Monday, August 8

Unfortunately, today was a day (or last night was a night) for crab activity.

No new nests or false crawls.

SUNDAY NIGHT:

  • Nest #25 Inventory
    • Live- 0
    • Dead- 2
    • Pipped- 1
    • Unhatched- 6
    • Hatched Egg Shells- 109
    • Pieces- Handful
  • Nest #26 Inventory
    • Live- 4
    • Dead- 1
    • Pipped- 7
    • Unhatched- 1
    • Hatched Egg Shells- 103
    • Pieces- Handful

MONDAY MORNING:

  • Nest #28 had 1 more hatchling track¬†
  • Nest #29 had a small crab hole
  • Nest #30 had a large crab hole
  • Nest #31 had a large crab hole and 2 dead hatchlings
  • Nest #32 had a large crab hole and 1 hatchling track
  • Nest #34 had more hatchling tracks
  • Nest #35 had a large crab hole and 1 dead hatchling
  • Nest #39 had a small crab hole
  • Nest #75 had human footprints around and ON TOP of the nest

**This conservation work for protected sea turtles on Caswell Beach is authorized by the NC Wildlife Resources Commission (ES Permit 22ST03).