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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Biz (WMIL) , Phil (RSPB) and Robin (RSPB) talk to Jaclyn about the Shiant Isles Recovery Project. Filmed by Kelvin Floyd 

Phil Taylor talks to Jaclyn about the setting up phase of the Shiant Isles Recovery Project. Filmed by Jack Ibbotson

Grafting on the Shiants, its 9pm and the team are making some extra bait stations in the bothy 

Discussing methodology of baiting the boulder beach, Shiants 

Timelapse of monitoring on the Galtas, Shiants 

Biz baiting on the Galtas stacks, Shiants

Team setting bait stations on a stack, Shiants

LIFE Tavolara us (Sep 2014), Italy visit project. Hear interview above (top right of page) 

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LIFE Tavolara Italian visitors share their experience of the visit 

Roland Guvian, Alderney WildlifeTrust talks to the project

Martin Batt from Alderney discusses eco tourism

Great Barrier Island, NZ, Biosecurity Officer Michael Kinahan (Part 1)

Great Barrier Island, NZ, Biosecurity Officer Michael Kinahan (Part 2)

Great Barrier Island, NZ, Biosecurity Officer Michael Kinahan (Part 3)


Principal Funders

  • Eruopa
  • Natura 2000
  • Heritage Lottery Fund
  • DEFRA

Project Partners and Supporters

  • RSPB
In addition to generous support from LIFE, the EU’s progamme 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.