Nest #1133

Nickname: Fort Desoto Nest 2 south of boat launch
Nest substrate: Dead Tree
Nest Location Description: This nest is a little bit further in on the same trail as Fort Desoto Nest 1 it has one female no male was spotted yet.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: OspreyWatch Pinellas, Eckerd College, Florida Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 27.640971
Longitude: -82.717518
Followers: None

Past Seasons

Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012

Activity reports

2012 Nest Activity Report by Beth
Adult arrival Nestlings 2
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 01/15/2012 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2014 Nest Activity Report by Beth
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied   Fledglings
Nest Active   First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2014 Nest Activity Report by MarkScafidi
Adult arrival 01/15/2014 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active   First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure unknown reason
2014 Nest Activity Report by Monica
Adult arrival Nestlings 1
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 03/18/2014 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 04/10/2014 Reason for nest failure
2014 Nest Activity Report by laacuna
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied   Fledglings
Nest Active   First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2013 Nest Activity Report by laacuna
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied   Fledglings
Nest Active   First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2014 Nest Activity Report by Sami
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied No Fledglings
Nest Active   First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2015 Nest Activity Report by Emma
Adult arrival 01/22/2015 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active   First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure 04/29/2015
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure nest destroyed during storm
2017 Nest Activity Report by Nicole27
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied No Fledglings
Nest Active   First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2017 Nest Activity Report by Molly F
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active   First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2017 Nest Activity Report by Bailey
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active   First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

12/15/2017 by Timothy
⁃ Small nest ⁃ Female osprey on perch ⁃ Male osprey not sighted

12/10/2017 by Timothy
Pair present small nest present

11/25/2017 by Timothy
⁃ Small nest ⁃ Male osprey on perch ⁃ Female osprey in nest

11/17/2017 by Timothy
⁃ Few twigs, not really a nest ⁃ Female osprey on perch

10/26/2017 by Timothy
⁃ Female Osprey on perch ⁃ Beginning of nest on Structure ⁃ Many osprey in area

10/05/2017 by Timothy
- Female Osprey on perch - Beginning of nest on Structure - Male and female calling each other - Male flying around over water across street - 2 or more males flying around across street

08/02/2017 by FaythB
Adult female in nearby tree, eventually flew into the nest.

07/26/2017 by FaythB
Adult female present inside the nest.

07/21/2017 by FaythB
Adult female present on nearby wooden pole.

07/09/2017 by FaythB
Adult female present inside the nest.

07/05/2017 by FaythB
Adult female and fledge present inside the nest.

06/28/2017 by FaythB
Fledge was present inside nest.

06/20/2017 by FaythB
An adult female osprey and a fledge were present inside the nest.

06/13/2017 by FaythB
Nest is actively maintained. An adult male osprey was on a nearby pole and an adult female was present inside the nest.

05/04/2017 by Bailey
Both male and female osprey were present inside the nest. Unable to determine if any chicks are inside due to the depth of the nest.

04/27/2017 by Bailey
Female osprey present inside the nest.

04/21/2017 by Bailey
Nest remains in great condition. However, was unable to observe any ospreys inside the nest due to depth.

04/13/2017 by Bailey
Female sitting low inside nest.

04/02/2017 by Bailey
Both male and female present in nest. Female most likely incubating. Nest remains in great condition.

03/23/2017 by Bailey
Female present in nest.

03/16/2017 by Bailey
Female present in nest. Male seen in area.

03/09/2017 by Bailey
Female present in nest. Several osprey seen in the area. Nest remains in great condition.

03/02/2017 by Bailey
Female present in the nest. Male seen perched on a nearby tree.

02/23/2017 by Bailey
Nest is in excellent condition. Both male and female were inside the nest. Possibility of incubation.

02/16/2017 by Bailey
One osprey present in the nest.

02/11/2017 by Bailey
Well maintained nest. One osprey present in nest. Unable to determine sex of present osprey.

01/24/2017 by Molly F
Nest looks good. One female was sitting in it briefly when I observed, but flew away after 10 minutes or so.

01/20/2017 by Molly F
Well maintained nest, and one male perched above nest.

01/17/2017 by Molly F
Well maintained nest, but no ospreys seen in it

01/13/2017 by Molly F
Nest looks great, two ospreys were sitting in the nest, and lots of others were in the area

01/10/2017 by Molly F
Two osprey in nest, believed to be a mating pair

01/05/2017 by Molly F
Nest is present, but unoccupied. Several osprey in area.

