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If you come across a sea turtle nest, please keep a safe distance and
DO NOT DISTURB! Call us at 727-441-1790 x224 so that we can continue to protect these beautiful animals. Sea turtle nesting season runs April through October every year.

Nest #1 - Found May 8 on Indian Rocks Beach.
Hatched July 9 with 98 hatchlings.

Nest #2 - Found May 15 on Indian Rocks Beach.
Hatched July 9 with 82 hatchlings.

Nest #3 - Found May 21 on Indian Rocks Beach.
Hatched July 14 with 89 hatchlings.

Nest #4 - Found May 21 on Redington Beach.
Hatched July 17 with 10 hatchlings.

Nest #5 - Found May 21 on Sand Key.
Hatched July 16 with 98 hatchlings.

Nest #6 - Found May 22 on Indian Shores.
Hatched July 22 with 103 hatchlings.

Nest #7 - Found May 23 on Madeira Beach.
Hatched July 26 with 58 hatchlings.

 Nest #8 - Found May 24 on Treasure Island.
Hatched July 17 with 116 hatchlings.

Nest #9 - Found May 25 on Indian Shores.
Hatched July 23 with 73 hatchlings.

Nest #10 - Found May 25 on Indian Shores.
Hatched July 24 with 67 hatchlings.

Nest #11 - Found May 25 on Treasure Island.
Hatched July 19 with 121 hatchlings.

Nest #12 - Found May 26 on Belleair Beach.
Hatched July 15 with 80 hatchlings..

Nest #13 - Found May 27 on Pass-a-Grille.
Hatched July 25 with unknown total of hatchlings.

Nest #14 - Found May 27 on Indian Shores.
Hatched July 24 with 7 hatchlings.

Nest #15 - Found May 27 on Belleair Beach.
Hatched July 18 with unknown total of hatchlings.

Nest #16 - Found May 28 on Sand Key.
Hatched July 20 with 103 hatchlings.

 Nest #17 - Found May 29 Belleair Beach.
Hatched July 29 with 76 hatchlings.

Nest #18 - Found May 29 on Sand Key. 
Did not hatch. 

Nest #19 - Found May 29 on Belleair Shores. 
Unknown hatch date with unknown number of hatchlings.

Nest #20 - Found May 30 on Indian Rocks Beach.
Hatched July 22 with 108 hatchlings.

Nest #21 - Found May 31 on Madeira Beach.
Hatched July 28 with 65 hatchlings.

Nest #22 - Found May 31 on Madeira Beach.
Hatched July 30 with unknown total of hatchlings.

Nest #23 - Found May 31 on Clearwater Beach.
Hatched July 29 with unknown total of hatchlings.

Nest #24 - Found June 1 on Treasure Island.
Hatched July 24 with unknown total of hatchlings.

Nest #25 - Found June 1 on Treasure Island.
Did not hatch.

Nest #26 - Found June 1 on Pass-a-Grille.
Hatched July 30 with unknown total of hatchlings.

Nest #27 - Found June 1 on Clearwater Beach.
Hatched July 26 with unknown total of hatchlings.

Nest #28 - Found June 2 on Clearwater Beach.
Hatched August 2 with 109 hatchlings.

Nest #29 - Found June 3 on Reddington Beach.
Hatched July 27 with unknown total of hatchlings.

Nest #30 - Found June 3 on Indian Shores.
Hatched July 23 with 91 hatchlings.

Nest #31 - Found June 4 on Sand Key.
Did not hatch.

Nest #32 - Found June 4 on Sand Key.
Hatched July 24 with 87 hatchlings.

Nest #33 - Found June 4 on Sand Key.
Washed Out.

Nest #34 - Found June 4 on Sand Key.
Hatched July 25 with 79 hatchlings.

Nest #35 - Found June 4 on Belleair Beach.
Hatched July 28 with 103 hatchlings.

Nest #36 - Found June 6 on Madeira Beach.
Hatched July 30 with 104 hatchlings.

Nest #37 - Found June 6 on Madeira Beach.
Hatched July 28 with 89 hatchlings.

Nest #38 - Found June 6 on Sand Key.
Hatched July 30 with unknown total of hatchlings.

Nest #39 - Found June 7 on Indian Shores.
Hatched August 5 with unknown total of hatchlings.

Nest #40 - Found June 7 on Indian Rocks Beach.
Hatched August 3 with 100 hatchlings.

Nest #41 - Found June 7 on Indian Rocks Beach.
Hatched July 25 with 94 hatchlings.

Nest #42 - Found June 8 on Indian Shores.
Hatched August 3 with 86 hatchlings.

