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Wednesday, November 1, 2017

2017 Briarcliff Sea Turtle Nesting Season

Nests: 4
  Relocated: 4 (100%)
  Inventoried: 4 (100%)
False Crawls: 1

Estimated Eggs to Date: 544
  Eggs Lost: 15 (2.7%)
  Hatched Eggs: 437
  Emerged Hatchlings: 319
  Mean Incubation Duration (all): 53.7 days
  Mean Clutch Count: 136 eggs (Relocated Only)

Mean Hatch Success: 78.9%
Mean Emergence Success: 57%
Nest Success: 100%
Beach Success: 80%

Plus 1 nest relocated from Arcadian Shore Beach for a total of 5 Nests


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