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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As wildlife does not always appear when the cameras go LIVE, we prepared some footage this evening with Wildlife cameraman Ian.


We will keep 'under wraps' what 'tiny' delights we were filming until the LIVE show Thursday 7:30 - 8:30om BBC 2. 



Project team, Camerman Ian McCarthy (second from left) and volunteer Ed (right).

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.