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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Outward trip:

                         Pre Wolf Rock                 After Wolf Rock 


Manx Shearwater:   154                           12


Gannet:                 67                           13


Kittiwakes:              2                            0


Guillemot:               2                           4


Fulmar:                   1                          2


Balearic Shearwater:   2


Sooty Shearwater:     1


Return Trip:


Pre Wolf Rock                     after Wolf rock


Manx Shearwater:        9                       110


Gannet:                    48                        32


Fulmar:                    2                           5


Guillemot:                 0                           4


Sooty Shearwater:       0                           1


Storm petrel:           0                            2


Kittiwakes:              0                            3


Sabine's gull:           0                            1


5+ dolphins in Mount's Bay on return. 


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.