10/30/2016 by SamieC
1 male in area

07/24/2016 by Nicole27
Nest in okay condition. No osprey in or around nest.

05/10/2016 by Monica
2 adults and at least 1 juvenile present

04/18/2016 by Monica
2 adults and one juvenile in the nest

04/08/2016 by Monica
2 adults in the nest, no apparent juveniles

03/23/2016 by Monica
Both adults in the nest, incubation likely

03/16/2016 by Monica
both in the nest

03/09/2016 by Monica
both in the nest

03/04/2016 by Monica
New nest materials present and one adult in the nest, another nearby perched in a tree

02/24/2016 by Monica
Still no new nesting attempts

02/19/2016 by Monica
Nest blown down, no new nest seen

01/26/2016 by tCribbs
Female was circling the nest while the male brought over a branch for the nest.

01/21/2016 by tCribbs
Osprey flew away upon arrival, sex was unidentified

01/14/2016 by Stefan Kapczynski
Nest in good condition, no birds in nest but Ospreys were seen circling the area.

12/04/2015 by Catie T
Male spotted near nest eating

11/14/2015 by Devon
male and female sitting by nest, nest in poor condition

11/01/2015 by Catie T
Female located nearby, nest is in poor condition

10/18/2015 by Devon
few twigs on dead tree, osprey seen nearby

10/06/2015 by Catie T
Male and female present on nest.

09/11/2015 by Catie T
Ok nest condition, male was seen in the area nearby.

06/30/2015 by Patrick N.
Could not find the nest, assumed that nest is terminated.

05/06/2015 by Emma
no birds present, nest looks like it is falling from dead tree

04/29/2015 by lralviti
No birds present at nest

04/22/2015 by lralviti
Female and male birds present with one chick.

04/15/2015 by lralviti
Female present in nest

04/01/2015 by lralviti
Female present in nest, incubating.

03/24/2015 by Emma
Male and female present, female sitting very low in nest, possibly incubating

03/11/2015 by Emma
female sitting low, possibly incubating

03/01/2015 by lralviti
Female and male present, male flew away

02/18/2015 by Emma
female present, male sitting near by making noise

02/04/2015 by lralviti
Female and male both present

01/22/2015 by Devon
Male and female present in nest

01/16/2015 by Krizia
Female occupying nest. Male seen on near by branch eating.

01/11/2015 by beau
Nest present, birds seen nearby

12/04/2014 by Sami
No nest

11/24/2014 by Sami
No nest but osprey in tree

11/20/2014 by Sami
No nest

11/10/2014 by Sami
No nest

11/03/2014 by Sami
No nest

10/27/2014 by Sami
No nest

10/20/2014 by Sami
No nest but bird activity

10/13/2014 by Sami
No nest

10/06/2014 by Sami
No nest, bird activity

09/29/2014 by Sami
No nest but bird activity

09/22/2014 by Sami
No nest, no bird activity

09/15/2014 by Sami
no nest but bird activity in tree

09/11/2014 by Sami
No nest but bird activity in tree

07/17/2014 by laacuna
The nest was empty

06/27/2014 by laacuna
The nest was empty

05/02/2014 by Monica
1 juvenile was in the nest and there was an adult in a nearby branch overlooking the nest.

04/25/2014 by Monica
1 adult near nest, did not see juvenile

04/15/2014 by Monica
1 adult and 1 juvenile present

04/10/2014 by Monica
Both adults present and 1 chick seen

04/01/2014 by Monica
Neither was in the nest

03/18/2014 by Monica
Both present above nest, no incubation

03/18/2014 by Monica
Neither was present

03/04/2014 by Monica
Neither bird was in the nest, the female was about 100' away in another tree and the male was sitting on a light pole across the street.

03/01/2014 by Monica
One adult on edge of nest, one about 100 feet away in a dead pine. No apparent incubation.

02/22/2014 by Monica
Neither was in the nest, though both were about 25 feet away from the nest in the same tree.

02/16/2014 by Monica
Both were present, the female sat on the edge of the nest and the male was in a nearby branch.

02/07/2014 by Monica
The female was sitting next to the nest with a fish, which was already half eaten when I arrived. The male was not seen.

01/17/2014 by MarkScafidi
Not a whole lot was occurring at this nest the male was just perched off to the side of it and the female was not anywhere to be seen.