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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This evening Project Officer Lydia Titterton and Project Assistant Holly Paget-Brown gave a talk to the U3A on Scilly. 

Dr M.I.Gurr, Chairman, IOS U3A said "Thank you very much indeed for your excellent presentation on the Seabird Recovery Project on Thursday. You gave us a comprehensive survey of the rationale for and the practical aspects of the work, as well as giving us some thought provoking  comments on the future of wildlife conservation.We wish you continuing success in keeping St Agnes and Gugh free of rats and in your work to encourage bird conservation on the other islands."

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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.