Summary of Seabird Counts on the Islands in the Firth of Forth
1996 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) 166 184 14 331   429   237   32 188   308 1,889
Cormorant (nests)   78 137   0 84 40   60 0       399
Shag (nests) 47 159 77 81   16 5 3 2 18     512 920
Gannet (nests) x                         x
Eider (nests) c 7 x x 256 2 x 2 x   230 51 3 1,075 1619+
Great B-b Gull (nests) 1 6 3 4   2   0   1     7 24
Lesser B-b Gull (nests) 60 x 140 467 0 x c 3 x 1 196 11   1,641 2516+
Herring Gull (nests) 240 x 140 1,401 11 x 54 x 18 196 195+   2,994 5,249
Kittiwake (nests) 2,142 509 143 314   426   150         6,269 9,953
Common Tern (nests)         0         15   80 248 343
Arctic Tern (nests)                   0 0   532 532
Roseate Tern (nests)                           5
Sandwich Tern (nests)                   0   2   2
Razorbill (pairs/sites) 188 73 73 74   68   3         3405 b 479 sites +3,405 birds
Guillemot (birds on cliffs) 3,225 1,877 3,650 173 s   81   0         24,468 33,301 birds +173 sites
Puffin (birds unless otherwise stated) c 20 148 148 410 s   186 +423 s   42   13 s     x 544+ birds +847 sites
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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