Thursday, July 14, 2011

Turtle Walk Thursday

We headed out a little early again this morning.  We were anxious to see if there had been any turtle activity. 

As soon as we started, we saw a Missouri friend, who is staying at Ocean's Reach, coming out to see us.  That was a pleasant surprise, but we only had time for a quick hug and hello.  We had a couple of special nests to check on and also wanted to get our walk over before it got too hot out.  We planned to talk more with her on our way back.

 In front of Pointe Santo we found turtle tracks. But after looking them over, I think it was a false crawl.

The end of our zone and time to
turn around to go back.

When we got back to our starting spot at Gulfside City Park, the turtle walker from zone 5 was just getting back too.  She said their walk had been pretty entertaining because there was a group of manatees swimming around, just a little way from where we were.  But, we were too hot by that time and didn't go on to see them.  We also didn't see our friend, but after seeing a picture of the manatees on her Facebook wall, I know where she was. :) 


George said...

It looks as if you had a good walk, even if it did get warm fairly quickly. You certainly got some beautiful sunrise pictures.

Kim@Snug Harbor said...

Wonderful pictures today. I really felt like I was right there with you. Has "my" nest in front of Pointe Santo hatched yet?

Dave said...

A nice selection of photos Tootie. I specially liked the big love heart and your final photo of the sand castle - Dave

Don said...

Nice sunrise in photo number 3.

I don't remember ever seeing manatees in "your" zone. Do you see then often?

Betsy from Tennessee said...

Hi There, Just stopping by to see what is going on in Sanibel. Looks like you are having a great summer... Lots of grandchildren around it seems!!!!! You have a great vacation place for them...

We just returned from a 3 week trip out west in June. Awesome!!!!

Take care and keep enjoying those gorgeous beaches.