Nest #43 - Found June 7 on Treasure Island.
Hatched August 1 with 107 hatchlings.

Nest #44 - Found June 8 on Treasure Island.
Hatched July 30 with unknown total of hatchlings.

Nest #45 - Found June 8 on Clearwater Beach.
Hatched August 4 with unknown total of hatchlings.

Nest #46 - Found June 9 on Reddington Beach.
Hatched July 31 with unknown total of hatchlings.

Nest #47 - Found June 9 on Indian Rocks Beach.
Hatched August 3 with 102 hatchlings.

Nest #48 - Found June 9 on Indian Rocks Beach.
Hatched July 29 with 99 hatchlings.

Nest #49 - Found June 9 on Belleair Beach.
Hatched July 28 with 94 hatchlings.

Nest #50 - Found June 10 on Indian Shores.
Hatched August 8 with 75 hatchlings.

Nest #51 - Found June 10 on Upham Beach.
Did not hatch.

Nest #52 - Found June 10 on Sand Key.
Hatched July 30 with unknown total of hatchlings.

Nest #53 - Found June 11 on Reddington Beach.
Hatched August 7 with unknown total of hatchlings.

Nest #54 - Found June 11 on Reddington Beach.
Hatched August 8 with unknown total of hatchlings.

Nest #55 - Found June 12 on Upham Beach.
Hatched August 3 with 5 hatchlings.

Nest #56 - Found June 12 on Treasure Island.
Hatched August 5 with unknown total of hatchlings.

Nest #57 - Found June 12 on Treasure Island.
Hatched August 2 with unknown total of hatchlings.

Nest #58 - Found June 12 on Madeira Beach.
Hatched August 5 with 88 hatchlings.

Nest #59 - Found June 12 on Indian Shores.
Hatched August 11 with unknown total of hatchlings.

Nest #60 - Found June 14 on Pass-a-Grille.
Did not hatch.

Nest #61 - Found June 15 on Treasure Island.
Hatched August 6 with unknown total of hatchlings.

Nest #62 - Found June 15 on Treasure Island.
Hatched August 7 with unknown total of hatchlings.

Nest #63 - Found June 15 on Indian Shores.
Hatched August 10 with 103 hatchlings.

Nest #64 -  Found June 15 on Belleair Beach.
Hatched August 4 with unknown total of hatchlings.

Nest #65 - Found June 16 on Madeira Beach.
Hatched August 11 with 37 hatchlings.

Nest #66 - Found June 16 on Sand Key.
Washed Out.

Nest #67 - Found June 18 on Redington Beach.

Nest #68 - Found June 19 on Indian Rocks Beach.
Hatched August 5 with unknown total of hatchlings.

Nest #69 - Found June 20 on Redington Beach.

Nest #70 - Found June 20 on Pass-a-Grille.
Hatched August 12 with unknown total of hatchlings.

Nest #71 - Found June 20 on Indian Rocks Beach.
Hatched August 12 with 111 hatchlings.

Nest #72 - Found June 21 on Madeira Beach.

Nest #73 - Found June 24 on Redington Beach.

Nest #74 - Found June 24 on Indian Rocks Beach.
Hatched August 16 with 55 hatchlings.

Nest #75 - Found June 26 on Indian Shores.

Nest #76 - Found June 26 on North Redington Beach.
Hatched August 18 with 47 hatchlings.

Nest #77 - Found June 27 on Redington Beach.
Hatched August 20 with unknown number of hatchlings.

Nest #78 - Found June 27 on Indian Rocks Beach.
Hatched August 18 with 96 hatchlings.

Nest #79 - Found June 27 on Sand Key.
Hatched August 19 with 83 hatchlings.

Nest #80 - Found June 28 on Belleair Shores.
Hatched August 17 with unknown number of hatchlings.

 Nest #81 - Found June 29 on Madeira Beach.
Hatched August 23 with 25 hatchlings.

Nest #82 - Found June 29 on Belleair Shores.
Hatched August 20 with unknown number of hatchlings.

Nest #83 - Found June 30 on Madeira Beach.
Hatched August 22 with 80 hatchlings.

Nest #84 - Found June 30 on Belleair Shores.
Hatched August 20 with unknown number of hatchlings.

Nest #85 - Found July 1 on Pass-a-Grille.
Hatched August 23 with 81 hatchlings.

Nest #86 - Found July 1 on Madeira Beach.
Hatched August 22 with 80 hatchlings.

Nest #87 - Found July 3 on Treasure Island.
Hatched August 26 with 88 hatchlings.

Nest #88 - Found July 3 on Madeira Beach.
Hatched August 24 with 70 hatchlings.

