Nest #50 found in Kitty Hawk

We wondered if it would happen and this morning our Kitty Hawk ATV rider called and said, “I’ve got it!  Number 50.”  The nesting response team arrived promptly and got to work. That part of the beach is notorious for getting washed out during storms...

Nest 13 Excavated with great success!

Nest Mom for Nest 13 was leaving town for the week so the team decided to excavate at 10PM on Sunday.  The moon was rising, the light was great, and the heat dropped to 89F so really, it was ideal. It took a while to get to the egg chamber but when they did, they...