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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Penzance to Wolf Rock: 3 Fulmar, 707 Manx Shearwater, 65 Gannet, 1 Shag, 7 Kittiwake, 9 Herring Gull, 6 Great Black-backed Gull, 5 Razorbill and 3 Puffin.

Wolf Rock to IoS: 2 Fulmar, 223 Manx Shearwater, 19 Gannet, 6 Shag, 1 Little Egret, 1 Kittiwake, 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 4 Herring Gull, 9 Great Black-backed Gull and 1 Guillemot.


IoS to Wolf Rock: 1 Fulmar, 43 Manx Shearwater, 44 Gannet, 200+ Shag, 4 Kittiwake, 4 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 26 Herring Gull, 26 Great Black-backed Gull and 2 auk sp.

Wolf Rock to Penzance: 1 drake Eider, 1 Fulmar, 200 Manx Shearwater, 29 Gannet, 4 Shag, 8 Kittiwake, 24 Herring Gull, 3 Great Black-backed Gull and 3 Razorbill.

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.