Summary of Seabird Counts on the Islands in the Firth of Forth
1979 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) 70 57 2 101   523             102  
Cormorant (nests)   98 65   36         32        
Shag (nests) 188 215 160 25   4       14        
Gannet (nests) x                          
Eider (nests) x 96+ 1 c25 2 x       4        
Great B-b Gull (nests)   1 1 1                    
Lesser B-b Gull (nests) c25 225+ x x   x             935  
Herring Gull (nests) 200 x x x x x             3,950  
Kittiwake (nests) 2,150 510 68 258   236             4,610  
Common Tern (nests)                   500     1  
Arctic Tern (nests)                            
Roseate Tern (nests)                   40        
Sandwich Tern (nests)                   604        
Razorbill (pairs/sites) 67 b 64 c20 17   23                
Guillemot (birds on cliffs) 2000+ 1,480 860 25   5                
Puffin (birds unless otherwise stated) c15 1,150   100+   660                
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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