A special place... The Isles of Scilly are one of only two places in England where Manx Shearwaters breed
Under threat...The Isles of Scilly hold 3,000 fewer pairs of breeding seabirds than 25 years ago
We need YOUR help to protect our important seabird heritage
Thanks to the Council of the Isles of Scilly for inviting us to join 'Holiday Club' to teach the local children about seabirds and have fun in the sun! Thanks also to Tresco Gardens for wonderful hopsitality.
Last night, we recorded 23 Manx shearwater chicks on Gugh, thats 23 chicks in the first night of the recording season-wow!
Each Friday Guides onboard the Scillonian III Ferry point out wildife seen. This week there was lots to see, 1000's of Maxies, dolphines (common and bottlenose) sunfish and plenty more. Guide David Conway event saw a prickly stick insect (not at sea, but when on St Mary's).
This week three species of shearwater, three species of petrels and rafts of 100's of manx shearwaters totalling over three thousand birds - what a sailing!
Brian Craven & Vivian Stratton
RSPB Wildlife Volunteers.
The event was then an opportunity for the community to talk to each of the partnership team to discuss the transition from the project delivery phase to the legacy phase, and ask any questions or raise any concerns.
Each Friday a RSPB wildlife Guide reords and points out the widlife seen from the ferry. Thsi week guides Phil and Hilary saw over 1000 Manx shearwaters and bottlenose dolphins!
This week the project team attended the Islands Invasive Conference 2017.
Each Friday Wildlife Guides onboard the Scillonian III point out wildife seen from the ferry to the passengers. This week Guide Mike reported lots of Manxies, a Minke whale and lots more.
Today, Dr Vickie Heaney surveyed the storm petrel monitoring site (boulder beaches and dry stones walls which storm petrels nest in) on St Ages and recorded 10 ‘apparently occupied sites’.