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 - 2320 Manx Shearwter,9 Fulmar,437 Gannet,17 Kittiwake,2 Guillemot,1 Great Skua,1 Arctic Skua,1 Common Tern,12 Common Dolphin,3 Bottle-nosed Dolphin and 1 Harbour Porpoise.

Wolf Rock to Penzance - 2550 Manx Shearwater,472 Gannet,1 Sooty Shearwater,18 Common Dolphin,2 Bottle-nosed Dolphin,7 Harbour Porpoise and 1 Ocean Sunfish.  

Wolf Rock to Scilly - 2640 Manx Shearwater,3 Fulmar,85 Gannet,3 Sooty Shearwater,3 Cory's Shearwater,1 Great Shearwater,3 Storm Petrel,1 Common Tern,1 Sandwich Tern,2 Ringed Plover,4 Harbour Porpoise,46 Common Dolphin,1 Grey Seal and 2 Ocean Sunfish.

Scilly to Wolf Rock - 1200 Manx Shearwater,2 Fulmar,320 Gannet,4 Great Skua,2 Common Tern,15 Sooty Shearwater,1 Storm Petrel,12 Common Dolphin,2 Bottle-nosed Dolphin and 1 Grey Seal 

( 1 Prickly Stick Insect in Old Town Cemetery)    (DAConway)


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.