Summary of Seabird Counts on the Islands in the Firth of Forth
1978 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) 60 52 1 77   410   38         94  
Cormorant (nests)   80 129   8         18        
Shag (nests) 202 208 143 23   3 29   3 14        
Gannet (nests) x                          
Eider (nests)   31 x c20   x   x            
Great B-b Gull (nests)   1   1                    
Lesser B-b Gull (nests) 12 380 c 4 c 40   500+   10+   10     855  
Herring Gull (nests) 150 3000+ x c 450   2400+ 112 350-400 c50 82     3,880  
Kittiwake (nests) c2200 450 55 243   291                
Common Tern (nests)                   561+        
Arctic Tern (nests)                            
Roseate Tern (nests)                   51        
Sandwich Tern (nests)                   561        
Razorbill (pairs/sites) 40 51 9+ 19   18                
Guillemot (birds on cliffs) 2500-3000 1900+ 1,500 14 s   4                
Puffin (birds unless otherwise stated) c40 2,000   100   1,000                
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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