Should clarify -- the gators that we caught were down around Mattamuskeet (spelling?) and that area. Last year we documented a couple of 4 footers on Roanoke Island (supposed northernmost reach of the species).
No gators on Nags Head -- however, everything else? Yessir. And yeah everything that we've caught has been in Nags Head Woods -- so, sound side.
I'm actually living on the edge of Nags Head Woods Nature Preserve (working in concert / for The Nature Conservancy)
Great place down here. Free housing in OBX for the summer? Yeah I can deal with that.
p.s. that pistol would probably just tickle
Some more finds...
Spotted Turtle -- first one documented here in 10 years
5 - line Race Runner that we caught
Squirrel Tree Frog
Bit of the sound -- down the Roanoke trail in Nags Head Woods