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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Jan
20
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Today, project supervisor Paul St Pierre delivered a talk about the project to Cornwall College, Newquay Campus, environmental sciences department. They learnt about island restoration work and the importance of this project.

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Jan
18
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This weekend Biz from WMIL and Project Manager Jaclyn have been speaking to everyone in the community to check they have what they need to carry on good waste management practices. 

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Jan
17
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'Seabird task force volunteers' Sarah Havery and Jack Roper took the school children on a field trip to look for signs of animals on the tracking tools around the islands.  

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Jan
13
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WMIL and the 'Seabird Task Force' start the second phase of baiting with the second redenticide. 

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Jan
07
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Any bait stations which were disturbed by the storm are now back in place and the sun is making an appearance.

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Jan
06
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New Seabird Task Force volunteers arrive on St Agnes to assist the project. Their flights were delayed due to high winds but they are in good spirits!

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Jan
03
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Storms hit St Agnes, everyone is safe but some bait stations have been dislodged so the team has been spending time this week fixing the stations and securing some away from coastal areas 

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Dec
11
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Today the project was visited by the Joint Advisory Group on Scilly, project partners and our funder LIFE 

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Dec
09
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Jaclyn and 'Seabird Task Force Volunteer' Sarah delivered a Christmas educational session to St Agnes School. 

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Dec
08
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Seabird Task Force Volunteer Lindsey Death thanks the project for a great experience as she heads off to India for winter. Thanks Lindsey for all your hard work!

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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.