Eastern Box Turtle Sighting Form
Contact Information - NECWA will not share your contact information with any other organization or business. This information will only be used to verify the sighting information.
Note: Please enter the GPS coordinates if you know them. If you did not record the coordinates at sighting location, you can provide an estimated location by using Google Maps or Google Earth. This helps us in tracking exactly where these animals are.
If you need to convert your latitude and longitude to decimal degrees, to go the Earth Point website for a free online converter.
If the Box Turtle is injured, please call the rescue number for the Southcoast Terrapin Project at 508-566-0009.
Males have concave plastrons, thicker based and longer tails, longer front claws, and bright red or orange eyes. Females have flat or slightly convex plastrons, short, thin tails, and dark red or brown eyes
Females have flat or slightly convex plastrons, short, thin tails, and dark red or brown eyes.
Please upload your images of the Box Turtle below. Photos help validate the sighting data and provide additional information such as photo-ID.
Please send any additional photos and/or videos to us at email@example.com.
Thank you for sending us this sighting report of an Eastern Box Turtle. To learn more about the New England Coastal Wildlife Alliance (NECWA), go to our website at www.necwa.org.
New England Coastal Wildlife Alliance (NECWA) is an all-volunteer nonprofit based in southeastern MA. We work to better understand and protect the unique coastal marine wildlife in New England waters. Your efforts are helping us achive this goalTo learn more about NECWA and to support this project and our other community projects, go to www.necwa.org and thank you.