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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Oct
02
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Tonight we heard another 2 storm petrel chicks, but all the Manx shearwater chicks may now have fledged! 

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Sep
23
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Todays trip was full of diving gannets!

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Sep
22
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Thanks and bye to our volunteers Hazel, Adam, Stuart, Alex and Amy. They have helped with a variety of tasks this summer and into Autumn. Stay in touch!

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Sep
19
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Today we set up our sampling stations, thanks to volunteers Alex, Amy and Stuart for assisting us today.

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Sep
18
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Thanks to the visitors who joined the walk on St Martins today. 

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Sep
16
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This September the team lead over 40 walks to visitors on Tresco. Thanks to the amazing team who led the walks and thanks to all the residents and visitors who joined us to see over 50 species of birds, invertebrates and flowering plants.

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Sep
16
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Thanks to volunteers Lindsey and Liam for all their help for the past two weeks. Their tasks included all ecological mornitong surveys, chick checks, 'pop up' pitfall lab analysis, 'Date with Nature' walks and making flavoured monitoring wax, phew what a two weeks!

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Sep
14
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Thanks to all the residents and visitors who came along to the project talk, and joined our 'chick check walk'.

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Sep
09
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This weeks trip saw three different species of shearwaters.

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Sep
08
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Today we joined St Agnes school for a 'wildlife treasure hunt'. We went through six different habitats to find the clues to the final treasure at Troytown campsite. During the walk we saw the 'weetabix bird' - otherwise known as the wheater, fulmars, curlew, blackbirds and thrushes and Manx shearwater burrows.

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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.