Summary of Seabird Counts on the Islands in the Firth of Forth
1973 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 3 38-42   400   x     30-35      
Cormorant (nests)   12 230       4     15        
Shag (nests)   164 244 17     1   2 c25        
Gannet (nests)                            
Eider (nests)   c5   x   6   c10   x        
Great B-b Gull (nests)   2                        
Lesser B-b Gull (nests)   350 2 c40   x 2 x     2      
Herring Gull (nests)   4500-5000 c400 c250   x 65 x c45 1 90   9,000  
Kittiwake (nests)   326 116 c215   407             3,110  
Common Tern (nests)       20       6   780        
Arctic Tern (nests)       c20                    
Roseate Tern (nests)                   52        
Sandwich Tern (nests)       2+           c340        
Razorbill (pairs/sites)   34 8     7                
Guillemot (birds on cliffs)   560 c340 5-8   1                
Puffin (birds unless otherwise stated)   1,400   5   450             3,550  
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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