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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Today the project featured on BBC Radio Cornwall and local news programme BBC One Spotlight. Jaclyn discussed the increased abundance levels of Scilly shrews since the removal of rats on St Agnes and Gugh. 

The Scilly shrew, endemic to the islands is a loved many people on the islands, so we are happy that it is another species which has seems to be benefiting from rat removal on St Agnes and Gugh. 


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.