Summary of Seabird Counts on the Islands in the Firth of Forth
1969 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) 51 22 1 31   322         37   46  
Cormorant (nests)   2 150                      
Shag (nests) 186 94 158                   880  
Gannet (nests) 8,977                          
Eider (nests)   x x x   x       x        
Great B-b Gull (nests)   1                     4  
Lesser B-b Gull (nests) 50 275 c 5 x   300       5 2   2,000  
Herring Gull (nests) 1,050 5,500 550 c 100   750   5   30 10   15,000  
Kittiwake (nests) 1,650 544 110 88   187             3,095  
Common Tern (nests)       150       55   100+        
Arctic Tern (nests)       25                    
Roseate Tern (nests)       50       5   c 50        
Sandwich Tern (nests)       60           46        
Razorbill (pairs/sites) 20 30 16     1             350  
Guillemot (birds on cliffs) 500 620 97     8             9,000  
Puffin (birds unless otherwise stated) 50 410 2 3   80             2,500  
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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