Sanibel and Captiva Turtle Nesting Stats
Turtle nesting season runs through the summer months May through October and it has gotten off to a slow start this year. Here are the numbers as of May 17, 2013:
Sanibel East End – 1 nest
Sanibel West End – 6 nests
Captiva – 4 nests
For the same time frame in 2012, the numbers were
Sanibel East End – 3 nests
Sanibel West End – 28 nests
Captiva – 9 nests.
Hopefully things will pick up soon.