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) 83 Gannet,11 Manx Shearwater,1 Fulmar,1 Sooty Shearwater,1 Eider,3 Common Dolphin and 1 Harbour Porpoise.

(Wolf Rock to Penzance) 127 Gannet,48 Manx Shearwater,4 Razorbill,2 Fulmar,2 Sooty Shearwater,1 Storm Petrel,1 pale-phase Arctic Skua,1 Ocean Sunfish and 86 Common Dolphin.

(Wolf Rock to Scilly) 14 Gannet,1 Storm Petrel,10 Common Dolphin and 1 Harbour Porpoise.


(Scilly to Wolf Rock) 63 Gannet,7 Manx Shearwater,2 Sandwich Tern,8 Common Dolphin and 6 Harbour Porpoise.  (DAConway and BDodd)

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.