Nest #89 - Found July 3 on Madeira Beach.
Hatched August 26 with 73 hatchlings.

Nest #90 - Found July 3 on Indian Shores.
Hatched August 26 with 112 hatchlings.

Nest #91 - Found July 3 on Indian Rocks Beach.
Hatched August 30 with 82 hatchlings.

Nest #92 - Found July 4 on Pass-a-Grille.

Nest #93 - Found July 4 on Treasure Island.
Hatched August 26 with 74 hatchlings.

Nest #94 - Found July 4 on Belleair Shores.
Hatched August 24 with 70 hatchlings.

Nest #95 - Found July 5 on Sand Key.
Hatched August 26 with unknown number of hatchlings.

Nest #96 - Found July 6 on Treasure Island.
Hatched August 26 with unknown number of hatchlings.

Hatchlings N97
Nest #97 - Found July 7 on Treasure Island.
Hatched August 28 with 102 hatchlings.

Nest #98 - Found July 7 on Indian Rocks Beach.
Hatched August 26 with 63 hatchlings.

Nest #99 - Found July 7 on Sand Key.

Nest #100 - Found July 8 on Indian Rocks Beach.
Hatched August 29 with 78 hatchlings.

Nest #101 - Found July 8 on Belleair Beach.
Hatched August 28 with unknown number of hatchlings.

Nest #102 - Found July 9 on Redington Beach.
Hatched August 30 with 97 hatchlings.

Nest #103 - Found July 9 on Treasure Island.
Hatched September 2 with 118 hatchlings.

Nest #104 - Found July 9 on Belleair Shores.
Hatched August 26 with unknown number of hatchlings.

Nest #105 - Found July 9 on Sand Key.
Hatched August 28 with 86 hatchlings.

Nest #106 - Found July 9 on Pass-a-Grille.
Hatched September 2 with unknown number of hatchlings.

Nest #107 - Found July 9 on Treasure Island.
Hatched September 3 with 104 hatchlings.

Nest #108 - Found July 9 on Indian Rocks Beach.
Hatched September 6 with 139 hatchlings.

Nest #109 - Found July 9 on Sand Key.
Hatched August 30 with 82 hatchlings.

Nest #110 - Found July 11 on Belleair Beach.
Hatched August 30 with unknown number of hatchlings.

Nest #111 - Found July 11 on Belleair Beach.
Hatched August 31 with unknown number of hatchlings.

Nest #112 - Found July 12 on Indian Rocks Beach.
Hatched September 2 with 50 hatchlings.

Nest #113 - Found July 13 on Madeira Beach.

Nest #114 - Found July 13 on Belleair Beach.
Hatched August 31 with 90 hatchlings.

Nest #115 - Found July 14 on Treasure Island.

Nest #116 - Found July 14 on Indian Shores.

Nest #117 - Found July 15 on Belleair Beach.
Hatched September 7 with 75 hatchlings.

Nest #118 - Found July 15 on Clearwater Beach.
Hatched September 8 with 85 hatchlings.

Nest #119 - Found July 16 on St.Pete Beach.
Hatched September 14 with 97 hatchlings.

Nest #120 - Found July 17 on St. Pete Beach.

Nest #121 - Found July 19 on Sand Key.

Nest #122 - Found July 20 on Belleair Shores.

Nest #123 - Found July 20 on Indian Rocks Beach.
Hatched September 16 with 85 hatchlings.

Nest #124 - Found July 20 on Sand Key.
Hatched September 9 with 90 hatchlings.

Nest #125 - Found July 21 on Belleair Beach.

Nest #126 - Found July 22 on Belleair Beach.
Hatched September 14 with 74 hatchlings.

Nest #127 - Found July 23 on Maderia Beach.

Nest #128 - Found July 24 on Pass-a-Grille.

Nest #129 - Found July 24 on Maderia Beach.

Nest #130 - Found July 26 on St. Pete Beach.

Nest #131 - Found July 26 on Indian Rocks Beach.
Hatched September 18 with 98 hatchlings.

Nest #133 - Found August 1 on Indian Shores.

Nest #134 - Found August 1 on Belleair Beach.
Hatched September 23 with 106 hatchlings.

Nest #135 - Found August 2 on Treasure Island.
Hatched September 25 with 124 hatchlings.

Nest #136 - Found June 23 on Maderia Beach.
Hatched August 11 with unknown total of hatchlings.

Nest #137 - Found June 23 on Belleair Shores.

Nest #138 - Found June 23 on Belleair Beach.
Hatched August 30 with unknown total of hatchlings.

Hatchlings

Updated September 9, 2009