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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The team managed to get 8,12,and 9 bait stations and monitoring stations on the smaller islands of Peashopper, Foremans and Crow island respectively. They put more stations out on St Helens too. Skipper john Peacock did a marvellous job of 'punting' the team around the islands and staying in radio contact for the next 'manoeuvre', but any skipper would have been defeated when trying to get a team and all the equipment onto Round Island (steep sided with step ladder), so they will try that again next week. 

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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.