Thursday, September 2

Wednesday Night: It was a windy, sand blowing night!

  • Nest #65 Inventory
    • Live Hatchling-21
    • Dead Hatchlings-2
    • Pipped Eggs-22 (There was heavy, wet sand in the nest)
    • Unhatched Eggs-3
    • Hatched Egg Shells-94

Thursday Morning:

  • No hatchling emergences overnight.
  • Nest #46 had a crab hole in the back right corner, again.
  • The wind piled up sand on many runways, and even on top of wire cages.  Nests #67 and #69 are badly covered.

This conservation work for protected sea turtles on Caswell Beach is authorized by the NC Wildlife Resources Commission (ES Permit 21ST03)