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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Dr Vickie Heaney and volunteers have been surveying the kittiwake colony on St Agnes. Last year there were 36 nests and 38 chicks fledged, we are hoping for a smilar success this year, and the removal of rats means there is one less pressure upon them. Currently kittiwake colonies across the UK face huge challenges from climate change and related food sources. 

 

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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.