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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Spalding (Environmental) Associates Ltd

spaldassociateslogo.jpgSpalding Associates comprise of a team of four ecologists who carried out ecological surveys of land birds, invertebrates, Scilly shrews, rabbits and vegetation to monitor and assess the impact of the project on these species. Data on the responses of different species to the rat removal operation will be highly useful in informing the development of future projects.  

The team trained the project staff, volunteers and partners to carry out the monitoring programme, they also worked closely with the community of St Agnes and Gugh.  

Details of the results can be found in our Layman's Report

To find out more visit www.spaldingassociates.co.uk


Spalding Associates training volunteers in invertebrate surveys

Principal Funders

  • Eruopa
  • Natura 2000
  • Heritage Lottery Fund

Project Partners and Supporters

  • RSPB
In addition to generous support from LIFE, the EU’s progamme 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.

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