Summary of Seabird Counts on the Islands in the Firth of Forth
1962 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)   35   9   134         13      
Cormorant (nests)     109                      
Shag (nests)   14 125                   440  
Gannet (nests)                            
Eider (nests)   x x x   x       x        
Great B-b Gull (nests)                            
Lesser B-b Gull (nests)                            
Herring Gull (nests)     x c60           3 2      
Kittiwake (nests)   c 580 77     3                
Common Tern (nests)       c270           x x      
Arctic Tern (nests)       a few                    
Roseate Tern (nests)       c5           450 x      
Sandwich Tern (nests)       519           608        
Razorbill (pairs/sites)   55 b 2                      
Guillemot (birds on cliffs)   325                        
Puffin (birds unless otherwise stated)   500-600                        
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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