Nest #7 was inventoried last night with 98 egg shells, 3 unhatched and 6 live hatchlings.
Nest #8 hatched last night between midnight and 5:30 am. Even though no one saw it, this was good news as the nest had been invaded by crabs and ants.
Nest #7 hatched late last night with 72 hatchlings making it to the water.
#6 was inventoried last night with 114 shells, 3 unhatched, 1 dead and 5 live hatchlings.
Nest #5 was inventoried yesterday. We had 29 unhatched eggs, 1 pipped, 1 dead hatchling, 0 live hatchlings and a lot of disappointed turtle watchers.
Nest #6 had several turtles come out last night. It appears to have been 6 -7 hatchlings. Inventory will be Friday night at 7:00. Inventory of Nest #4 resulted in 92 shells, 20 unhatched eggs and 6 pipped eggs.
Nest #5 has hatched. Kathy reported seeing 4 hatchlings around 11:00 and later someone counted 82. Inventory for Nest #5 will be Wednesday evening at 7:00pm.
Nest # 4 hatched last evening about 7:45 in the rain. Team 3 got to watch 91 hatchlings emerge and make their way to the ocean. Inventory for Nest #4 will be Tuesday evening at 7:00
Nest #3 was inventoried last night due to indicators that things were not as they should be. We found 86 shells, 58 unhatched eggs, 1 spacer egg, 3 dead, 1 pipped and 2 live hatchlings. During our watch, we saw 7 hatchlings make it into the water. The other 79 must have come out during the rain.
Nest #3 had 4 hatchlings make their way to the water about 11:30 last night just after the rain had stopped. Several vacationers and team members anxiously awaited a boil but it was not to be. Morning patrol arrived just in time to rescue a hatchling being pulled from the nest by a crab. Inventory for Nest #3 will be Sunday evening at 7:00.