Ms Jocelyn Sim made a very kind donation to our turtle conservation project by sponsoring a nest. The code for the nest sponsored is G.14.05.05.084. It is a green turtle nest with 84 eggs that will hatch between the 19th of June and the 14th of July.
On the 11th of April the first nest of the season was laid! It is called Madina's turtles and has 86 eggs inside. The nest was relocated to the hatchery. The nest is due to hatch between the 26th of May and the 20th June, we wait impatiently to see the hatchlings.
Lats night we found 77 green turtle hatchlings walking around the beach bar area. They were coming out of a nest in front of beach villa 1! All the hatchlings were collected and released by beach villa 22 where the light from the hotel is less. We are monitoring the nest waiting for more hatchlings [...]
Ronald, a keen diver and underwater photographer, joined our Turtle Patrol last week and also was lucky enough to see the baby turtles being released. He has visited Pom Pom several times in the past and he has very kindly sponsored our latest Turtle Nest which will help us organise more patrols to protect our [...]
This month has been really busy at the hatchery, we are patrolling every evening with our lovely guests, some have been very lucky and had turtles nesting outside their beach villas! Also this week, lots of baby turtles have been born, 3 nests in the last 3 days, yesterday was a Hawksbill turtle nest which [...]
Last night our guests staying at Beach Villa 2 had a surprise when they saw a large Green Turtle outside their room making her nest. We were lucky enough to be able to quietly watch her as she dug the hole then laid her eggs, as it was full moon there was no problem to [...]
Last night after a very heavy rainfall at 2am, Rayner checked on our turtle nests and found our first turtle nest for this season had hatched. We had seen the sand drop the day before, so we all had been monitoring the nest, waiting for signs of life. At 2.30am the babies were digging their [...]
We want to give a big thank you to our latest turtle sponsors, Mr Andrew and Mrs Elaine who have sponsored our latest Turtle nest. They went with our turtle patrol this week when we found the BIGGEST NEST YET! 189 EGGS! This is a record for Pom Pom, (and maybe [...]
A big thank you to Ms.Gail & Mr.Paul & Mr.Keith who have very kindly sponsored our turtle nest which have been transferred to hatchery on 23.March. This latest nest is green turtle eggs, they will hatch in about 60 days. We want to thank you all very much for your kind support and look forward [...]