Summary of Seabird Counts on the Islands in the Firth of Forth
2009 Bass Rock Craigleith Lamb Fidra Eyebr-oughty Inchkeith Carr Craig Inchcolm Haystack Inch-mickery + Cow & Calves Inch Garvie / Forth Bridge Long Craig May Isle Total
Fulmar (AOS) c44 147 14 204   247 0 180 0 30 235 0 358 1,459
Cormorant (nests) 0 50 52 0   75 92 0 0 0 0 0 0 269
Shag (nests) c15 200 75 159   162 20 6 0 54 0 0 468 (SNH)/ 521 (CEH) 1,159
Gannet (nests) x 0 0 0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 x
Eider (nests) 12 204 x 70-100+   x 1 155 0 51 84 9+ x 586+
Great B-b Gull (nests) x 21 3 2   5 1 0 1 1 1 0 38 73+
Lesser B-b Gull (nests) x x x x   x c5 c2600 6 289 c16 0 x 2627+
Herring Gull (nests) x x x x   x c50 c650 8 205 259 0 x 967+
Kittiwake (nests) 425 594 82 237   344 0 92 0 0 0 0 2,316 4,090
Common Tern (nests) 0 0 0 0   0 0 0 0 0 0 122 89 211
Arctic Tern (nests) 0 0 0 0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 316 316
Roseate Tern (nests)                           2
Sandwich Tern (nests) 0 0 0 0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Razorbill (pairs/sites) c70 117 70 127   54 0 4 0 0 0 0 2400 (3008 b) 2,842
Guillemot (birds on cliffs) c2550 c1800 c2200 524   49 0 0 0 0 0 0 16888 (14143 prs) 24,011
Puffin (birds unless otherwise stated) a few c4500 AOB x c800 AOB   1157 on sea 0 0? 0 11 b 0 0 45,000 AOB 50,000+ AOB
AOB/AOS/AOT=Apparently occupied burrows/sites/territories; x=birds present but not counted; 0=none breeding;  c=circa; mixed=two species (eg Herring and LBB Gulls) counted together; b=birds; s=sites
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