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Isles of Scilly

People flock to Scilly to come and enjoy our rich and diverse birdlife, so plan your break here to see some of the UK's wildest residents.

It is the only place in England where storm pretels breed. Watch them in their natural habitat and relax surrounded by nature that is almost untouched. Home to 75% of the world's Manx shearwater population, the islands also enjoy a high population of song thrushes.

Puffins arrive at the end of April and leave around mid-July. Look out too for cormorants, gannets seals and occasional dolphins. Enjoy a guided wildlife excursion by boat or on foot with resident experts, and you will have the best chance of a great view of some of England's most interesting wildlife. 

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Thrush on ScillyThrush on Scilly © Bryony Garrett
Bottle Brush Flower, TrescoBottle Brush Flower, © Tresco Yvonne Gilchrist
A Scilly PuffinA Scilly Puffin © Steven Burbidge
Morning Agapanthus on ScillyMorning Agapanthus on Scilly © Xavier de Bethune
St Martins Nature and WildlifeSt Martins Nature and Wildlife © F Loren

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