Summary of Seabird Counts on the Islands in the Firth of Forth
1967 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)   40+ 1 24   270                
Cormorant (nests)   13 206                      
Shag (nests)   90+ 132                      
Gannet (nests)                            
Eider (nests)   2 1 6   14       x        
Great B-b Gull (nests)                            
Lesser B-b Gull (nests)   x a few x   x                
Herring Gull (nests)   x hundreds a few   x       ?15        
Kittiwake (nests)   c 570 126 56   143                
Common Tern (nests)       c 50 mixed           x        
Arctic Tern (nests)       c 50 mixed           x        
Roseate Tern (nests)       c 5           x        
Sandwich Tern (nests)                   300        
Razorbill (pairs/sites)   c 30 5                      
Guillemot (birds on cliffs)   c 650 87pr                      
Puffin (birds unless otherwise stated)   c 400 1 1 AOB,  4 b   62                
AOB/AOS/AOT=Apparently occupied burrows/sites/territories; x=breeding; 0=none breeding;  c=circa; mixed=two species (eg Herring and LBB Gulls) counted together; b=birds; s=sites
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