Waties Island Nest Count

Friday, August 19, 2016

August 19 Inventory and Nest 10 Update

Friday, August 19
We walked up to Marker 9 to inventory Nest 14. This nest emerged
after 52 days of incubation. We found 74 unhatched eggs and 44 hatched
eggs, a puny 36.6% hatching success. We were bummed, but as we 
approached Nest 10 on the way back, we were delighted to be able to
escort 20 hatchlings as they made their way to the sea. Our day was
now officially awesome!!
Pictures by Deb and Paulette
Post by Paulette
Weak but making their way


Sandy but moving!!

Now he knows!!


The surf was gentle and the hatchlings were excited!!

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