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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Sightings on the Friday 6th June trip.


Penzance to Wolf Lighthouse:1 Balearic Shearwater, 17 Manx Shearwater, 2 Fulmar, 19 Gannet, 4 Cormorant, 19 Herring Gull, 3 Great black-backed Gull, 5 Guillemot and 4 Swift. (DK Parker)

Wolf Lighthouse to St Marys: 3 Manx Shearwater, 4 Fulmar, 15 Gannet, 3 Shag, 1 Cormorant, 3 Herring Gull, 3 Great Black-backed Gull and 1 Chiffchaff. (DK Parker)

St Marys to Wolf Lighthouse: 3 Manx Shearwater, 1 Fulmar, 12 Gannet, 4 Shag, 2 Oystercatcher, 2 Kittiwake, 7 Herring Gull, 4 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3Great Black-backed Gull and 2 Razorbill. (DK Parker)


Wolf Lighthouse to Penzance: 93 Manx Shearwater (with a further 100+ feeding near the Runnelstone Reef), 6 Fulmar, 15 Gannet, 4 Shag, 6 Herring Gull, 3 Kittiwake, 2 Sandwich Tern, 1 Guillemot and 1 Rock Pipit. (DK Parker)


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.