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
Theyr'e back! Manx shearwaters have been seen around the waters of Scilly, fresh from South America, and today the first one was heard calling from a burrow on St Agnes - welcome back home Manxies!
Each Friday from March to October our wonderful volunteer guides point out widlife to the passengers seen from onboard the Scillonian III Ferry. Thanks to David and Phil for this weeks report and Manx shearwaters are still heading back!
Each Friday from March to October our wonderful volunteer guides point out widlife to the passengers seen from onboard the Scillonian III Ferry. Thanks to Brian Craven and Vivian Stratton for this first report from 2017. Manx shearwaters are heading back!
Ed volunteers on Redonda - check out his hat! "The Redonda Restoration Programme, a conservation effort being carried out by Flora and Fauna International and the Environmental Awareness Group (EAG) of Antigua with thanks to the funders and sponsors who help to make the work possible"
Today Jaclyn gave a talk to the students studying Wildlife Management and Conservation at Easton and Otley College. Listen to an interview with Course Leader Ben Grief and the students under 'audio'.
Today Jaclyn gave a lunchtime 'Spotlight talk' to RSPB staff at the Lodge entitled 'Community power'.
Project officer Lydia and Titterton and Project Assistant Holly Paget Brown explain the winter rat monitoring work on other remote Scilly Islands managed by IoSWT
Today a midlands school learnt all about the seabirds on their coast and even though they live in a land-locked county they can still help wildlife thrive.
At RSPB's Aylesbeare Common in Devon, RSPB staff and volunteers today learnt how to assist the legacy of the project through 'incursion response' if a rat returns to St Agnes and Gugh.
Project Officer Lydia and Project Assistant Holly continue to collect rat data from Tresco, St Martin's and St Helen's.