Summary of Seabird Counts on the Islands in the Firth of Forth
1974 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)   90 2 c60   405   8     38      
Cormorant (nests)   22 206                      
Shag (nests)   225 255 27   1 4              
Gannet (nests) 10,500                          
Eider (nests)   x 1 188   x   3     1      
Great B-b Gull (nests)   1                        
Lesser B-b Gull (nests)   300-350 c 5 30   x   c10         795  
Herring Gull (nests)   x c500 c 350   x 40-50 250-300   6 106   6,955  
Kittiwake (nests)   c 450 141 272   421             2,840  
Common Tern (nests)                   750   20+    
Arctic Tern (nests)                            
Roseate Tern (nests)                   80        
Sandwich Tern (nests)                   450        
Razorbill (pairs/sites)   46 11 1   12                
Guillemot (birds on cliffs)   c 1000 c 400 10-20   6                
Puffin (birds unless otherwise stated)   1,170   1   490             3,870  
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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