No new nests. A few more turtles from nest 3 last night. Big crab hole in nest 1.
Nest #37 is west of the lighthouse and had a 37” crawl.
Nest #1 had 9 hatchlings emerge last evening, strong and ready for the big swim.
Nest #3 (52 days) had 8 hatchlings emerge, 7 strong ones and 1 not so great. There was a dead hatchling in the runway this morning. Ants are an issue at nest 3.
2 32” false crawls west of the villas and 1 nest relocated from the villas to east of Tom Hess walkway. The nest, Nest #35, crawl was 39” and has 126 eggs.
A dozen or more hatchlings emerged from nest #2 again last night.
3 crawls this morning, 2 false crawls and 1 marked as a nesting site. All measure 36-37”. The nesting site is between nests 3 & 4.
Nest #2 had 56 hatchlings emerge around 9:15 last night and several more during the night.
A 36” false crawl just west of McGlamery.
Nest #2 hatched during the night, 52 days. There were a couple of hatchlings in the runway this morning.
Nest #34 today. We must have the turtles trained now. She had a 31” crawl and laid her nest east of the Baptist walkover.
Nest #32 is located east of the 200 walkway. She had a 36” crawl and figured she would just go along with the crowd.
Nest #33 was laid at the east point and just barely missed being overwashed. We relocated 119 eggs to center of the public parking. Her crawl was 34”.
Nest #1 is at 57 days but showing no signs.
Nest #2 is at 49 days, has a crack and green.
Nest #3 and #4 are at 45 days and green will be delivered tomorrow.
Nest #31 is located east of Tom Hess walkway and has 114 eggs from a 40” crawl. 2 more false crawls this morning, 39” and 34”.
1 40” false crawl this morning.
3 crawls today. 2 false crawls and nest #30. We moved 131 eggs back away from the tide.
Nest #1’s 52nd day was yesterday. It is on the most eastern point at Ft Caswell and is not accessible to the general population. We have 4 volunteers that are employed by Ft Caswell who put green out and will check on the nest along with morning patrol. The nest was over-washed at least 2 days during the first week.