South Walton Turtle Watch 2009 nest results

November 10, 2009

Loggerhead hatchling. Photo courtesy FWC
Loggerhead hatchling. Photo courtesy FWC

South Walton Turtle Watch documented 39 loggerhead nests

Below is the final tally of turtle nests in the South Walton 2009 season

Total number of nests: 38 Loggerhead
Total number of false crawls: 20  Loggerhead
Dead strandings: 5
Alive strandings: 2
Depredated nests: 6 by dogs and coyotes
Total:  2583 ALIVE TO WATER
450 DEAD IN NEST
614 NO OBVIOUS
190 DEPREDATED

3837 TOTAL  EGGS