NEST volunteers got a lot of help from visitors and local citizens alike on this nest!! Thanks to everyone!!!!  Damon M sent us some great pictures of momma turtle laying her eggs last night and our early morning processing of the nest.  Thanks Damon!!!

Momma sea turtle laying her eggs. Photo by Damon McGee

Momma returning to the ocean. Photo by Damon McGee

Photo by Damon McGee

NEST volunteers were out in the AM to verify location of eggs, put in our monitoring equipment and rope off the nest.

The nest had to be relocated as it was too close to the high tide line.  These are the eggs in their new and safer nest.

Team of Nest 25! Thank you!!!


  • nest number: 25
  • town: Kitty Hawk
  • date eggs laid: 08/02/2019
  • begin monitoring: 09/26/2019
  • actual emergence date: NA
  • live hatchlings: none
  • total eggs: 96

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