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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 'Seabird Task Force'

The 'Seabird Task Force' volunteers set straight to work ensuring the islands are 'rat-free ready' in the run up to baiting. The community have spent the summer having beach cleans and a special ‘apple day’ clearing and juicing apples to remove this food source for rats, the volunteers are now completing the process over the last week before baiting.


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.