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 THE WOLF ROCK LIGHTHOUSE

2, Red Throated Divers an adult and juvenile in Penzance  Harbour.

2, Mediterranean Black Headed Gulls

3, Great Black backed Gulls

43, Gannets,  1, Kittiwake,

1, Eider Duck,  68, Razorbills, 40, Guillemots,

2, Great Skuas,  1, Sooty Shearwater

1, Minke Whale

 

WOLF ROCK LIGHTHOUSE TO THE ISLES OF SCILLY

 

9, Puffins,  3, Razorbills, 1, Guillemots

1, Sooty Shearwater,   2, Balearic Shearwaters 

 3, Manx Shearwaters,  42, Gannets

2, Storm Petrels,  3, Kittiwakes

2, Little Egrets

1, Common Dolphin

1, Leather Back Turtle

 

ISLES OF SCILLY TO THE WOLF ROCK LIGHTHOUSE

 

5, Great Black Backed Gulls, 16, Gannets

12 Guillemots, 6, Razorbills

4, Puffins,  8, Kittiwakes,  9, Great Black Backed Gulls

1, Leach’s Petrel,  1, Arctic Skua                                                 

4, Manx Shearwaters,  2, Balearic Shearwaters,

4 Great Skuas,

 

WOLF ROCK LIGHTHOUSE TO PENZANCE

 

25, Gannets,  7, Guillemots, 9, Razorbills

4, Kittiwakes, 1, Lesser Black Backed Gull,

2, Storm Petrels, 2, Balearic Shearwaters

37, Common Scoter, 1, Eider Duck drake

3 Black Headed Gulls

 

Vivian Stratton and Brian Craven


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.