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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Today's RSPB Scillonian III trip produced the following, observed by Dave Conway and Mashuq Ahmad:



PZ-Wolf Rock

1 Sandwich Tern, 30 Manx Shearwater, 85 Gannet,  180 Herring Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 6 Great Black-backed Gull and 8 Common Dolphin


Wolf Rock-Scilly

8 Storm petrel, 42 Gannet, 1 Kittiwake, 4 Fulmar,  15 Manx Shearwater, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, 30+ Herring Gull and 2 Cormorant.



Scilly-Wolf Rock

1 Storm Petrel, 1 Manx Shearwater, 2 Guillemot, 1 Sandwich Tern, 2 Ringed Plover, 20 Herring Gull, 14 Fulmar, 6 Great Black-backed gull, 33 Gannet and 13+ Common Dolphin.


Wolf Rock-Pz

2 Storm Petrel, 170+ Manx Shearwater, 200+ Gannet, 18 Fulmar, 2 Kittiwake, 80+ Herring Gull and 20 Common Dolphins.






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.