Loggerhead turtle

Saturday, 26 December 2020

This morning I was fortunate to see a loggerhead turtle nesting on the main beach at Bargara about 5am.

It’s the first time in three years here that I’ve seen one of the turtles the Bundaberg Region is famous for.

Mind you, I probably should get up early more often because it seems the turtles arrive during the night, lay their eggs, have a rest, then head back to sea while most of us are snoozing.

The loggerhead which I saw was about a metre long. A turtle volunteer was protecting its space, which was close to the centre of Bargara where people walk dogs and children play. [Read more…]