A special place... The Isles of Scilly are one of only two places in England where Manx Shearwaters breed
Under threat...The Isles of Scilly hold 3,000 fewer pairs of breeding seabirds than 25 years ago
We need YOUR help to protect our important seabird heritage
RSPB Scillonian Wildlife Cruise sightings: ( Penzance to Wolf Rock ) : 54 Herring Gull,13 Manx Shearwater,7 Gannet,3 Great Black-backed Gull,1 Lesser Black-backed Gull. ( Wolf Rock to Penzance ) : 37 Herring Gull,19 Gannet,7 Manx Shearwater,6 Great Black-backed Gull,2 Fulmar.
( Wolf Rock to Scilly) : 4 Gannet,2 Manx Shearwater,1 Fulmar. ( Scilly to Wolf Rock) ; 5 Gannet,3 Manx Shearwater,2 Fulmar,2 Lesser Black-backed Gull,1 Kittiwake. (DAConway)
Whilst walking around Watermill Cove I watched a very large Leather-backed Turtle swim towards the shore, along the central channel, from 1414-1418 when if dived from view- incredible!