Thursday, September 23

Quiet night and quiet morning.  The beach is flat from the tides and rain.

Nest #58 Inventory (after 80 days of incubation)This nest suffered overwashes early and all through the critical incubation period.  Sadly, all of the eggs were unhatched.  One was even hot pink on the INSIDE.  There was also standing water in the nest cavity.
Unhatched Eggs-96 (Whole-91, Damaged-5)

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