Nest #12 Arrived in Kitty Hawk

Not too far from the previous day’s false crawl, Tuesday morning we discovered Nest #12 in Kitty Hawk. The team arrived and quickly found the eggs.  We just hope that on such a narrow stretch of beach that this nest will be boil before too many storms blow...

False Crawl #2 in Kitty Hawk

This morning our ATV rider found turtle tracks leading from the ocean right up under one of the beach houses in Kitty Hawk. It appeared as though she crawled under, turned around, and headed back to the ocean.  Perhaps tonight she will reappear with better...

Nest #11 arrived Sunday in Carova

A little after 3AM Sunday morning a turtle emerged from the ocean in Carova Beach and worked her way up the beach to lay eggs.  She was spotted by beach goers around 3:30AM who watched her make her way back to the ocean around 5AM. After a couple days of strong NE...

Nest #10 Found!

Nest #10 rolled in this morning on the north end of Duck.  Mom picked an excellent site right next to the foot of the dunes in front of an undeveloped lot.  Nesting responders had to hike in for this one but it was well worth the trip. This nest was a little tricky...
2016 sea turtle nest #9

2016 sea turtle nest #9

To adopt this nest, visit http://seaturtle.org/nestdb/adopt/?b=1 and select ID no. 145228. IT HAD TO HAPPEN and today it finally did in in the early a.m. in Southern Shores. Duck ATV route drive Johnny Springfield discovered a sea turtle crawl in Southern Shores and...