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 young people learnt about the great work of the project to protect the islands seabirds, and how they too can assist the project for future generations of seabirds to come. They also learnt about just how tiny the storm petrels are, by seeing images of that tiny little egg found in an old nest site on Round Island yesterday. 

They each wrote down how they felt about the talk and their seabirds. 104 people students filled in the post-it-notes and the top word was 'interesting'.  We also partcuarly liked the words; 









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.