[CT Birds] Painted Turtle Hatchlings

Tim Antanaitis timant123 at yahoo.com
Wed Mar 21 19:27:53 EDT 2012

I saw 2 quarter-sized roadkill painted turtle hatchlings today here in Middletown.
Definitely the earliest I've seen these babies.  I read that they hatch earlier
in the winter and are nickle-sized, and they stay in the nest until soil temperatures
reach 55-66 F.
Tim Antanaitis

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