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 to Wolf Rock) 34 Gannet,10 Great Black-backed Gull,8 Lesser Black-backed Gull,1 Guillemot.

(Wolf Rock to Penzance) 21 Gannet,17 Great Black-backed Gull,11 Razorbill,4 Manx Shearwater,2 Balearic Shearwater,1 Bonxie,1 Mediterranean Gull and 1 Harbour Porpoise.

(Wolf Rock to Scilly) 31 Gannet,1 Lesser Black-backed Gull,1 Bonxie and 22 Common Dolphin.

(Scilly to Wolf Rock) 17 Gannet,5 Razorbill,2 Bonxie,2 Balearic Shearwater,2 Grey Phalarope,1 Kittiwake,1 Puffin,1 Great Black-backed Gull and 13 Common Dolphin.

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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.