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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Nov
12
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Paul Dukes has visited the islands sinces the 60's and looks forward to Manx shearwaters returning to the numbers they were at in 1966. 

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Nov
11
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Matt Tickner volunteered for the project this winter, would he recommend it? 

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Nov
08
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The local news ‘ ITV West-Country’ came to report on the  first day of baiting today. They flew to the islands on the first flight of the day to capture the excitement on this important day in the project.  Watch it here http://www.itv.com/news/westcountry/update/2013-11-12/rats-threaten-scilly-isles-birds/

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Nov
06
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Michael McKee has visited St Agnes for many years and wishes the project well. 

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Nov
05
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Community Heritage Volunteers and the Seabird Task Force received rodenticide training for the past two days.

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Nov
01
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The Seabird Task Force volunteers have been busy getting the islands 'rat-free ready' today. 

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Oct
31
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Four of the ‘seabird task force volunteers’ arrived on the islands today ahead of the start of the delivery phase. They were all excited to part of the project and will be on St Agnes and Gugh baiting and monitoring rats for the next 6 months. 

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Oct
25
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The seabird liaison group meeting was held at Trenoweth, St Marys. Members discussed the Seabird Recovery Project amongst other seabird conservation matters on the islands.

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Oct
24
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Over at St Agnes school, all 11 children won the £1million prize (hypothetically) when they played ‘Who Wants To Be a Birding Millionaire’ this week. Project Manager Jaclyn Pearson took the role of ITV’s Chris Tarrant with the dramatic sound clips from the show, a prize of chocolates and they even ‘phoned a friend’, phoning Doug Page, a local bird expert on St Agnes. 

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Oct
22
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Project manager Jaclyn Pearson and Elizabeth Bell  gave the morning assembly to 100 secondary school children at St Marys Five Islands School. Biz spoke about the important work here and other island restoration projects she has led all over the world.

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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.