Amelia Island Sea Turtle Watch, Inc
Photo by Mark Gearis

2014 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

DC Leatherback turtle
CM Green turtle

2014 Nest Summary

Nests shown in red have emerged and been excavated OR eroded away.

Nest
Count
Date Nest/
FC
Volunteers Location/Relocation # Eggs
1 5/2 AI1 (DC) MB Shipper, C Freeman, Heritage's, Kreger's, Cain/Holliday, Duffy, Stuber Access 17 Insitu
2 5/12 AI2 (DC) R Trostle, Heritage's, Kreger's, E Holliday, M Duffy Access 18 Insitu
3 5/15 DHC1 J Morrill, D & C Heritage 2344 So. Fletcher, 6 houses south of access 23 Insitu
4 5/19 JT1 J Tharin 2 houses south of Turtle Dunes, AIP Insitu
5 5/26 JT2 J Tharin The Residence, AIP Insitu
5/27 FC C & J Sartin, M Duffy 7 houses south of access 23
6 5/28 DHC2 D & C Heritage Windsong, in front of sand fences, AIP Insitu
7 5/28 DHC3 R & M Welling, D & C Heritage Just north of Peter's Point No Driving sign Insitu
8 5/28 DHC4 D & C Heritage Just south of Turtle Dunes, AIP Insitu
9 5/29 PLK1 C Mancil, P&L Kreger 3 houses north of North Beach Park Insitu
10 5/30 MR1 M Raines 11 houses north of last house on south end Insitu
11 5/30 KE1 D Shipper, K Cain, E Holliday Access 16 Insitu
12 5/31 DHC5 M Sullivan, D & C Heritage North end of Oceans of Amelia, So. Fletcher Ave Insitu
13 6/1 DHC6 D & C Heritage Turtle Dunes, AIP Insitu
14 6/1 DHC7 M Hurley, S Oliver, D & C Heritage Summer Beach pool walkway Insitu
15 6/3 DHC8 C & J Sartin, D & C Heritage Midway between access 23 and 24

Insitu
16 6/5 JT3 J Tharin Northernmost building of Dunes Club, AIP Insitu
17 6/7 MD1 R Gallagher, M Duffy Sailmaker, Summer Beach Insitu
18 6/7 KE2 M Sullivan, K Cain, E Holliday 2 houses north of Elizabeth Point Lodge and access 1 Insitu
6/7 FC S Norris, Kreger's 1 house north of access 16N
19 6/9 JT4 J Tharin Windsong,AIP Insitu
6/10 FC D Heritage Just north of Omni Hotel, AIP
20 6/10 DHC9 M Birney, D Heritage In front of 3rd Amelia Surf and Racquet condo north of Scott Road Insitu
21 6/11 SH1 S Hair South of last house on south end before breakwater Insitu
22 6/11 AI3 (DC) D & S Cultice, S & J Sartin, Duffy, Kreger's, D Heritage, E Holliday, D Stuber 100 yards north of access 24 Insitu
23 6/11 KE3 P & B Newland, P Weeks, K Cain, E Holliday Just north of access 39 Insitu
6/12 FC J Tharin 2 houses south of house with cupola in The Residence, AIP
6/12 FC J Tharin Sea Dunes, AIP
24 6/12 MD2 J Morrill, M Duffy Just south of access 21 Insitu
25 6/12 KE4 J Lewis, D Gayno, K Cain, E Holliday 2 houses north of access 11N Insitu
6/13 FC K & M Lee, D & C Heritage Just south of access 40
26 6/13 PLK2 S Norris, Kreger's Lisa Ave and North Fletcher Insitu
6/13 FC M Raines Sea Dunes, AIP
6/14 FC L Collins, V Williams, D & C Heritage Just south of access 24
6/14 FC M & K Lee, E Holliday 6 houses north of access 13
6/14 FC M & K Lee, E Holliday Just south of access 10
27 6/14 DHC10 M Sullivan, D & C Heritage Just north of log cabin house, acces 5 Insitu
28 6/15 DHC11 Carlton Dunes north of Ritz  L Malone, C Houle, D & C Heritage Insitu
29 6/15 MD3 2 houses north of access 40 J & K Brooks, M Duffy Insitu
