A special place... The Isles of Scilly are one of only two places in England where Manx Shearwaters breed
Under threat...The Isles of Scilly hold 3,000 fewer pairs of breeding seabirds than 25 years ago
We need YOUR help to protect our important seabird heritage
Outbound: Penzance to Wolf rock; 1 Great Northern Diver (summer plumage), 9 Gannet, c400 Manx Shearwater, 5 Whimbrel,
2 Sandwich Terns, 12 Guillemot, 5 Razorbill. Wolf rock to St Mary's; 1 Great Northern Diver, 65 Manx Shearwater, 1 Marsh Harrier (on approach to St Mary's, flying towards St Agnes), c20 Guillemot.
Return: St Mary's to Wolf rock; 1 Great Northern Diver, 5 Gannet, 6 Manx Shearwater, 10 Guillemot, 1 Razorbill, 2 Swallow (east) also, 1 Harbour Porpoise going west and a breech observed c3 miles W/NW of wolf rock, initially a large splash seen then a large animal left the water vertically, re-entering with a large splash, no further sightings, it looked too large to have been a Basking Shark, I supect a whale sp. Wolf rock to Penzance; 12 Gannet, 4 Fulmar, 1 Eider, 13 Guillemot, 4 Razorbill,
2 Swallow (west).