Tuesday, August 30

Monday Night:

Nest #58 Inventory
Live- 0
Dead- 0
Pipped- 0
Unhatched- 4
Hatched Egg Shells- 106
Pieces- handful
Nest #61 Inventory
Live- 6
Dead- 0
Pipped- 2
Unhatched- 2
Hatched Egg Shells- 106
There was activity at Nest #59 with a nice crowd, but now we think it was a crab.

Tuesday Morning:

Crabs were active last night in Nests #59, #68 and an excavated nest area.
Another excavated nest was dug up by a canine (probably coyote). 
No evidence of emergence at any nest overnight.

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