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: 1 Eider, 19 Fulmar, 99 Manx Shearwater, 79 Gannet, 2 Shag, 2 Great Northern Diver, 1 Black-headed Gull, 21 Herring Gull, 4 Sandwich Tern and 1 Razorbill.

Wolf Rock to Hugh Town: 1 Fulmar, 242 Manx Shearwater, 31 Gannet, 1 Shag, 1 Kittiwake, 4 Great Black-backed Gull and 3 Guillemot. Isles of Scilly: 3 Swift over Porthellick Pool.

Hugh Town to Wolf Rock: 7 Fulmar, 2300+ Manx Shearwater, 217 Gannet, 7 Shag, 1 diver sp, 1 Great Skua, 1 Kittiwake, 1 Black-headed Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Herring Gull, 7 Great Black-backed Gull, 3 Guillemot and 1 feral pigeon. Also 1 Minke Whale.

Wolf Rock to Penzance: 15 Fulmar, 360 Manx shearwater, 58 Gannet, 1 Kittiwake, 12 Herring Gull, 5 Great Black-backed Gull, 5 Guillemot and 1 Puffin.

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.