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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Feb
06
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Today we visited St Mary’s Five Island School to work with Year 9 Music class. They have been set the project of editing footage of seabirds against music, on the schools music software programme. 

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Feb
06
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Despite disruptions on the railway and flights due to the recent storms, our next two volunteers made it to St Agnes.

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Feb
03
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The ink monitoring tunnels are proving a big hit for shrews - they seem to like the peanut butter, which is strange for insectivores!

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Jan
29
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AONB Assistant Rebecca Steggles spent the day assisting the team on St Agnes today, learning about the work of the delivery phase.

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Jan
24
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Seabird Task Force Volunteers assisted a community beach clean on St Agnes today. It was organised by resident Johann Hicks, with bags donated by project partners - Isles of Scilly Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. 

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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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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.