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

FWC: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

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 2024 nesting season starts 5/1.

2024 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 this website.