Abbreviations:

AIP:  Amelia Island Plantation

FC:  False Crawl or abandoned nesting attempt, the turtle crawls out of the water but does not nest

Initial with Number:  Name of nest, permitted volunteers initials with the number of nests they have verified

Insitu:  Clutch of eggs left in place and not relocated

Relocated:  Clutch of eggs removed from original nest site and placed in a man-made nest

SRA:  State Recreation Area, south end of island managed by Talbot Island State Park

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, or broken open

Dead Pipped:  Number of dead hatchlings found in egg that is pipped, or broken open

Unhatched:  Number of unhatched eggs remaining in nest

Shards:  Number of empty eggs shells

Live Emerge:  Number of live hatchlings calculated to have left the nest on their own

Our nesting season began on May 1.

2021 crawl and nest activity list

As directed by the FWC, AISTW marks nests with nest name only and shares only nest name, date, and volunteers on the website.