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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Day Two, St Mary's - Morning Field Trips


IOSWT's Nikki Banfield, Communications Officer and Rob Carrier, Estate Ranger deliver interpretation on boat trip to Annet. Thanks to St Agnes Boating.






Day Two, St Mary's Church Hall - Afternoon Talks.  


Jaclyn and Biz prepare to deliver talks 


Project island staff and Biz Bell




Biz Bell gives inspirational talk on WMIL work internationally, and how the UK is now seen as a leader in the field. 


Dr Vickie  Heaney, Project Officer gives talk on the increase in Manxies and stormies due to rat removal. 


Dr Adrian Splading gives talk on ecological monitoring of wider species. 


Helen Booker, RSPB gives talk on the success of the Lundy Seabird Recovery Project (we aim to have similar 300% increase in Manxies one day!) 


Thanks to the Church for providing use of the hall.


Becky's cakes with rat theme! 


Networking with colleagues and a spot of lunch. Thansk to all the caterers for the conference. 


Thank you team members for assisting delivery of the 'IOSSRP End of Project Conference 2017' . 
















Principal Funders

Project Partners

  • RSPB
In addition to generous support from LIFE, the EU’s program 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.