Field Summary

Resource Management Field Summary

Last Updated: July 18, 2024

The Resource Management Field Summary is updated every Thursday from the start of the shorebird nesting season through the end of sea turtle nesting season.

2024 Season Information

Shorebirds

Location Nests (to date) Active Nests # of Chicks Fledglings
American Oystercatcher 55 1 3 6
Bodie Island 6 1 0 0
Cape Point 2 0 0 0
Hatteras Island 29 0 0 0
Ocracoke Island 9 0 1 5
South Point 9 0 2 1
Colonial Waterbirds 651 78 32 31
Bodie Island 0 0 0 0
Cape Point 101 14 7 0
Hatteras Island 435 47 13 3
Ocracoke Island 23 0 2 0
South Point 92 17 10 28
Piping Plover 2 0 0 1
Bodie Island 0 0 0 0
Cape Point 0 0 0 0
South Beach 0 0 0 0
Ocracoke Island 0 0 0 0
South Point 2 0 0 1
Wilson's Plover 3 0 2 0
Bodie Island 0 0 0 0
Cape Point 0 0 0 0
Hatteras Island 0 0 0 0
Ocracoke Island 0 0 0 0
South Point 3 0 2 0
Sea Turtles
Location Nests False Crawls Hatched Nests
Bodie Island 5 6 0
Hatteras Island 137 136 0
Ocracoke Island 78 106 0
Totals: 220 248 0
All numbers are estimates and the data will be reviewed before they are finalized.

Last updated: July 18, 2024

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