Summary of Seabird Counts on the Islands in the Firth of Forth
1997 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) 170 205 9 252   533   256   35 203   382 2,045
Cormorant (nests)   130 135     106 73   18         462
Shag (nests) 41 180 65 107   25 2 2 2 28     502 954
Gannet (nests) x                         x
Eider (nests) 7 x x 250 x x 2 x 1 260 55 5 1,191 1,771+
Great B-b Gull (nests) 1 6+ 2 3   1   1   1 1   9 25
Lesser B-b Gull (nests) c 34 x 90 501   x 3 x   147 7   1,540 2322+
Herring Gull (nests) c 268 x 90 1,289 20 x 52 x 21 148 269   2,856 4,745+
Kittiwake (nests) 3,044 714 119 298   389   147         6,518 11,229
Common Tern (nests)                       70 338 408
Arctic Tern (nests)                         630 630
Roseate Tern (nests)                           7
Sandwich Tern (nests)                           0
Razorbill (pairs/sites) 177 84 24 103   56   4         3478 b 448 sites + 3478 birds
Guillemot (birds on cliffs) 4,172 789 4,400 180 s   106             26,711 36,178+180 sites
Puffin (birds unless otherwise stated) 35 2000+ 59 594 s   3,209   65   22 s     x 3,368+
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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