Lucky #13 for goes to Corolla!

A beautiful sight to see, a sea turtle crawl!

A beautiful sight to see, a sea turtle crawl!

 

It was a busy Tuesday morning in Corolla with the possibility of two nest found! Unfortunately one nest turned out to be a false crawl BUT as you can see in the photo above, for nest #13 momma sea turtle did a GREAT JOB laying her nest right up in the dunes! She couldn’t have picked a more perfect spot!

The eggs safely being put in egg cartons temporarily and then put back in the egg chamber.

The eggs safely being put in egg cartons temporarily and then put back in the egg chamber.

2017-07-25 Nest#13 Response - N. Knapp-Parisi (100)

Egg Chamber!

Egg Chamber!

The nesting response team quickly got to work taking measurements, photos and then digging for the eggs! The egg chamber was quickly found and 20 eggs were removed to so the data logger could be placed inside. The nest was then neatly covered up, marked off, and of course lastly the team picture was taken and boy did we have a wonderful team! See ya later little turtles!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nesting Response Team!

Nesting Response Team!

  • nest number: 13
  • town: Corolla
  • date eggs laid: 07/25/2017
  • begin monitoring: 09/17/2017

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