2010 Nest Summary
 
Abbreviations
 

AIP

 

Amelia Island Plantation

 

FC

 

False crawl or abandoned nesting attempt, the turtle crawls out of water but does not nest.

 

Initial with number

 

Name of nest. Permitted volunteer's initial & count of nests they have verified

 

Insitu

 

Clutch of eggs left in place and not relocated

 

Relocated

 

clutch of eggs removed from original nest site & placed in artificial nest site

 

SRA

 

State Recreation Area, south end. Managed by Little Talbot Island State Geo Park

Nest Success Summary

The link below is a summary of the data from the 2010 nesting season.  It was a record year!

 
Definitions of Excavation Terms
 LP  Live Pipped:  Egg is cracked open and a live hatchling remains inside without emerging.

 DP Dead Pipped:  Egg is cracked open and a dead hatchling remains inside.  Died in emergence process. 

 LN Live in Nest:  Hatchling is totally emerged from the shard, but did not exit the nest. 

 DN Dead in Nest:  Hatchling is totally emerged from the shard and dead. 

 UNH Unhatched Egg. 

 Shards Empy eggshells.
 # Eggs Total number of eggs in the clutch.

 Live
Emerge
Total number of hatchlings that emerged successfully from the nest without assistance.