It was a busy night for hatchlings.
Nest #15 hatched about 8:30 with 108 hatchlings straight to the water. One more dead hatchling on top of the nest this morning.
Nest #18 boiled around 9:10 with 91 mostly disoriented hatchlings. More tracks this morning and a dead hatchling at a crab hole.
Nest #20 hatched during the night. 51 days. Good thing the team put green down early.
Nest #14 hatched last night with 51 hatchlings around 9:00 and 40 more about 10:30.
Nest #13 had more hatchlings emerge.
Crab holes in #15 and #18. Everyone needs to do sand maintenance in the runways.
Inventory results for Nest #10: 49 shell and 3 unhatched eggs.
No new activity.
The sand is blowing hard and the runways were full this morning.
Nest #10 hatched last night around 9:30.
Nest #9: 101 shells, 8 unhatched and 2 pipped
Nest #12: 128 shells, 4 unhatched, 4 dead hatchlings and 4 live hatchlings
Nest #10 had a crab hole again.
Nest #12 had more hatchlings emerge during the night with one dead hatchling in the runway this morning.
Nest #5: 130 unhatched eggs
Nest#11: 4 unhatched eggs, 118 shells
Nothing new this morning.
2 big crab holes in nest 10.
Nest #40! She laid her nest east of the Baptist walkover and had a 33” crawl. There was a 33” false crawl near the lighthouse too.
Nest #9 had 88 hatchlings around 9:00 last night.
Nest #12 had several hatchlings in the runway yesterday afternoon around 4. They came out 1 by 1 until finally at 9:00 decided to boil. 93 or so hatchlings from the nest so far.
Nest #11 hatched last night with 116 hatchlings making their way.
Inventory results for nest #8: 105 shells, 12 unhatched, 2 pipped and 16 live hatchlings.
Nothing new out there.
Inventory results for nest #7: 79 shells, 75 unhatched and 17 live hatchlings.
If you haven’t been down Caswell Beach Road, the water is DEEP in several places
Nest #7 has 32 more hatchlings emerge last night.
Nest #8 hatched yesterday evening around 8:30 (53rd day). The family that adopted got to be there to count and watch them swim away.