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Thursday, October 7, 2010

Inventory NEST 10

Results of Nest 10 Inventory:

113 Hatched eggs
16 unhatched eggs, died early development
129 Total eggs in nest

87.6% Hatchling success rate

2 Live hatchlings found and released.

Thanks so much to Ted for watching over this nest over the last 55 days.
A big thank you to Barbara, Sue and Nancy for checking this nest early Monday morning and working so hard to get the cold, confused hatchlings out of the dunes and into the water.
Thank you to Rob and Rick for heading to the beach as soon as the word went out that help was needed.


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