Nest#4 a rare Kemp’s Ridley

This Kemp's Ridley Turtle came onto the beach to nest in the morning, we are so happy to have this Kemp's and have folks see this event
This Kemp’s Ridley Turtle came onto the beach to nest in the morning, we are so happy to have this Kemp’s and have folks see this event

 

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2014: Nest #47

Edmond found this Loggerhead nest in Grayton Beach, that makes 4 for that small area, can’t believe it, we have not had a nest there in years. Come on 50

nest #47 Grayton

UPDATE!!
Nest #47 has hatched and been evaluated
escaped from nest 100
alive and released 16
dead in nest 2
no development 7
total eggs 125
survival % 93%

2014: Nest #46

Eric found us a new loggerhead nest by Walkover A in Rosemary Beach just east of 188 Winston Lane
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2014: Nest #45

Nest #45 was found when it hatched in Grayton Beach, we had missed it when evaluated
escaped from nest 46
alive and released 32
dead in nest 4
pipped dead 4
no development 11
total eggs 97
survival % 80%

2014: Nest #44

Nest #44 another Loggerhead was found by KellyAnderson another first nest. Oh how lucky you all are. This nest is on the beach below 800 Blue Mountain Road.

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UPDATE!!
Nest #44 has hatched and been evaluated
escaped from nest 99
alive and released 1
no development 12
dead embryos 1
total eggs 113
survival % 88%

2014: Nest #43

Wow, again 2 nests in our West Area. Got to love those Loggerheads:
Nest #43 was found by Janice Gaultrney and Carolyn Huff their first for this year. On the beach below 41 Stallworth Blvd. Beautiful nest and tracks. Good going.

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UPDATE!!
Nest # 43 has hatched and been evaluated
escaped from nest 76
no development 4
total eggs 80
survival % 95%

2014: Nest #42

was found by Wayne Lofton, a loggerhead in Sea Crest at 8600 E Co. Hwy 30 A,Monterey Yes, on our way to 50 now.

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UPDATE!!
Nest #42 has hatched and been evaluated
escaped from nest 76
dead pipped 1
no development 7
dead embryos 3
total eggs 87
survival % 87%