2009 Nest Summary

 
Loggerhead sea turtle returning to sea after early morning nesting on Amelia Island.

P.O. Box 566
Fernandina Beach, FL  32035

Mary Duffy, President
mdcaretta@comcast.net

 
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


 
2009 Nest Summary
(Red font indicates nest has emerged and/or been excavated or eroded away)
Nest
 Count

Volunteers
 

Nest or FC
 

Date
 
 Location/Relocation

Number
 of eggs
 
   P Norman  
FC
 5/15  Dunes Court, AIP  
   D Byron, N Hickman  
FC
 5/15  Access 29  
   E Hall, Dotty Heritage  
FC
 5/16  Just north of Burney Park  
 
1
 B Powell, A Tompkins,
N Hickman
 
NH1
 5/16  South of Access 27  Insitu
 
2
D Heritage  
DH1
 5/17  Amelia Inn, AIP  Insitu
 
3
 J & T Peterson, M Duffy, N Hickman  
MD1
 5/25  2 houses north of  Beach
Access 8, relocated due to erosion potential
 115
 4
 K Axetell, G Morgan, M Andrews,
M Raines
 
MR1
 5/26  30 yards south of Scott Rd, high on dune  Insitu
 5
 B Powell, N Noble, N Hickman
 NH2
 5/26  4th house north of Simmons Rd  Insitu
 
6
 Ft. Clinch Personnel  Ft. C1  5/26  Ft. Clinch Property  Instiu
 
7
 Ft. Clinch Personnel  Ft. C2  5/27  Ft. Clinch Property  Insitu
   J & D Clark, H Friedman, E Holliday  
FC
 5/27  Just south of Access 23  
  M Raines, E Hall  
FC
 5/29  Just south of golf club at AIP  
 
