A special place... The Isles of Scilly are one of only two places in England where Manx Shearwaters breed
Under threat...The Isles of Scilly hold 3,000 fewer pairs of breeding seabirds than 25 years ago
We need YOUR help to protect our important seabird heritage
Today, Dr Vickie Heaney surveyed the storm petrel monitoring site (boulder beaches and dry stones walls which storm petrels nest in) on St Ages and recorded 10 ‘apparently occupied sites’, which is up from last years total of 9 – great news, one more bird nesting. They have moved back to the islands since the removal of rats.
Dr Vic is delighted 'stormies' are calling back from nest sites in the boulders behind her