Waties Island Nest Count

Friday, August 25, 2017

Inventory of Nest 7


Nest 7 was laid on Saturday, June 17 just below marker 6. The nest emerged on day 66 of incubation, Tuesday, August 22. The inventory today revealed 40 hatched eggs and 2 unhatched eggs. !One egg was used for the DNA study. 93 % emergence success rate. A great result! The DNA report on this turtle finds that she has laid five nests on Waties this year. Nest  1, 5, 7, 10 and 12. She nested on Waties in 2011 and in 2015. All her nests are small.
Jingle and the CCU students digging

Sorting

Egg Count

Another inventory finished


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