8
 B Powell, E Holliday, M Raines
EH1
 5/29  Beach Access 34  Insitu
 
9
 E Hall, M Duffy  MD2  5/30  Just north of golf club at AIP  Insitu
   M Raines  FC  6/1  Carlton Dunes  
 10  M Raines  MR2  6/2  Spyglass, AIP, relocated due to erosion potential  87
 11  N Noble, N Hickman, D Heritage, A Davis  NH3  6/2 4th house south of access 23  Insitu
 12  J & T Peterson, M Duffy  MD3  6/2  3 houses south of access 11, relocated due to erosion potential  128
 13  Ft. Clinch Personnel  Ft. C3  6/2  Ft. Clinch Property  Insitu
 14  Ft. Clinch Personnel  Ft. C4  6/3  Ft. Clinch Property  Insitu
 15  D Heritage  DH2  6/5  6th house from south end of island  Insitu
 16  A Celestini, J Grethe, D Heritage  DH3  6/5  Middle of Summer Beach  Insitu
 17  S & J Yoder, N Hickman  NH4  6/6  Just north of access 40  Insitu
 18  P & C Condit, M Duffy  MD4  6/7  2 lots north of access 2 or 3 houses south of Elizabeth Point Lodge  Insitu
 19  S Crenshaw, L & P Clark  LBC1  6/7  1726 N. Fletcher, relocated due to erosion potential to 1742 N. Fletcher  141
 20  J Tharin  JT1  6/8  Windsong Villas, AIP  Insitu
 21  G Morgan, M Raines, N Hickman  MR3  6/9  Just south of Ritz Carlton, relocated to access 40 due to erosion potential and lighting  140
 22  S & D Carmichael, E Holliday, H Friedman  EH2  6/10  2 houses south of access 40  Insitu
 23 M Welling, N Hickman  NH5  6/10  Just south of access 10 S  Insitu
 24  D Lindhal, L & P Clark  LBC2  6/10  5th and Ocean Ave, relocated due to erosion potential  124
 25  Ft. Clinch Personnel  Ft. C5  6/10  Ft. Clinch property  Insitu
 26  M Duffy  MD5  6/11  The Residence, south end  Insitu
 27  K & J Brooks, M Duffy  MD6  6/12  3 houses north of access 13  Insitu
 28  L Malone, D Heritage  DH4  6/13  Just south of Scott Road  Insitu
 29  J Roberts, S Crenshaw, N Hickman  NH6  6/13  3 houses north of access 27  Insitu
 30  K Axetell, G Morgan, M Raines  MR4  6/16 Burney park access, relocated due to heavy traffic to south of Lewis Street   146
 31  J & T Peterson, E Holliday  EH3  6/16  6 houses south of Jasmine St. access  Insitu
 32  K & L Schlotterbeck, M duffy  MD7  6/16  1 house north of access 5  Insitu
 33  K & L Schlotterbeck, M Duffy, P & L Clark  LBC3  6/16  Sandy Bottoms, relocated due to lighting and heavy traffic to 1742 N Fletcher  124
 34  N & J Dickson, N Hickman  NH7  6/18  Amelia By The Sea condos  Insitu
 35  P Norman  PN1  6/18  Sea Dunes, AIP  Insitu
 36  M Duffy  MD8  6/19  Turtle Dunes, AIP  Insitu
 37  Ft. Clinch Personnel  Ft. C6  6/19  Ft. Clinch Property  Insitu
   M Duffy  FC  6/20  Turtle Dunes, AIP  
   J Roberts, S Crenshaw, N Hickman, M Duffy  FC  6/20  Just north of access 27  
 38  Ft. Clinch Personnel  Ft. C7  6/22  Ft. Clinch Property  Insitu
 39  Ft. Clinch Personnel  Ft. C8  6/22  Ft. Clinch Property  Insitu
 40  M Raines  MR5  6/23  9th house from south end of island  Insitu
 41  S & J Youngblood, E Holliday, K Cain  KC1  6/23  South of access 1 and Elizabeth Point Lodge  Insitu
   R & M Welling, E Holliday  FC  6/24  2 houses north of access 17  
 42  L & P Clark  LBC4  6/25  Behind 1742 No. Fletcher, relocated landward due to erosion potential  116
 43  M & M Wood, A Tompkins, M Duffy  MD9  6/27  Behind Amelia Surf & Racquet Club condos  Insitu
   N Hickman  FC  6/27  Just south of Amelia By The Sea pier  
   N Hickman  FC  6/27  4 houses south of access 35  
   E Holliday, K Cain  FC  6/27  1613 N. Fletcher  
   D Lindhal, L & P Clark  FC  6/27  Near 3rd Street and Ocean Ave  
 44  L & P Clark  LBC5  6/27  6th Street and Ocean Ave  Insitu
 45  Ft. Clinch Personnel  Ft. C9  6/27  Ft. Clinch Property  Insitu
 46  Ft. Clinch Personnel  Ft. C10  6/27  Ft. Clinch Property  Insitu
 47  Ft. Clinch Personnel  Ft. C11  6/27  Ft. Clinch Property  Insitu
   M Sheen, L & P Clark  FC  6/28  Access 16N on North Fletcher  
   J Roberts, S Crenshaw, C & P Condit, M Duffy  FC  6/28  Ohio Street and So. Fletcher  
    Roberts, S Crenshaw, C & P Condit, M Duffy  FC  6/28  Access 8  
   Jubin Family, M Duffy  FC  6/28  Across from 1207 So. Fletcher  
 48  Jubin Family, E Holliday  EH6  6/28  11 houses south of Jasmine  Insitu
 49  P & L Kreger, D Lindahl, L & P Clark  LBC6  6/29  One house south of Gizelle Street and No. Fletcher  Insitu
50  P & L Kreger, L & P Clark  LBC7  6/29  Between last two houses on North Fletcher next to park boundary, relocated due to erosion potential  85
 51 Ft. Clinch Personnel   Ft. C12  6/29  Ft. Clinch Property  Insitu
