A special place... The Isles of Scilly are one of only two places in England where Manx Shearwaters breed
Under threat...The Isles of Scilly hold 3,000 fewer pairs of breeding seabirds than 25 years ago
We need YOUR help to protect our important seabird heritage
Boat users will noe see the new stickers asking that if anyone sees a rat or sign of a rat to call 01720 422153 to ‘rat on a rat’ and keep the islands of St Agnes and Gugh and the uninhabited islands rat-free.
Thanks to all the boat skippers for being our ‘eyes and ears’ and ensuring we keep these islands rat-free in order to protect our important seabirds.
John Peacock from St Agnes boating says; “I provide tours to the Western Rocks for visitors to see our seabirds. If this project does allow colonies of seabirds to flourish on St Agnes and Gugh, it will undoubtedly have huge benefits for the islands for future generations.”
John Peacock, St Agnes Boating