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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Wow 297 Manx shearwaters seen today! They are really coming back to Scilly now! 

(Penzance - Wolf Rock) - 5 Turnstone,2 Eider,I Great  Northern Diver,7 Great Black-backed Gull,1 Kittiwake,3 Fulmar,40 Gannet,297 Manx Shearwater and 81 Guillemot.


(Wolf Rock - Scilly) - 13 Great Black-backed Gull,2 Kittiwake,6 Fulmar,22 Gannet,1 Great Skua,7 Guillemot,1 Razorbill and 1 Grey Seal.


Guides H Mitchell,P Taylor.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.