 52  Ft. Clinch Personnel   Ft. C13  6/29  Ft. Clinch Property  Insitu
   L Malone, J Tharin  FC  6/29  110 feet south of No Driving sign at American Beach  
 53  J Tharin  JT2  6/30  South of last house on south end of island  Insitu
 54  J Tharin  JT3  6/30  Shipwatch Villas, AIP  Insitu
   J Tharin  FC 6/30   6th house from south end of island
 55  N Noble, N Hickman  NH8  6/30  3 houses south of access 27, Allen Street  Insitu
   J Lewis, E Holliday, K Cain  FC  6/30  Third gazebo north of Main Beach  
 56  Ft. Clinch Personnel  Ft. C14  6/30  Ft. Clinch Property  Insistu
   K & L Schlotterbeck, D Heritage,  L & P Clark  FC  7/1  Access 8, north of Jasmine  
   D Byron, N Hickman  FC  7/1  Just south of access 35  
 57  E Holliday  EH4  7/1  Access 17, north of Sadler Road  Insitu
 58  D Lindahl, M Duffy, L & P Clark  MD10  7/4  1sr gazebo at Main Beach, relocted due to lighting to 1742 No. Fletcher  119
   E Hall & Nikki, J Tharin  FC  7/6  1st house south of Burney Park  
 59  Ft Clinch Personnel  Ft. C15  7/5  Ft. Clinch Property  Insitu
 60  Ft Clinch Personnel  Ft. C16  7/5  Ft. Clinch Property  Insitu
 61  Ft Clinch Personnel  Ft. C 17  7/11  Ft. Clinch Property  Insitu
 62  J Tharin  JT4  7/12  Mid-Summer Beach, relocated to dune line due to erosion potential  88
 63  Ft Clinch Personnel  Ft. C 18  7/12  Ft. Clinch Property   Insitu
 64  G Morgan, J Tharin  JT7  7/13  2nd pink house south of Lewis Street, relocated landward due to erosion potential  124
   J Tharin  FC  7/13  2nd house south of Lewis Street  
 65  L Malone, C Houle, J Tharin  JT6  7/13  4th Summer Beach building south of Scott Rd, relocated landward due to erosion potential  108
   J Tharin  FC  7/13  Amelis Surf and Racquet  
 66  N Hickman, J Tharin  JT5  7/13  Peters Point, relocated to 1 house north of access 40 due to vehicular traffic  84
 67  J Tharin  JT8  7/14  First AIP house south of Burney Park  Insitu
 68  D and M Shipper, J Tharin, N Hickman  NH9  7/14  Sandpiper Condo at Peters Point, relocated to 2nd house south of access 39 due to vehicular traffic  84
   D and M Shipper, N Hickman FC  7/14  Just south of No Driving sign at Peter's Point   
 69  Ft. Clinch Personnel Ft. C19   7/15  Ft. Clinch property  Insitu
   D Byron, N Hickman FC  7/15  1 house south of access 35S  
 70  J Tharin JT9  7/16  3rd house south of Burney Park  Insitu
 71  M Duffy MD11  7/17  2 houses south of house with cupola on the south end  Insitu
 72  J Grethe, A Celestini, M Duffy MD12  7/17  2nd unit from south at Ocean Village, Summer Beach  Insitu
   P Jubin, M Duffy FC  7/17  30 yards south of Ritz Carlton  
 73  Ft. Clinch Personnel Ft. C20  7/17  Ft. Clinch Property  Insitu 
 74  J & B Eisenhart, D Heritage, N Hickman NH10  7/19  4 houses north of access 25  Insitu
 75  J Roberts, S Crenshaw, L & P Clark LBC8  7/19  9 houses south of access 9, relocated inland due to erosion potential  138
 76  Ft. Clinch Personnel Ft. C21  7/19  Ft. Clinch property  Insitu 
 77 D Lindhal, L & P Clark  LBC9  7/22  1346 No. Fletcher, relocated landward due to erosion potential 101 
 78 D Heritage  DH5  7/23  Sea Dunes, AIP  Insitu 
 79 B Duke, K Crotz, K Cain, E Holliday  KC2  7/27  4 houses south of vacant lot between access 11 and 13  Insitu 
  J Tharin FC  7/28  1st building at Amelia Surf & Racquet   
   P & L Kreger, L & P Clark FC  7/29  3 houses north of Giselle St   
  D & J Clark, N Hickman FC 7/29  2 houses south of access 25   
 80 Ft. Clinch Personnel  Ft. C 22  7/29  Ft. Clinch Property  Insitu 
   J Tharin FC  7/30  Turtle Dunes, AIP   
  J Tharin  FC  7/30  Windsong, AIP   
 81 K Axetell, J Tharin  JT10  7/30  Ocean Club, AIP  Insitu 
 82 D Byron, N Hickman  NH11  7/31  2 houses south of access 24  Insitu 
 83 J & S Yoder, D Heritage  DH6 8/1 3 houses north of access 35 S, relocated landward due to erosion potential 96 
 84  The Jubin's, E Holliday EH5  8/2  Access 10 S  Insitu 
 85 Ft. Clinch Personnel  Ft. C 23  8/3 Ft. Clinch Property Insitu 
 86 L Kreger, L & P Clark  LBC 10  8/11  Relocated landward at 1742 No. Fletcher due to erosion potential  130 
 87 D Lindahl, L & P Clark  LBC11  8/12  Southeast corner of Sandy Bottoms at Main Beach  Insitu 
 88 N Hickman  NH12  8/12  Relocated landward 3 houses north of access 39 due to erosion potential  112 
 89 J Tharin JT11  8/14   Relocated landward at south end of Summer Beach due to erosion potential 74 
  J Tharin  FC 8/14   2 houses south of Lewis Street at American Beach  