30 6/15 KE5 1 house south of access 11 R & M Welling, K Cain, E Holliday Insitu
31 6/15 PLK3 1742 N Fletcher R Peters, P & L Clark, P & L Kreger Insitu
32 6/16 PLK4 6 houses south of access 4N J & T Peterson, P & L Kreger Insitu
6/16 FC Last house at Residence, AIP J Tharin
33 6/17 KE6 Access 38 R & K Mowery, R Bland, K Cain, E Holliday Insitu
34 6/17 MD4 4 houses south of access 2 M Lee, M Duffy Insitu
35 6/17 MD5 2 houses north of access 10 B Tammany, N Tammany, A Miller, M Duffy Insitu
36 6/17 PLK5 1734 No Fletcher J & M Hawthorne, P & L Kreger Insitu
6/17 FC Amelia Retreat, south of AIP S Hair
37 6/13 FtCl1 Ft Clinch property Ft Clinch personnel Insitu
38 6/15 FtCl2 Ft Clinch property Ft Clinch personnel Insitu
6/18 FC North end of Summer Beach S Hair
39 6/19 JT5 South of south end county access, near AIP J Tharin Insitu
40 6/21 DHC12 In front of Turtle Dunes, AIP D Heritage Insitu
6/22 FCAI4(DC) Access 24 J Eisenhart, J Campbell, D & C Heritage, P & L Kreger, K Cain, L Malone, M Hurley,
S Oliver, M Duffy
6/22 FC Ft Clinch property Ft Clinch personnel
41 6/23 JT6 Ocean Club Villas, south AIP J Tharin Insitu
42 6/23 DHC13 Just north of access 38 B Hyde, C & J Sartin, D & C Heritage Insitu
43 6/23 Ft Cl 3 Ft Clinch property Ft Clinch personnel Insitu
44 6/24 SH2 Middle of Sea Dunes, AIP S Hair Insitu
6/24 FC 4 houses south of access 25 C & J Sartin
6/24 FC 4 houses south of access 25 C & J Sartin
6/24 FC 3 houses north of access 17 B Tammany, A Miller, K Cain
45 6/24 Ft Cl 4 Ft Clinch property Ft Clinch personnel Insitu
46 6/25 SH3 11th condo from south end of Summer Beach P Vieser, S Hair Insitu
47 6/25 PLK6 3 houses north of access 11N J & T Peterson, P & L Kreger Insitu
48 6/25 Ft Cl 5 Ft Clinch property Ft Clinch personnel Insitu
49 6/27 MD6 Jasmine St access Dunn's, Ernst's, Freeman's, M Duffy Insitu
50 6/27 DHC14 Southside of Omni Inn C & D Heritage Insitu
51 6/27 DHC15 2nd Carlton Dunes building north of Ritz R Whitfield, S Nordlinger,            D & C Heritage Insitu
52 6/28 MD7 South end of Spyglass, AIP M Duffy Insitu
53 6/28 DHC16 Access 39 K Crotz, B Duke, D Heritage Insitu
6/28 FC 2 houses south of access 10N C Mancil, P & L Kreger
54 6/29 DHC17 4th house from south end D Heritage Insitu
6/29 FC Midway between Lewis St. and Scott Rd, 3rd walkover at Summer Beach M Hurley, S Oliver,
D & C Heritage
55 6/29 DHC18 Midway between Lewis St. and Scott Rd, 3rd walkover at Summer Beach M Hurley, S Oliver,
D & C Heritage
Insitu
6/29 FC 6 houses south of access 2 P & D Heikkinen, M Duffy
56 6/29 PLK7 Ocean Ave and Dolphin St J & L Beal, P & L Kreger Insitu
57 6/29 PLK8 Access 4N J & L Beal, P & L Kreger Insitu
58 6/30 JT7 4th building south at Carlton Dunes, next to Ritz B & T White, J Tharin Insitu
7/1 FC 2nd house from south end D Stuber
7/1 FC 4 houses north of access 4N B Hyde, P & L Kreger
59 7/1 PLK9 4 houses north of access 4N B Hyde, P & L Kreger Insitu
60 7/1 KE7 2 houses north of access 16 B Tammany, A Miller, E Holliday, K Cain Insitu
61 7/2 PLK10 (lost to erosion) 6 houses south of access 16N M Ricke, P & L Kreger Insitu
