30-June-2012 False Crawl #10 – Kitty Hawk

Just about half a mile from the start of his run, Kitty Hawk driver Scott came across his first crawl.  It appeared she crawled up the beach and plowed her way up a steep hill of pushed sand.  She circled around twice before deciding to head back to sea, sliding down...

29-June-2012 Nest #11 in Nags Head

Our southern beach Nesting Response Team woke with news they’ve been waiting for all summer, “Good morning NESTers, it’s KC… we have a crawl in Nags Head and it looks like there’s a nest site.”  With all the activity on the northern...

28/29-June-2012 Nest #10 in Swan Beach

At 9:45 PM a call came in from some Carova residents.  “There’s another turtle!  She’s hauled out about 1/4 way up the beach already and I think she’s going to lay eggs.”  Betty and Karen arrived on scene first followed by Nanci and...

Loggerhead Fitzy Progresses

6/20/12 CC-ALF-12-06-06-01 6/18/12 Fitzy refused food on Monday. 6/19/12 Tuesday, she ate more than 200 g, part of it was offered by tongs. 6/20/12 Today Fitzy’s tank had some plastic floating in it when I arrived at 9:30 a.m. but it had not been in the tank...