Summary of Seabird Counts on the Islands in the Firth of Forth
1963 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)   43 1 10   136                
Cormorant (nests)     111                      
Shag (nests)   82+ 97                   499  
Gannet (nests)                            
Eider (nests)   x x x   x                
Great B-b Gull (nests)                            
Lesser B-b Gull (nests)     x     c20                
Herring Gull (nests)     x x           2        
Kittiwake (nests)   528 118     20                
Common Tern (nests)       c300           x        
Arctic Tern (nests)       a few                    
Roseate Tern (nests)       2+           x        
Sandwich Tern (nests)       35           161        
Razorbill (pairs/sites)   20 b 1                      
Guillemot (birds on cliffs)   430                        
Puffin (birds unless otherwise stated)   450                        
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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