Turtle-filled night, last night! Our team was busy nearly from the moment they reached the beach, first seeing Joasia for her second nest of the year, and then finding YYX054 (needs a name!) a very short while later. Both turtles laid good nests, didn’t need any new tags, and were on their way by 11 … More 19 April update – Three turtle night!
The time is just flying by already! We have identified 11 individual turtles at Sandy Point since 31 March and we now have 30 nests on the island (since 6 March). Each night we head out at dusk to see who else we can find! The weather has been a bit warmer and the winds … More 12 April update…11 turtles identified!
There is nothing like seeing your first leatherback of the season! On our first night patrol! Not just one, but three turtles made an appearance for us as we walked on the beach in the full moonlight (which was also the last blue moon until 2020). Our first turtle was a bit of a mystery … More Oh what a night!