Update:  NH1 and DH1 were both lost to the severe storm of the week of May 18.

Nest Success Summary

 
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. 


 Nest Date
Emerge 
LP  DP  LN  DN  UNH  Shards  # Eggs  Live 
Emerge
 
 MR1 7/14  11  102  113  100 
 NH2 7/15  10  109  120  103 
 MR2 7/22  15  72  87  72 
 EH1 7/21  0 40  85  128   77
 MD1 7/22  10  100  115  87 
 DH3 7/28  14  112  127  112 
 MD2 7/29  120  129  119 
 NH3 7/29  10  12  142  164  135 
 NH4 7/28  110  112  110 
 MD3 7/29  122  125  122 
 LBC1 7/29  134  141  133 
 MD4 7/29  115  121  115 
 MR3 7/31  10  28  117  140  101 
 DH2 7/29 0 0 0 17 103  124  103 
 NH4 7/28 0 110  112  110 
 MD3  7/29  122  125  122 
 LBC1  7/29  134  141  133 
 MD4  7/29  115  121  115 
 MR3  7/31  10  28  102  140  101 
 MD5 8/4 92  99  92 
 MD6 8/5 10  109  119  103 
 LBC3  8/7  115  124  113 
 MD5 8/7  92  99  92 
 MR4 8/8  14  85  99  83 
 NH6 8/9  91  97  91 
 DH4 8/9 22  56  78  56 
 EH2 8/3  10  98  108  98 
 LBC2 8/3  115  124  114 
 MD6 8/5 10  109  119  103 
 LBC3 8/7 115  124  113 
 MD5 8/7  92  99  92 
 MR4 8/8  14  85  99  84 
 NH6 8/9  91  97  91 
DH4  8/9  22  56  78  56 
JT1 8/10  45  52  97  52 
MD8  8/11  123  124  122 
EH3 8/12  110  112  108 
PN1 8/14  12  12  11  74  97  74 
NH5  8/3  34  101  135  101 
MD9 8/18  4 75  83  75 
KC1  8/17  41  92  134  91 
EH6  8/21  12  154  169  152 
NH8  8/21  21  90  112  90 
MD7 8/9  115  24  140  22 
LBC4  8/13  116  116  107 
MR5  8/12  16  103  119  101 
LBC5  8/18  112  119  112 
JT2  8/22 14  18  58  89  147  57 
JT3  Did not emerge,
all drowned
 
 0 62  64  68 
LBC6  8/23  95  101  95 
 LBC7 8/20  82  85  81 
 MD10 8/23  11  108  119  108 
 EH4 8/23  124  133  118 
 JT4 8/30  13  74  88  67 
 JT6  8/31  0 105  108  104 
 JT7  9/1 85  39  124  38 
 JT5 9/6  78  84  78 
 NH9  9/7  0  0  0  0 83  84  83 
JT8  9/7  19  77  99  77 
 LBC8 9/10  12  126  138  126 
 LBC9 9/15  99  101  99 
 DH5 9/19  13  84  97  84 
 NH10 unknown  82  125  132  43 
 JT10 9/24  12  56  68  56 
 KC2 9/24 18  103  122  103 
 DH6 9/30 22  74  96  74 
 NH11 9/30  3 73  14  91  14 
 EH5 Did not emerge, eggs stopped development 141  0 146  0 
 JT11  10/3 70  74  61 
 LBC10 10/5  128  130  126 
 LBC11 10/9  17  110 128  110 
 NH12  10/11 105  112  105