Last night was another sand blowing, busy night and we had 1 new nest this morning!
Nest #8 was Inventoried with excited visiting families attending!
- Live Hatchlings-1
- Dead Hatchlings-0
- Unhatched Eggs-13
- Pipped Eggs-1
- Hatched Egg Shells-106
Nest #24 had a sweet lone hatchling appear a little before 8pm. More than a dozen beach visitors got to see his walk of fame! This morning there were 3 more hatchling tracks in the runway!
Nests #16 and #18 had turtles emerge. Thanks to the Adams family for their help with #18! Nest #18 also had a few more tracks this morning.
Nests #15 and #89 (relocated from Southport after excavation on Pebble Beach) each had 1 hatchling track in the runway.
Nest #92 was laid in some nice soft and dry sand! It was a pretty crawl!
*This conservation work for protected sea turtles on Caswell Beach is authorized by the NC Wildlife Resources Commission (ES Permit 22ST03)