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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Apr
08
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Biz Bell (WMIL)  has put up the new posters on the access points to St Agnes and Gugh to explain that the boxes around the coast no longer contain bait but monitoring tools (cholocate wax blocks).

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Apr
06
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Boat users will now see the new stickers asking that if anyone sees a rat or sign of a rat to call 01720 422153 to ‘rat on a rat’ and keep the islands of St Agnes and Gugh and the uninhabited islands rat-free . 

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Apr
06
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Volunteer John Headon carries out land bird survey on Bryher - thanks John!  

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Apr
04
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Scillonian III Ferry ‘onboard wildlife interpreter’ Phil Clarke pointed out the seabirds and other wildlife seen on the crossing from Penzance to Scilly and back.

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Apr
03
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Today the project was filmed by BBC 'Countryfile'. Presenter Ellie Harrison visited the islands and the whole crew got stuck in with the project, learning why this project is so important for our seabirds.

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Apr
02
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Year 9 music class students were set the task this term of creating a promotional video for the Isles of Scilly Seabird Recovery Project.  

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Mar
31
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Collect your Project ‘Seabird Leaflets’ from the Visitor Information Point on St Mary’s. 

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Mar
28
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Scillonian III Ferry onboard wildlife interpreters Brian Craven and David Curtis point out the seabirds and other wildlife seen on Friday crossing’s from Penzance to Scilly and back.

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Mar
28
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Johnny has been leading the winter operation on St Agnes and Gugh for 6 months. Thanks for all your wonderful work. Sophie Hughes, RSPB Seabird Island Restoration Project Manager has assisted us for the last two weeks, thank you - sad to see you both go!  

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Mar
22
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Live intrepeter Dave Conway was onboard the Scillonian III ferry today to point out the birds and other widlife seen from the ferry. Dave and the passengers did well seeing lots of seabirds and other birdlife including returning Manx shearwaters - all the way back from South America for the spring!  

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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.