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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RSPB Scillonian Wildlife Cruise sightings: (Penzance to Wolf Rock) 60 Herring Gull,33 Manx Shearwater,32 Gannet,14 Great Black-backed Gull,5 Balearic Shearwater,1 Fulmar also 9 Bottlenose Dolphin,7 Harbour Porpoise and 5 Common Dolphin. (Wolf Rock to Penzance) 54 Manx Shearwater,23 Gannet,9 Great Black-backed Gull,1 Balearic Shearwater,1 Fulmar,1 Razorbill also 22 Common Dolphin and 3 Harbour Porpoise.

(Wolf Rock to Scilly) 17 Manx Shearwater,14 Gannet,4 Fulmar,4 Sandwich Tern,2 Sooty Shearwater,1 Great Shearwater also 74 Common Dolphin,25 Bottlenose Dolphin and 3 Harbour Porpoise.(Scilly to Wolf Rock)

33 Sandwich Tern,22 Gannet,4 Common Tern,3 Great Black-backed Gull,2 Manx Shearwater also 99 Common Dolphin and 4 Harbour Porpoise. (DA Conway)


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.