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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Penzance to Wolf Rock: 2 Great Black-backed Gull, 10 Razorbill, 8 Guillemot, 6 Herring Gull, 47 Gannet, 10 Fulmar, 2 Puffin, 5 Kittiwake, 13 Manx Shearwater, 5 Common Dolphin.

Wolf Rock to St Mary’s: 6 Gannet

St Mary’s to Wolf Rock: 4 Gannet, 1 Fulmar

Wolf Rock to Penzance: 16 Gannet, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Kittiwake, 11 Manx Shearwater, 1 Razorbill, 1 Guillemot, 1 Cormorant.

(D Conway, P Taylor)


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.