Summary of Seabird Counts on the Islands in the Firth of Forth
1966 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)   48 1 14   233                
Cormorant (nests)   30 193                      
Shag (nests)   85+ 117                      
Gannet (nests)                            
Eider (nests)   x 5 c15   x       x        
Great B-b Gull (nests)   1                        
Lesser B-b Gull (nests)   150+ 10+     x                
Herring Gull (nests)   thousands several hundred many dozens 180 x       c 45        
Kittiwake (nests)   540 117 31   75                
Common Tern (nests)       good numbers           several hundred        
Arctic Tern (nests)       good numbers           1+        
Roseate Tern (nests)       c 20           several hundred        
Sandwich Tern (nests)                   315        
Razorbill (pairs/sites)   c 40 2+                      
Guillemot (birds on cliffs)   c 350 64pr                      
Puffin (birds unless otherwise stated)   c 200   11   40                
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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