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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Last year the team carried out a full SPA survey for the seabirds, but due to inclement weather were unable to reach  some of the northern rocks. This week we landed on Manavaur, Illiswillgig, and Castle Bryher in order to survey the storm petrels. Castle Bryher has a higher number of cal backs than previous surveys which is great news. 


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.