Summary of Seabird Counts on the Islands in the Firth of Forth
1985 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) 59 113 2 100   x       x     156  
Cormorant (nests)   46 134   17   30-35              
Shag (nests) 101 345 303 55   x       29     1,524  
Gannet (nests) 21,591                          
Eider (nests) x 75+ 7 94+   x       79        
Great B-b Gull (nests)   3 1                   1  
Lesser B-b Gull (nests) 25+ c350 c1 c50   x       x     1,053  
Herring Gull (nests) x 1,500 x c500 x x             2,165  
Kittiwake (nests) c1950 x 125 494   x             5,510  
Common Tern (nests)       20           247     80  
Arctic Tern (nests)       2+                 87  
Roseate Tern (nests)                   10        
Sandwich Tern (nests)                   442        
Razorbill (pairs/sites) x 57 24+ 49   x             1,825  
Guillemot (birds on cliffs) 2500+ x c2200 142   x             18,387  
Puffin (birds unless otherwise stated) c20 2,400 8 260   x                
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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