Nest #40 found in Corolla

This morning our ATV rider discovered Nest #40 in Corolla. Another devious crawl where she literally crawled back over her nest site on the way out, it didn’t deter the team from finding the eggs.  The nest unfortunately was located right between two known tidal...

Potential Nest found in Corolla

Sunday just after Nest #22 was discovered in Nags Head and after a false crawl was found on the very northern end of Duck, our Corolla driver called in with a crawl in Pine Island.  The team excavated the site but was not able to find eggs. We’re betting it was...

Nest #21 Found Friday in Corolla

Nest #21 didn’t quite look like a nest at first.  The crawl hardly went up the beach, well below the average high tide line, and the nest site with the mound and body pit were pretty unremarkable.  But, seeing as there was some thrown sand, the team was advised...

Nest #16, Loggerhead in Corolla

Last night before midnight, a loggerhead sea turtle came up on one of the darkest beaches in Corolla and left us with Nest #16.  Bright and early, our ATV rider John called with enthusiasm on his finding.  The nest site was another rather confusing one where mom...

Nest #14 and a False Crawl

To adopt this nest, click here or visit http://www.seaturtle.org/nestdb/adopt/?b=1 and select ID No. 150641. Saturday June 25, around 4PM, we got a call on the NEST hotline reporting a turtle laying eggs.  After we got through the, “you’re sure it’s...

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...