Nests

Nest information for the 2017 season is documented here, listed in the order the nests were found. Map symbols courtesy of Maps Icon Collection

NestAddressDate LaidDate HatchedEggs Laid / Turtles EmergedIncubation (days)Comments
1House, 20816 Front Beach Rd5/18FailedFailedFailedWashed away by TS Cindy on 6/21
2Mariner West Condo, 6213 Thomas Dr5/19Failed72+/0FailedWashed out, moved 72 eggs to dune
3House, 21605 Front Beach Rd, Access 865/298/789/8071Nest located just west of public access 86
4Mariner West Condo, 6213 Thomas Dr6/3Failed21+/0FailedTurtle blocked by lounge chairs. Washed out, moved 20 eggs to dune
5Largo Mar Condo, 5717 Thomas Dr, access 116/3FailedFailedFailedTurtle blocked by lounge chairs. Washed away by TS Cindy on 6/21
6House, 358 Beachside Dr, Carillon Beach6/108/16105/9068Nest just west of Access 1
7Commodore Condo, 4715 Thomas Dr6/17FailedFailedFailedWashed out, moved 10 eggs to dune
8House, 8401 Surf Dr, access 206/18FailedFailedFailedWashed away by TS Cindy on 6/21
9House, 22107 Front Beach Rd, access 926/18Failed97/0FailedWashed away by TS Cindy on 6/21
10Townhouse, 5920 Gulf Dr6/22Failed63/0FailedNest just west of Regency Condo
11Top of Gulf Condo, 8817 Thomas Dr6/228/2781/6766Got to tag this turtle after she nested!
12House, 8408 Surf Dr, access 206/248/2582/8063Turtle nested in dune, safe from storms!
13Oceanna Condo, 8000 Surf Dr6/248/2773/6065Public access on east side of condo
14House, 8404 Surf Dr, access 206/258/26103/7663Turtle disoriented after nesting, volunteers helped
15Moonspinner Condo, 4425 Thomas Dr6/268/27110/2463
16House, 20816 Front Beach Rd6/268/25126/12461Nest near posted bird nesting area
17Sterling Reef Condo, 12011 Front Beach Rd6/27FailedFailedFailed
18Boardwalk Beach Resort, 9600 S. Thomas Dr6/27FailedFailedFailedWashed away by runoff from storm drain
19Hidden Dunes Condo, 7115 Thomas Dr6/278/2786/7162
20House, 5421 Gulf Dr6/278/2681/75614th nest today for Nancy Evou and volunteers Ron and JoAnn!!
21Pinnacle Port Condo, 23223 Front Beach Rd6/288/21143/13454Nest behind Bld C3
22Sterling Beach Condo, 6627 Thomas Dr, access 12A6/299/152/4965
23Thomas Donut Shop, 19208 Front Beach Rd7/29/576/7166
24Largo Mar Condo, 5717 Thomas Dr, access 117/2FailedFailedFailedAdopted by Patronis Elementary 4th grade class
25House, 16513 Front Beach Rd, access 627/48/31141/13259
26Holiday Terrace Motel, 11831 Front Beach Rd7/4FailedFailedFailedWashed away 8/9
27House, 17485 Front Beach Rd, LEATHERBACK7/4Failed105/0FailedLeatherback nest! Our first since 2015
28Bel Air Condo, 8515 Surf Dr, access 227/4Failed74/0Failed
29Hooters, 12907 Front Beach Rd7/5FailedFailedFailedWashed away 8/15
30House, 22013 Front Beach Rd, access 897/59/2142/12560
31Townhouse, 13407 Oleander Dr, access 507/69/7118/164
32House, 14210 Front Beach Rd, Bid-a-Wee access 67/79/775/7163
33Pirate Cove Villas, 23001 Front Beach Rd, access 957/89/5113/10360
34Beachcomber, 17101 Front Beach Rd7/109/498/8857
35House, 21014 Front Beach Rd, Sunnyside Beach7/119/1170/1263Adopted by Everitt Middle School 8th grade class
36House, 318 Beachside Dr, Carillon Beach7/119/8129/12160
37Palmetto Inn, 17255 Front Beach Rd, LEATHERBACK7/13FailedFailedFailedOur 2nd leatherback nest of the season! By The Sea Learning Home School group adopted this nest. Washed away by Hurricane Nate 10/8.
38Portside Resort, 17620 Front Beach Rd, LEATHERBACK7/13FailedFailedFailedOur 3rd leatherback nest of the season! Washed away by Hurricane Nate 10/8.
39House, 358 Beachside Dr, Carillon Beach7/149/13105/762
40House, 19104 Front Beach Rd7/169/21126/2467
41House, 21511 Front Beach Rd, access 86, GREEN7/16FailedFailedFailedOur first green nest since 2013!
42Treasure Island Cond, 5004 Thomas Dr7/17unknown117/96unknownAdopted by Patronis Elementary 3rd grade class. We think this nest hatched around Sep 12 and tracks erased by Hurricane Irma
43Townhouse, 17867 Front Beach Rd7/189/1880/7763
44Moonspinner Condo, 4425 Thomas Dr7/189/1699/9561
45Beachside Resort, 21905 Front Beach Rd, access 887/189/1773/7062
46Pinnacle Port Condo, 23223 Front Beach Rd7/18FailedFailedFailed
47House, 322 Beachside Dr, Carillon Beach, LEATHERBACK7/22FailedFailedFailedOur 4th leatherback nest! Washed away by Hurricane Nate 10/8.
48Townhouse, 22331 Front Beach Rd, access 937/239/2485/8164By The Sea Learning Home School group adopted this nest.
49Edgewater Condo, 11212 Front Beach Rd, access 417/269/30117/7065
50Surfside Christian Retreat, 21429 Front Beach Rd, GREEN7/299/25144/10358Our 2nd green nest!
51Ramsgate Harbour Condo, 23011 Front Beach Rd, GREEN7/29unknown88/45unknown3rd green nest on same day!
52Dunes of Panama Condo, 7205 Thomas Dr7/3010/6?/30+68Nest washed away by Hurricane Nate 10/6 before it could be excavated
53Laguna Beach Christian Retreat, 20225 Front Beach Rd, access 798/2FailedFailedFailed
54House, 19404 Front Beach Rd, GREEN8/710/7141/13662Our 4th green nest! By The Sea Learning Home School group adopted this nest.
55Townhouse, 22325 Front Beach Rd, access 938/7unknown97+/66unknownNest partially washed out by Hurricane Nate
56House, 16401 Front Beach Rd, access 608/13FailedFailedFailed
57Pinnacle Port Condo, 23223 Front Beach Rd, GREEN8/25unknown18+/1unknownOur 5th green nest and new record! Nest partially washed out by Hurricane Nate