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Nest # 63

Zone 2

Relocated

Date Laid - 6/19/19

Date Hatched - 8/10/19

Date Inventoried - 8/13/19

Incubation Period - 52 Days

Total Egg Count - 116

Number of Hatched Eggs - 106

Number of Unhatched Eggs - 10

Number of Live Hatchlings - 6

Number of Dead Hatchlings - 0

Hatching Success Rate - 91%

Emergence Success Rate - 85%


Nest # 69

Zone 2

InSitu

Date Laid - 6/21/19

Date Hatched - 8/10/19

Date Inventoried - 8/13/19

Incubation Period - 50 Days

Total Egg Count - 108

Number of Hatched Eggs - 88

Number of Unhatched Eggs - 20

Number of Live Hatchlings - 2

Number of Dead Hatchlings - 0

Hatching Success Rate - 81%

Emergence Success Rate - 79%


Nest # 71

Zone 2

In Situ

Date Laid - 6/22/19

Date Hatched - 8/10/19

Date Inventoried - 8/13/19

Incubation Period - 49 Days

Total Egg Count - 112

Number of Hatched Eggs - 93

Number of Unhatched Eggs - 19

Number of Live Hatchlings - 0

Number of Dead Hatchlings - 0

Hatching Success Rate - 82%

Emergence Success Rate - 82%


Nest # 73

Zone 3

In Situ

Date Laid - 6/23/19

Date Hatched - 8/11/19

Date Inventoried - 8/15/19

Incubation Period - 49 Days

Total Egg Count - 124

Number of Hatched Eggs - 110

Number of Unhatched Eggs -14

Number of Live Hatchlings - 0

Number of Dead Hatchlings - 0

Hatching Success Rate - 88%

Emergence Success Rate - 88%


Nest # 27

Zone 3

In Situ

Date Laid - 5/29/19

Date Hatched - N/A

Date Inventoried - 8/12/19

Incubation Period - 75 Days

Total Egg Count - 147

Number of Hatched Eggs - 96

Number of Unhatched Eggs - 51

Number of Live Hatchlings - 0

Number of Dead Hatchlings - 0

Hatching Success Rate - 65%

Emergence Success Rate - 65%


Nest # 29

Zone 2

In Situ

Date Laid - 5/31/19

Date Hatched - N/A

Date Inventoried - 8/12/19

Incubation Period - 73 Days

Total Egg Count - 112

Number of Hatched Eggs - 88

Number of Unhatched Eggs - 24

Number of Live Hatchlings - 0

Number of Dead Hatchlings - 0

Hatching Success Rate - 78%

Emergence Success Rate - 78%



Hatching Success Rate includes everything that made it out of a shell, including any dead or live hatchlings found in the nest cavity


Emergence Success Rate includes only those that made it out of the nest on their own prior to the nest being inventoried and excludes any dead or live hatchlings found in the nest cavity during the inventory

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