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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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).


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.