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Panama City Beach, FL
Sea Turtle Nest Locations in 2014

Nest information for the 2014 season is documented here, listed in the order the nests were found.

Nest

Address

Date Laid

Monitor Start or Hatch Date

Eggs Laid/
Turtles Emerged

Incubation Time (Days)

Comments

1

11212 Front Beach Rd, Edgewater Beach Resort, public access 42, ~100 yards east

6/10

Hatched 8/18

55/43

71

Volunteers Rich and Isis Koenders moved 55 eggs to a higher spot nearby. This nest was laid on June 9, tieing the record for the latest nesting season start since monitoring began in 1991.

2

23011 Front Beach Rd, Ramsgate Condo, public access 96 on west side of condo

6/11

Hatched 8/18

87/79

69

 

3

20816 Front Beach Rd, house, Sunnyside Beach

6/12

Hatched 8/13

92/90

63

Third nest in 3 days for Rich and Isis. Nest adopted by Cub Scout Pack 323. Access the beach using footpath just west of 1st Street.

4

17403 Front Beach Rd, Sandpiper Beacon, west side

6/16

Hatched 8/25

133/117

71

First turtle encounter of the season! Volunteers Tina and Shelly arrived just after midnight and watched the turtle lay eggs and return to the Gulf.

5

20608 Front Beach Rd, house, access 83, 100 yd west

6/20

Hatched 8/25

133/117

66

Another turtle encounter! Several volunteers got to see her nest after tourists spotted the turtle and called the police. Adopted by Bay Virtual Sea Turtles Home School Group.

6

5920 Gulf Dr, townhouse, use footpath to beach west of Regency Condo

6/22

Hatched 8/23

86/74

63

Nest adopted by Arnold High School Special Needs students.

7

14204 Front Beach Rd, house, Bid-a-Wee Beach

6/26

Hatched 8/29

109/58

64

Hatchlings found on the beach by surveyor Nancy Evou on Aug 29. 21 were rescued.

8

298 Beachside Dr, house, Carillon Beach, access 1 then left

6/26

Hatched 8/22

125/91

58

Volunteers Jeff Krepper and Julie Fountain moved 125 eggs to a higher spot nearby.

9

14929 Front Beach Rd, Seascape Inn

6/27

Hatched 8/31

133/120

65

Volunteers Jeff Krepper and Julie Fountain got to see this turtle nest!

10

10713 Front Beach Rd, Grandview Condo, access 35A

6/29

Hatched 8/28

93/61

61

Another lucky turtle encounter for Jeff and Julie!

11

17351 Front Beach Rd, Seachase Condo, east side

6/30

Hatched 9/1

93/77

64

Volunteers Lynda and Kimmie moved 93 eggs to a higher spot nearby.

12

21312 Front Beach Rd, house, Sunnyside Beach

6/30

Hatched 8/29

93/84

61

 

13

14401Front Beach Rd, Fontainebleau Terrace, ~50 yd east

7/1

Hatched 9/4

108/102

66

Nest is located at westernmost walkway at Bid-a-Wee Beach.

14

19400 Front Beach Rd, house

7/1

Hatched 9/2

117/1

64

Nest is about 200 yd east of Carousel store. 4th nest this week for volunteers Lynda and Kimmie! Only 1 hatchling emerged because nest was flooded shortly before it hatched.

15

23007Front Beach Rd, Shoreline Villas

7/2

Hatched 9/4

88/72

65

 

16

22401 Front Beach Rd, Townhouse, access 93, then right

7/3

Hatched 9/6

123/118

66

Lynda and Kennard moved 123 eggs to a higher spot nearby!

17

19907 Front Beach Rd, House, 15 yd west

7/6

Hatched 9/5

125/95

62

Lynda and Kimmie encountered this turtle just after midnight as she was covering her nest!

18

5133 Gulf Dr, Townhouse, access 5, 50 yd east

7/6

Hatched 9/1

110/103

58

This turtle nested directly behind Schooners, and volunteers moved the eggs to a higher spot just west of bar. Adopted by Patronis Elementary 4th grade class.

