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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RSPB Scillonian Wildlife Cruise sightings: (Penzance to Wolf Rock) 199 Gannet,28 Herring Gull,14 Fulmar,8 Great Black-backed Gull,8 Storm Petrel,7 Manx Shearwater,1 Razorbill,1 ad Sabine's Gull,1 Whimbrel. (Wolf Rock to Penzance) 31 Gannet, 8 Manx Shearwater,6 Great Black-backed Gull,4 Fulmar,1 Balearic Shearwater,1 Harbour Porpoise. (Wolf Rock to Scilly) 35 Gannet,10 Fulmar,4 Lesser Black-backed Gull,3 Great Black-backed Gull,2 Manx Shearwater,2 Great Shearwater,2 Great Skua,1 Storm Petrel,1 Basking shark. (Scilly to Wolf Rock) 48 Gannet,10 Storm Petrel,5 Great Black-backed Gull,2 Manx Shearwater,2 Fulmar,13 Common Dolphin. ( Oriole Birding Group and DAConway)


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.