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Almost 230 nests here and we've got hatchlings all over the place. What a great time for conservation here in Kefalonia. We are extremely busy now with the overlap of the two seasons (nesting and hatching), but also full of … read more

The Lixouri area is now up to 80 nests with the Argostoli field station reaching a record-breaking milestone of 100 nests! This is much more than our previous highest number of 86. Lourdas area has a record of 24 nests!!! … read more

Hatchlings have arrived in Lixouri and we currently have a record-breaking 97 nests in Argostoli, the highest number ever to be recorded within one season in the area. This is really exciting for us and we are still finding new … read more

It was immediately clear that this turtle, a young male loggerhead, was in a disastrous condition. Until very recently it had been a very healthy turtle. The body was full and heavy with a clean lush colour to the carapace … read more

The nest count for Argostoli is still on the rise, currently at 81, with 16 newly found and protected within the last 7 days. Megali Ammos, Avithos and Minies boast the greatest number of nests, with new clutches consistently being … read more

July 2019 Nesting News


Jul 13, 2019

This week, team Argostoli has discovered a further 17 nests, bringing our total nest count up to 65. This number surpasses both the nest count at the same time in 2016, our busiest nesting season in the past, and the … read more

This week Team Lixouri have recorded multiple nests across our survey areas and have surpassed our 2017 nest count. Argostoli also saw some very busy morning surveys and our nest count is now rapidly approaching 50! read more

This week has seen some particularly eventful night surveys in Lixouri. The team was able to respond to a turtle who had fallen over two meters after ascending a steep slope during a nesting attempt. Thankfully no major injuries were … read more

Argostoli area recently, with 10 new nests laid within the last 7 days. This brings our total nest count up to 14! read more

June 2019 Nesting News


Jun 14, 2019

This week saw 5 new nests recorded in the Lixouri area. With one nest on Kounoupetra, two located on the Cape and two on Megas Lakkos, we now have 7 nests! read more


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