62 7/3 JT8 North building of Dunes Club at sea oats J Tharin Insitu
63 7/3 JT9 2 houses north of No Driving sign north of Peter's Point T Thomason, T Wheat, D & C Heritage, J Tharin Insitu
7/3 FC Access 31 J Morrill, B & C Etsey, D & C Heritage
7/3 FC Just south of access 31 J Morrill, B & C Etsey, D & C Heritage
7/4 FC Just south of Scott Rd K Bland, V Somora, D Stuber
7/4 FC 6 houses north of access 13 MB Shipper, C Freeman, M Duffy
7/4 FC Dolphin and Ocean Ave C Posten, P & L Kreger
7/4 FC North Beach Park S Norris, P & L Kreger
64 7/5 MD8 Most northern building of Carlton Dunes, south edge of Peter's Point V Brown, D Crigger, M Duffy Insitu
7/5 FC 200 yards north of Burney Park M Duffy
65 7/5 DHC19 5 houses north of access 13 K & M Lee, D & C Heritage Insitu
66 7/5 PLK11 Lisa Ave and N Fletcher S Norris, P & L Kreger Insitu
67 7/5 PLK12 (lost to erosion) 3 houses south of access 16N S Norris, P & L Kreger Insitu
7/5 FC 1 houses south of access 16N S Norris, P & L Kreger
68 7/6 DHC21 First south end building of Summer Beach, north of Lewis Street S Oliver, M Hurley, C Hodge, T Salmon, D & C Heritage Insitu
69 7/6 DHC20 Summer Beach Outrigger, south of Scott Rd S Oliver, M Hurley, C Hodge,     D & C Heritage Insitu
70 7/6 PLK13 6 houses south of access 7N P & L Clark, P & L Kreger Insitu
7/6 FCPLK1 (lost to erosion) 4 houses north of access 16N R Peters, P & L Kreger
7/6 FC The north end of Summer Beach pool S Oliver, M Hurley, C Hodge,     D & C Heritage
71 7/7 JT10 10th Summer Beach unit north of Lewis St G Morgan,J Tharin Insitu
72 7/8 KE8 3 houses south of Jasmine A Miller, B Tammany, E Holliday, K Cain Insitu
73 7/8 PLK14 Just north of Main Beach parking lot, near Lifeguard chair 4 R Burch, P & L Kreger Insitu
7/8 FC Just north of Main Beach parking lot, near Lifeguard chair 4 R Burch, P & L Kreger
7/9 FC Northernmost Spyglass, AIP S Hair
7/10 FC 8 houses from south end J Tharin
7/10 FC Just south of access 40 T Thomason, T Wheat,               C & D Heritage
7/10 FC Access 21 J Morrill, C & D Heritage
74 7/10 PLK15 North Beach Park J Lewis, P & L Kreger Insitu
75 7/10 PLK16 (lost to erosion) 6 houses north of North Beach Park J Lewis, P & L Kreger Insitu
76 6/26 Ft Cl6 Ft Clinch Property Ft Clinch personnel Insitu
7/5 FC Ft Clinch Property Ft Clinch personnel
7/5 FC Ft Clinch Property Ft Clinch personnel
7/5 FC Ft Clinch Property Ft Clinch personnel
77 7/11 KE9 Just north of access 30 C & J Sartin, J Morrill, L Ernst,   E Holliday Insitu
78 7/11 MD9 At south NO DRIVING sign at Sadler Road C & J Sartin, L Ernst, M Duffy Insitu
79 7/12 MD10 Sea Dunes, AIP M Duffy Insitu
80 7/12 KE10 (lost to erosion) 3 houses south of access 13 M & K Lee, K Cain, E Holliday Insitu
81 7/12 KE11 (lost to erosion) 1 house south of Light House house south of access 8 M Sullivan, K Cain, E Holliday Insitu
82 7/14 Ft Cl7 Ft Clinch property Ft Clinch personnel Insitu
83 7/15 PLK17 North end of Main Beach, south of volleyball net J Mady, P & L Kreger Insittu
84 7/17 PLK18  6 houses south of        access 16N J Lewis, P & L Kreger Insitu
