Summary of Seabird Counts on the Islands in the Firth of Forth
1964 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)   21+ 1 14   119+                
Cormorant (nests)     110-120                      
Shag (nests)   x 66+                   600  
Gannet (nests)                            
Eider (nests)   15+   43   x                
Great B-b Gull (nests)                            
Lesser B-b Gull (nests)                            
Herring Gull (nests)       x           c4        
Kittiwake (nests)   ?516 110+ 2   31                
Common Tern (nests)       hundreds           hundreds        
Arctic Tern (nests)       c50           1        
Roseate Tern (nests)       c10           hundreds        
Sandwich Tern (nests)       254           95        
Razorbill (pairs/sites)   10 4+                      
Guillemot (birds on cliffs)   245 10 b                      
Puffin (birds unless otherwise stated)   168                        
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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