Wednesday, August 17

Tuesday Night:

We had a call about a hatchling in the marsh in Southport!  Thanks to the Turtle Ambassadors who helped us retrieve it!  The area was surveyed and no additional hatchlings or nest areas were found. We did have some false crawls not too far away that were surveyed by our patrol team from The Landing last night and this morning.  Nothing was found.  We have a mystery!

  • Nest #39 Inventory
    • Live- 0
    • Dead- 0
    • Pipped- 0
    • Unhatched- 3
    • Hatched Egg Shells- 72
    • + Pieces
  • Nest #47 had hatchlings emerge last night. We thought they might have emerged during the storm Monday night, but no!

Tuesday Morning:

Several nests still have depressions with no evidence of emergence, yet.

  • Nest #40 Inventory
    • Live- 0
    • Dead- 0
    • Pipped- 5
    • Unhatched- 0
    • Hatched Egg Shells- 110
    • Some pieces

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

Nest #40 Inventory
Nest #40 Inventory