she joined 11 other RSPB representatives - David, Jen, Hugo, Alan, Jill, Russell, Natalie, Peter, Simon - and took Jaclyn as her plus one!

The wet weather did not dampen any spirits as they joined over 60 other charities which the Queen is also Patron. It was a wonderful day, and we were very proud to represent the RSPB’s volunteers and all the wonderful work they carry out to save nature. In a speech to us all, the Queen said she was very proud too.

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Photo Hugo Blomfield. Clare Balding (hosted the event) talks to Jaclyn Pearson. 


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.