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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Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust’s Conservation warden, Darren Hart and volunteer Darren Mason both received training from WMIL team leaders today. The Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust has maintained the uninhabited islands as rat free for 10 years, and today received training in keeping the first inhabited island free. IOSWT are a major porter in the project, managing  64% of the land on Scilly and look forward to keeping the islands rat free for the next 25years and beyond.


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.