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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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!


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.