A special place... The Isles of Scilly are one of only two places in England where Manx Shearwaters breed

play.png  Project video

 

Under threat...The Isles of Scilly hold 3,000 fewer pairs of breeding seabirds than 25 years ago

play.png  Project video


 

We need YOUR help to protect our important seabird heritage

play.png  Project video

Male Eider and 2 Common Scoter in Penzance harbour.

Penzance to Wolf  am.
2 Arctic Skua, 2 Great Skua, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 6 Balearic Shearwater, 4 Manx Shearwater, 1 Grey Phalarope, 1 Peregrine, 6 Common Scoter, 4 Kittiwake, 59 Gannets, 26 Guillemot, 16 Razorbill, 33 Auk ?species, 25 GBB Gulls, 2 Cormorants.
c14 Common Dolphins & c15 other distant  Dolphins.
 

Scillonian RSPB Wildlife Cruise. Fri 24th October 2014. 
Wolf to Penzance pm.
1 Manx Shearwater, 362 Gannets, 1 Razorbill, 4 Guillemot, 66 Auks, 1 Manx Shearwater, 1 Kittiwake,
1-2 Minke Whales.
..................................................................................
 
Highlights
Wolf to St Mary's
1 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Great Skua, 1 Puffin, 1 Balearic Shearwater,  1 Harbour Porpoise.
St Mary's to Wolf.
2 Great Skua, 1 BN/ Slav Grebe very brief well away from land, 1 Grey Phalarope, 6 Puffin.
 
Brian Craven & David Curtis


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.