Good start of the 2019 turtle season

We are off to a good start

The research team found this turtle during sunrise in one of the first censuses of their training. As we usually work turtles by night we don’t take pictures to not disturb the turtle, and we only use red light. We were lucky to see this turtle during daylight and we could take these pics. Always approaching her from behind never standing in front of her and keeping the distance (in some of the pics the team is closer than normal as they were about to collect data from the turtle.