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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Its a great time of year for nesting seabirds and waders, but careful where you walk. Look out for the nesting behaviour of these birds, if they are calling and showing signs of distress carfeully move away fro the area as there could be a well camouflaged nest or even chicks nearby. 

This is another species which could benefit from the removal of rats as their nests are vulerable to predation.



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.