Monday, June 14, 2010

Number of Sea Turtle Nests

Our sea turtle nesting, so far this season, as compared to the last two years. Very disappointing.

As of June 14, 2010:

Sanibel East- 1 nest, 16 false crawls

Sanibel West- 39 nests, 79 false crawls

Captiva- 23 nests, 38 false crawls

As of June 14, 2009:

Sanibel East- 6 nests, 19 false crawls

Sanibel West- 74nests, 83 false crawls

Captiva- 34 nests, 18 false crawls

As of June 14, 2008:

Sanibel East- 9 nests, 15 false crawls

Sanibel West- 90 nests, 96 false crawls

Captiva- 45 nests, 31 false crawls

1 comment:

Snowbird said...

You have to think that the oil spill is at least part of the reason for this. I would assume that the other reason is the cold spell in January which killed off a lot of our sea turtles. So sad.