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 drake Eider, 1 Shag, 440 Gannet, 6 Great Black-backed Gull, 3 Guillemot, 1 Cory’s Shearwater, 1 Fulmar, 1 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Manx Shearwater, 2 Razorbill, 5 Common Dolphin. Wolf Rock to St Mary’s: 120 Gannet, 1 Fulmar, 1 Great Skua, 4 Grey Phalarope, 2 Harbour Porpoise, 2 Common Dolphin.


(P Taylor & H Mitchell)


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.