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 sightings were as follows; 

RSPB Scillonian III Wildlife Cruise sightings : (Penzance to Wolf Rock) 46 Gannet,17 Purple Sandpiper,12 Manx Shearwater,4 Common Scoter,4 Fulmar,4 Guillemot,1 Great Northern Diver,1 Common Eider and 17 Common Dolphin.

(Wolf Rock to Penzance) 41 Manx Shearwater,11 Gannet and 4 Kittiwake  (MAhmad & DAConway)

(Wolf Rock to Scilly) 43 Gannet,1 Fulmar and 2 Common Dolphin. (Scilly to Wolf Rock) 4 Kittiwake,2 Gannet,2 Great Northern Diver and 1 Manx Shearwater.  (MAhmad & DAConway) 120 passengers contacted and many pamphlets distributed.

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.