False Crawl Weekend

Things finally seemed to slow down… or did they? We had a turtle come in to Corolla Saturday morning but she didn’t lay eggs (even though she came all the way and up the beach, even crawling up the dune some!).  Then, she (or another mom??) arrived Sunday,...

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...

False Crawl #04

Around 11PM the night of June 26th, a report came in about a loggerhead looping around the beach up in Currituck National Wildlife Refuge area of the 4WD beach.  NESTers arrived to find her returning to the ocean.  They staked off the site until the morning until we...

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...