Summary of Seabird Counts on the Islands in the Firth of Forth
1988 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)   124 4 140   473       14 86      
Cormorant (nests)   85 57   73   158              
Shag (nests) 93 435 250 86   9 24     24     1,290  
Gannet (nests) x                          
Eider (nests)   x 3+ 190   x     2 159 20      
Great B-b Gull (nests)   5 1 3                 3  
Lesser B-b Gull (nests) c30 400 x 120   x       x 2   563  
Herring Gull (nests) c175 x x c570 x x 43   21 x 112   1,710  
Kittiwake (nests) x 770 175+ 610   490             7,638  
Common Tern (nests)                   146     50  
Arctic Tern (nests)                   21   20 200  
Roseate Tern (nests)                   21        
Sandwich Tern (nests)                   383        
Razorbill (pairs/sites) x 62 29 53   40             2,128  
Guillemot (birds on cliffs) x 1,450 2,400 131   28             16,791  
Puffin (birds unless otherwise stated) x 1,200 c 10 s 350   1,850                
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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