7/17 FC Access 16N J Lewis, P & L Kreger
85 7/17 JT11 3 houses north of south end beach access J Tharin Insitu
7/17 FC North end of Dunes Club, AIP J Tharin
86 7/17 JT12 3 houses south of Lewis Street, American Beach J Tharin Insitu
87 7/18 SH4 7 houses south of Lewis St S Hair Insitu
88 7/18 SH5 1 house north of Spyglass, AIP S Hair Insitu
89 7/18 SH6 (lost to erosion) 12th house from south end S Hair Insitu
90 7/19 PLK19 (lost to erosion) Access 16N S Norris, P & L Kreger Insitu
91 7/19 KE12 Access 10 M & K Lee, K Cain, E Holliday Insitu
7/19 FC Access 10N T & T Davis, P & L Kreger
7/20 FC Captain's Court, AIP in dunes D Heritage
7/21 FC 1740 N Fletcher J McKeown, P & L Kreger
7/22 FC Access 27 K & R Mowery,C & J Sartin, K Cain, E Holliday
7/22 FC Access 9N C Mancil, P & L Kreger
7/22 FC 1524 N Fletcher M & J Hawthorne, P & L Kreger
92 7/22 Ft Cl 8 Ft Clinch property Ft Clinch personnel Insitu
93 7/23 DHC22 Access 23 D Cultice, C & D Heritage Insitu
94 7/23 PLK20 1746 N Fletcher M Ricke, P & L Kreger Insitu
7/24 FC 3 houses north of access 10S R Trostle, M Duffy
95 7/17 FtCl8 Ft Clinch property Ft Clinch personnel Insitu
7/24 FC In front Sea Dunes, AIP J Tharin
96 7/25 KE13 3 houses south of access 39 P Jubin, A Weller E Holliday,      K Cain Insitu
7/25 FC 2 houses south of access 28 C Sartin, E Holliday, K Cain
97 7/25 DS1 Just south of Omni Inn D Stuber Insitu
98 7/25 DS2 (lost to erosin) South building of Ocean Place M Birney, D Stuber Insitu
99 7/26 MD11 (lost to erosion) North part of Summer Beach R & J Gallagher, M Duffy Insitu
100 7/26 MD12 North edge of Ritz Carlton V Brown, M Duffy Insitu
101 7/26 KE14 (lost to erosion) 426 So. Fletcher, north of log cabin house B Hyde, K Cain, E Holliday Insitu
102 7/28 JT13 100 feet north of Summer Beach Ocean Club G Morgan, M Hurley, J Tharin Insitu
103 7/30 SH6 Just south of Dunes Club villas, bird nesting area, AIP S Hair Insitu
104 8/1 DHC23 Just south of access 18 MB Shipper, C Freeman, C Heritage Insitu
105 8/1 DHC24 (lost to erosion) North of access 34 between Amelia South and Amelia By The Sea condos B Duke, K Crotz, T Salmon, C & D Heritage Insitu
106 7/30 Ft Cl9 Ft Clinch property Ft Clinch personnel Insitu
107 7/30 SH7 (lost ot erosion) 1 house south of Dunes Club, AIP S Hair Insitu
108 8/1 Ft Cl10 Ft Clinch property Ft Clinch personnel Insitu
109 8/3 DHC25 Just north of No Driving sign at Peter's Point T Salmon, D & C Heritage Inistu
8/4 FC Just south of Turtle Dunes, AIP J Tharin
110 8/4 DHC26 Just south of access 38 J Debarres, D & C Heritage Insitu
8/4 FC 1 house north of access 27 C Sartin, A DeWolfe, K Cain, E Holliday
111 8/5 DS3 Carlton Dunes, 2nd bldg from south M Burney, D Stuber, E Hall Insitu
112 8/5 DS4 Just north of No Driving sign at Peter's Point D & M Shipper, D Stuber Insitu
113 8/6 DHC27 (lost to erosion) Just north of Lewis St P & W Vieser, D Heritage Insitu
114 7/31 Ft Cl11 Ft Clinch property Ft Clinch personnel Insitu
115 8/12 DHC28 Just north of access 37 in dune K & R Mowery, D Shipper, D & C Heritage Insitu
