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Tag Archives: Wildlife
Weird Winter Wildlife
This winter, there have been several unusual winter wildlife sightings on Nantucket. Most of these sightings are of creatures that ought to have migrated well south of us by now. A lone Piping Plover was spotted at Smith’s Point during … Continue reading
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Eastern Box Turtle Update
A few weeks ago, we reported on a male box turtle that was found on Nantucket. We wanted to give a little history on this turtle as well as an update on his current whereabouts. In June of 2009, the … Continue reading
Posted in Nantucket Wildlife Tagged Eastern box turtle, Fall, field work, hibernation, Nantucket, Wildlife Leave a comment
Fun Fall Sightings!
Today was an exciting day for us here at the Nantucket Conservation Foundation! We were reunited with an old friend. In the summer of 2009, we received two separate reports of Eastern box turtles (Terrapene carolina) – a male found in … Continue reading
Posted in What's New In Nature Tagged Eastern box turtle, Nantucket, Nantucket Conservation Foundation, turtles, Wildlife 1 Comment