Summary of Seabird Counts on the Islands in the Firth of Forth
2003 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) 119 168 9 194 0 321 0 206 0 35 205 0 248 1,505
Cormorant (nests) 0 72 95 0 0 124 87   0 0 0 0 0 378
Shag (nests) 24 197 124 254 0 139 9 4 5 70 0 0 968 1,794
Gannet (nests) x                         x
Eider (nests) x x   68 8 x   250   197 48 7 1,262 1,840+
Great B-b Gull (nests) 1 9 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 23 37
Lesser B-b Gull (nests) x x 0 300 0 x 3 x 2 135 14 0 1,253 1,707+
Herring Gull (nests) >50 x 32 900 0 x 46 x 17 413 254 0 2,559 4,271+
Kittiwake (nests) 910 450 124 273 0 304 0 57 0 0 0 0 3,335 5,453
Common Tern (nests)                     4 157 60 221
Arctic Tern (nests)                         577 577
Roseate Tern (nests)                           8
Sandwich Tern (nests)                         58 58
Razorbill (pairs/sites) 89 163 112 88   58   9+         3105 b 519
Guillemot (birds on cliffs) 2,820 2,119 1,987 595   35   1         26,722 34,279
Puffin (birds unless otherwise stated) x 12,100 OB 25 ashore 1466 OB   927 on land & sea   x   9 ashore, 4 at sea     69,300 OB 82,866 OB 965 ind
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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