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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We did marvel at how the Manx shearwaters make this huge migration, as within 1.5 hours Jaclyn was freezing, using socks for gloves and unless she could have seen the islands in the distance under the setting sun, had no idea how to navigate the route (thats a GPS's job!)!



Departing Penzance 


Scilly on the horizon under the setting sun (Manxie a dot, socks for gloves) 



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.