Great Seabird Mystery





This year for Springwatch I’m investigating the great seabird mystery: why are some colonies doing fine while others are in crisis?
With some of the world’s biggest and best colonies found on our coastlines, Britain is internationally important for seabirds. 90% of the world’s Manx shearwaters, 68% of the world’s northern gannets, and 60% of the world’s great skuas are found in Great Britain and Ireland.

This year for Springwatch Simon King is investigating the great seabird mystery: why are some colonies doing fine while others are in crisis?


Manx Shearwater

Manx Shearwater

With some of the world’s biggest and best colonies found on our coastlines, Britain is internationally important for seabirds. 90% of the world’s Manx shearwaters, 68% of the world’s northern gannets, and 60% of the world’s great skuas are found in Great Britain and Ireland.


Find out more

BBC Springwatch Website

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