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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Today the winners of the seabird and wildlife walk from the St Agnes fete raffle, joined Jaclyn on a walk on St Mary's.  We saw 16 species of birds and more.

 

Birds

Common tern

Sandwich tern

Herring Gull

Great black-back gull

Shag

Mallard

Oystercatcher

Snipe

Greenshank

House sparrow

Linnet

Dunnock

Blackbird

Thrush

Collared Dove

Swallow

Plus signs of Manx shearwaters on Peninnis

More species

Six- spot burnet moth caterpillar cocoons

Six spot ladybird

Lesser cockroach

Brown heath butterfly

Large white butterfly

Common blue butterfly

Ichneumon wasp

Vegetation

Scarlet pimpernel

Sheeps-bit

Bell and Ling Heather

Tree mallow 

 

Thanks for joining the walk and for your enthusiam in learning about the project, the seabirds and other flora and fauna on Scilly. 

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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.