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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Outward: Penzance to Wolf Rock; 1 Drake Eider, 205 Gannet, 8 Fulmar, 340 Manx Shearwater, 1 Cormorant, 2 Great Skua, 1 Med Gull, 5 Black-headed Gull, 2 Herring Gull and 5 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Kitiwake, 1 Swallow also 2 Common Dolphin and 1 Ocean Sunfish.  Wolf Rock to St Mary's; 95 Gannet, 8 Fulmar, 29 Manx Shearwater, 5 Storm Petrel, 1 Cormorant, 28 Shag, 3 Kittiwake, 7 Herring Gull, 5 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 12 Great Black-backed Gull and 12 Sandwich Tern, also 3 Common Dolphin and 1 Porpoise.

Phil Clarke and Dave Parker

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.