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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Penzance- Wolf Rock

 

Manx Shearwater- 130 out,   600+ ( most feeding c.1 mile south between Tater Du and Mount's Bay) return

Fulmar               - 4 out (not including Mousehole colony),  15+ return

Gannet              - 35+ out,   250+ (feeding with Manx) return

Eider                 - 1 return ( long-staying deranged male off Penzance harbour, now entering eclipse)

Kittiwake            - 7 out,      16 return

Guillemot            - 4 out,      11 return

Puffin                 - 3 out

auk "sp."            - 30+ return (feeding with Manx rafts)

 

Barrel Jellyfish -   "several" (mostly seen by passengers) out

 

Wolf Rock- Scilly

 Manx Shearwater - 4 out,     24 return

Fulmar                - 3 out,     4 return

Gannet                - 28 out (7 in the Roads),  24 return

(Shag                  - 220+ feeding in the Roads out)

Kittiwake              - 3 out (10 in the Roads),  3 return

Lesser Black-backed Gull- 4 return

Great Black-backed Gull- 8 return

Guillemot              - 12+ out,  4 return

Razorbill               - 8+ out,    12 return

Puffin                   - 1 return

Swallow                - 1 out ( c.halfway between Wolf and Scilly)     

 

Grey seal              - 1 out

Common Dolphin   - 4+ out

Risso's Dolphin      - 1 return


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.