19

19979 Front Beach Rd, Pineapple Villas

7/6

Hatched 9/4

101/98

61

9th nest for volunteer dream team Lynda and Kimmie!

20

23011 Front Beach Rd, Ramsgate Condo

7/8

Hatched 9/7

156/141

62

Nest is ~100 yd west of #2

21

7901 Surf Dr, Townhouse, access 16

7/10

Hatched 9/10

114/85

63

Christine and Katrina moved 114 eggs to higher spot nearby. Nest is ~100 yd west of public access 16 next to En Soleil Condo

22

16819 Front Beach Rd, Tidewater Condo

7/15

Failed

123/0

Failed

Rich and Isis arrived ~4 am just after turtle returned to water. She was trapped between beach chairs and had to be helped by bystanders. This nest failed due to surf flooding.

23

387 Beachside Dr, House, Carillon Beach, walkover 7

7/16

Hatched 9/19

73/51

66

Nest is located on the eastern side of Carillon near Ramsgate Condo.

24

23223 Front Beach Rd, House, Pinnacle Port Condo, Bld C

7/18

Hatched 9/18

101/97

63

Nest is located behind Buildin C near center of complex.

25

4425 Thomas, Dr, Moonspinner Condo

7/20

Hatched 9/12

133/118

55

Our largest relocated nest so far. Rich and Isis moved 133 eggs to a higher spot nearby.

26

17101 Front Beach Rd, Beachcomber by the Sea, access 65

7/21

Hatched 9/23

84/75

65

Nesting turtle went around 2 sets of lounge chairs.

27

23223 Front Beach Rd, House, Pinnacle Port Condo, Bld C

7/22

Hatched 9/14

108/45

54

Nest is very close to #24. Jessica and Annette moved 108 eggs to a higher spot.

28

17885 Front Beach Rd, House, access 76B

7/27

Hatched 9/30

106/59

64

 

29

17485 Front Beach Rd, House, access 68

7/29

Hatched 10/6

85/81

69

Nest is about 100 yd west of #4, near Sandpiper Beacon Resort.

30

5427 Gulf Dr, House, access 8

8/4

Hatched 10/2

132/130

60

Adopted by Kaleidoscope School of Discovery.

31

5427 Gulf Dr, House, access 8

8/5

Hatched 10/2

148/134

60

This turtle nested within a few feet of #30. Volunteers Julie and Jeff moved 148 eggs to a higher spot nearby. This is our largest relocated nest of the season. Adopted by Kaleidoscope School of Discovery.

32

4425 Thomas, Dr, Moonspinner Condo

8/5

Hatched 10/3

95/72

60

Nest is near center of condo, east of #25.

33

19907 Front Beach Rd, House, 15 yd west

8/7

Hatched 10/13

95/80

68

Nest is at empty lot on west side of house, very close to #17. Partially washed away by storm which hit shortly after nest hatched.

34

4713 Spyglass Dr, House, access 1, east ~100 yd to Commodore Condo

8/8

Hatched 10/5

147/127

59

Another huge nest moved by Julie and Jeff to the west side of Commodore Condo. Adopted by Fellowship of Christian Teaching Homes.

35

21010 Front Beach Rd, House

8/9

Hatched 10/13

100/63

66

Nest is at Sunnyside Beach near intersection of Front Beach Rd and 2nd St. Partially washed away by storm which hit shortly after nest hatched.

36

298 Beachside Dr, house, Carillon Beach, access 1 then left

8/17

Hatched 10/16

144/67

67

Nest is just a few yards east of #8. Adopted by 4th grade class at Eisenhower Elementary School, Louisville, KY.

37

6213 Thomas Dr, Mariner West Condo, access 12 then right 300 yd

7/27

Hatched 9/25

94/89

61

Nest was mis-identified as a false crawl when found on July 27. It was discovered from hatchlings found on the beach.

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