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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Thanks to HLF funder Claire for joining the project - monitoring our work and lending a hand with surveys. Clare joined the 'ecological monitoring for wider species work' across the three sites on St Agnes, Gugh and Bryher; assisted with St Agnes school field trip; met community members and the volunteer coordinator; saw a basking shark on  our boat trips between islands; surveyed Manx shearwater burrows; visited Tresco home of our ‘date with nature walks’ . Phew – thanks Claire.



Clare Hyne (HLF) second from left with shrew tracking tunnel on Gugh. 

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.