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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Each Friday RSPB volunteers onboard the Scillonian III Ferry point out the widlife seen to the passengers. This week Manxies, gannets and bottlenose  dolphins! 

14th April

Penzance to Wolf Rock & return: 8 Sandwich Tern, 1 Turnstone, 1 Eider, 27 Gannet, 22 Guillemot, 6 Fulmar, 2 Shag, 11 Razorbill, 31 Manx Shearwater, 5 Kittiwake, 1 Great Skua, 1 Harbour Porpoise, 6 Common Dolphin, c30 Bottlenosed Dolphin.

 

Wolf Rock to St Marys & return: 2 Guillemot, 11 Gannet.

 

(P Taylor, H Mitchell)

 

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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.