Summary of Seabird Counts on the Islands in the Firth of Forth
1977 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) 65 60 3 54   445   43         62  
Cormorant (nests)   38 157             11        
Shag (nests) 201 186 156 18   6 25   4 12        
Gannet (nests) 13,500                          
Eider (nests) x 60 2+ 136+   x                
Great B-b Gull (nests) 1 2                        
Lesser B-b Gull (nests) c 12 c 200 c 5 30   300-350 2 10   5     841  
Herring Gull (nests) c 225 3000-3500 300-350 130   x 70 870 70 85     3,670  
Kittiwake (nests) c2500 490 95 227   338                
Common Tern (nests)                   548        
Arctic Tern (nests)                            
Roseate Tern (nests)                   54        
Sandwich Tern (nests)                   580        
Razorbill (pairs/sites) 45 65 18 5+   20                
Guillemot (birds on cliffs) c3000 1,500 1,000 20+   3-8                
Puffin (birds unless otherwise stated) 12 950   57   450                
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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