116 8/17 PLK21 (CM) 429 Ocean Ave, north of access 4N J & S Yoder, P & L Kreger Insitu
8/20 FC Middle of Sea Dunes, AIP S Hair
8/21 FC Between acess 40 and Peter's Point C & B Etsey, J Tharin
Excavation Terminology
Nest Name of nest
Date Emerge Date of first emergence
Live in Nest Number of live hatchlings found in nest
Dead in Nest Number of dead hatchlings found in nest
Live Pipped Number of live hatchlings found in an egg that is pipped
Dead Pipped Number of dead hatchlings found in an egg that is pipped
Unhatched Number of unhatched eggs remaining in nest
Shards Number of empty egg shells
Live Emerge Number of live hatchlings calculated to have left the nest on their own
Nest Success Summary
Nest Date
Emerge
Live
in Nest
Dead
in Nest
Live
Pipped
Dead
Pipped
Unhatched Shards Live 
Emerge
JT1 7/21 0 0 0 0 7 96 96
DHC1 DNE 66 0 0 0 20 66 0
PLK1 7/24 1 0 0 0 9 136 135
JT2 7/24 0 0 0 0 10 99 99
DHC7 7/25 0 0 0 3 9 80 80
DHC5 7/28 0 0 0 1 6 93 93
JT3 7/28 1 0 0 0 8 96 95
DHC4 7/26 0 0 0 0 11 88 88
DHC6 7/29 1 0 0 0 2 129 128
DHC3 7/29 1 0 0 1 7 117 116
DHC2 7/29 0 0 0 0 9 86 86
KE1 7/29 0 0 0 1 6 141 141
AI1 DNE 53 1 3 3 24 54 0
AI2 8/1 30 0 1 3 11 83 53
MD1 8/1 0 0 0 1 6 58 58
DHC10 8/2 3 0 0 2 8 138 135
DHC8 8/2 0 0 0 0 1 116 116
JT4 8/4 0 0 0 0 14 99 99
SHS1 8/4 0 0 0 1 7 86 86
MR1 DNE 0 0 0 0 82 0 0
KE2 Unk 4 0 2 0 3 92 88
DHC9 8/7 0 0 0 0 4 105 105
MD2 8/6 0 0 0 0 1 122 122
PLK2 8/6 1 1 0 0 3 110 108
KE4 8/7 0 0 0 0 5 81 81
PLK3 8/9 1 15 0 3 7 122 106
PLK5 8/8 0 0 1 4 11 137 137
PLK4 8/8 1 0 0 0 7 106 105
DHC11 8/11 0 0 0 0 10 101 101
KE5 8/10 0 0 1 2 3 149 143
MD3 8/11 0 2 0 0 5 134 132
MD4 8/14 0 0 0 0 56 45 45
MD5 8/14 0 0 1 0 7 92 92
JT6 8/14 4 3 0 4 2 89 82
SH3 8/15 0 2 0 0 11 104 102
DHC13 8/17 6 28 0 0 30 94 60
AI3 8/17 0 0 0 0 10 71 71
KE6 8/15 2 1 0 1 0 119 116
JT5 8/18 5 0 0 33 24 24 19
SH2 8/18 12 3 0 15 17 79 64
PLK6 8/18 5 0 0 0 7 116 111
MD7 8/18 1 5 0 3 16 123 117
DHC12 8/20 0 0 0 0 54 46 46
DHC14 8/21 1 0 0 0 5 135 134
PLK8 8/21 0 0 0 1 11 90 90
JT7 8/22 1 0 0 0 1 101 100
DHC15 8/23 1 0 0 0 19 112 111
PLK7 8/23 0 0 0 0 49 64 64
JT8 8/23 2 0 0 0 21 102 100
MD6 Unk 0 0 0 0 3 92 92
DHC17 8/24 1 44 0 2 6 138 93
DHC18 8/24 0 0 0 0 37 57 57
DHC16 8/23 5 0 0 0 6 106 101
DHC20 8/26 1 1 0 0 1 101 99
DHC21 8/26 0 0 0 0 10 121 121
DHC19 8/28 3 0 0 2 10 100 97
KE3 7/30 2 4 0 0 38 84 78
KE7 Unk 0 0 1 5 92 0 0
JT10 8/30 2 0 0 1 19 81 79
PLK13 8/30 0 1 0 0 4 129 128
PLK14 8/30 1 0 0 0 8 100 99
PLK15 8/31 0 0 0 0 8 117 117
MD8 9/1 0 0 0 0 9 66 66
KE8 9/6 0 0 0 1 8 100 100
KE11 9/2 0 0 0 0 2 118 118
MD10 9/4 1 0 0 0 5 96 95
JT9 9/3 0 0 0 0 1 101 101
SH4 9/7 0 0 0 4 22 75 75
PLK17 9/7 0 0 0 0 2 77 77
MD9 Unk 0 0 1 6 60 37 37
KE9 9/8 7 2 0 8 60 60 51
PLK18 9/9 0 1 0 0 7 113 112
JT12 9/9 0 0 0 0 0 88 88
SH5 9/11 0 0 0 0 1 53 53
KE12 9/9 0 0 0 0 2 102 102
DHC22 9/16 5 3 0 8 8 77 69
PLK20 9/15 0 12 0 11 31 72 60
KE13 9/17 0 27 0 15 10 110 83
MD12 Unk 0 0 0 0 2 118 118
DHC23 8/1 0 0 0 0 52 42 42
DS3 10/1 7 13 1 7 23 73 53
DHC26 10/3 1 0 0 0 4 117 116
DS4 10/6 8 1 0 1 37 45 36
DHC25 DNE 0 1 0 4 68 1 0
PLK21 10/10 1 0 0 0 5 131 130
DHC28 10/11 0 0 0 0 60 34 34