Summary of Seabird Counts on the Islands in the Firth of Forth
1975 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)   45 2 66-70   400   10     48      
Cormorant (nests)     225                      
Shag (nests) 180 214 233 25   3 13              
Gannet (nests) x                          
Eider (nests)   10+ x 30+   100+       8        
Great B-b Gull (nests)   1                        
Lesser B-b Gull (nests)   x c10 646 mixed   375   c15   x 5+   651  
Herring Gull (nests)   5,000 c375 646 mixed   4,000 125 c500 80 x c100   4,485  
Kittiwake (nests)   c450 93 262   404             3,520  
Common Tern (nests)               c4   750   30    
Arctic Tern (nests)                            
Roseate Tern (nests)                   61        
Sandwich Tern (nests)                   660        
Razorbill (pairs/sites)   49 12 4 s/ 6 b   c 14                
Guillemot (birds on cliffs)   1,100 500 20 s   2 off-shore                
Puffin (birds unless otherwise stated)   1,100   12   c610             3,000  
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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