Summary of Seabird Counts on the Islands in the Firth of Forth
1965 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)   34 1 18   167         25      
Cormorant (nests)     177                      
Shag (nests)   95 128     1             751  
Gannet (nests)                            
Eider (nests)   x 2 16+   x       x        
Great B-b Gull (nests)   1                        
Lesser B-b Gull (nests)   x c5     x                
Herring Gull (nests)   x x x   x       c8        
Kittiwake (nests)   c515 116 c14   41                
Common Tern (nests)       x           x        
Arctic Tern (nests)       x                    
Roseate Tern (nests)       5           x        
Sandwich Tern (nests)       38           246        
Razorbill (pairs/sites)   103 b 4                      
Guillemot (birds on cliffs)   488 c40                      
Puffin (birds unless otherwise stated)   550-600       3 AOB, c10 b                
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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