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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Jul
04
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Today the team carried out a survey of the storm petrels nesting in the  ‘monitoring bolder beach on Annet’.

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Jul
03
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Today Radio Scilly 107.9fm interviewed Jaclyn Pearson about protecting all seabirds, and in particular – gulls. It is the time of year when gull chicks are fledging and people question what actions can be taken to help the chicks and avoid parent gulls.

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Jun
27
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Today Lydia and Holly have been making monitoring wax. They melt candle wax with flavours (chocolate, aniseed etc) and if a rat retunes it will be attracted to the smell, take a bite and their teeth marks will be detected. These colours should be nice for the community volunteers for checking this summer! 

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Jun
26
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This week Jaclyn visited the island of Pianosa, Tuscany, Italy, where this LIFE project is delivering a similar project to protect shearwaters and wider wildlife.

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Jun
23
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Each Friday Guides on the Scillonian Ferry III point out the wildlife seen. This week volunteers Becky and Shirley saw three species of shearwaters 

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Jun
21
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Today we guided the St Agnes primary school base on a field trip to hear the Manx shearwaters in the burrows.   

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Jun
15
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Yesterday we were joined by BBC Springwatch, that’s LIVE to three million viewers!

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Jun
15
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Tune in tonight 7:30 - 8:30 pm for the final episode of 'Springwatch', where all being well they wll be showcasing the project LIVE! Read more about it here http://www.rspb.org.uk/community/getinvolved/b/specialplaces/archive/2017/06/14/springwatch-filming-live-from-the-isles-of-scilly.aspx 

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Jun
14
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Today Jaclyn popped into 'Radio Scilly' studio to talk about the project, our success' so far and 'Springwatch' filming our wondeful wildlife.

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Jun
14
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As wildlife does not always appear when the cameras go LIVE, we prepared some footage this evening with Wildlife cameraman Ian. 

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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.