Summary of Seabird Counts on the Islands in the Firth of Forth
1989 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) 102+ 172 4 168   476       10+     212  
Cormorant (nests)   131 91   52   113              
Shag (nests) 111 544 286 124   18 25+     29     1,703  
Gannet (nests) x                          
Eider (nests) 2 x x x   x       x        
Great B-b Gull (nests)   5 1 2                    
Lesser B-b Gull (nests) 20 350 c5 200   x x     x     643  
Herring Gull (nests) 150 3,000 225 650 82+ x x     x     1,629  
Kittiwake (nests) x 840 250 705   593             7,564  
Common Tern (nests)                   182     66  
Arctic Tern (nests)                   5     250  
Roseate Tern (nests)                   5        
Sandwich Tern (nests)                   272        
Razorbill (pairs/sites) x 57 41 72   46             2,613  
Guillemot (birds on cliffs) x 1,700 3,600 145   44             18,328  
Puffin (birds unless otherwise stated) c10 3,000 50 220   2,350             18,628  
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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