Mama Loggehead traveled to the dune to lay her eggs.

Mama Loggerhead traveled to the dune to lay her eggs.

Dan did it! Dan Waters of the Duck ATV team found a Loggerhead sea turtle nest in Southern Shores 7/27.

To adopt Nest #39, click here.

Soon after the phones began to ring with the words of Karen Clark (KC) asking nest responders to give Charlotte a call on the N.E.S.T. hotline. The call was met with many N.E.S.T. volunteers meeting at the nest site.

is THAT the eggs?

Are THOSE the eggs?

Yup, Doc Margaret did find the eggs!

Yup, Doc Margaret did find the eggs!

Viewing the rather weird nest there was some deliberation as to where the eggs would be located and digging began. Doc Margaret found the DNA egg in short (sorta) order and Paula kept the statistics in an orderly fashion.

The response team gets the site ready.

The response team gets the site ready.

The stakes were placed and the nest patted down by some of the caring nest responders and the wait starts and hopefully in 55-65 days we will see lots and lots of little loggers made their way to their life’s journey.

The TEAM poses for the group picture.

The TEAM poses for the group picture.

ANOTHER team photo.

Another TEAM photo.