Nest #1145

Nickname: Maderia Baseball SW Field
Nest substrate: Baseball Field Lights
Nest Location Description: Active large nest located on top of field light pole. Possibly Incubating (female sitting in nest- male in area)
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: OspreyWatch Pinellas, Eckerd College, Florida Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 27.805221
Longitude: -82.800447
Followers: 28

Past Seasons

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

Activity reports

2012 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
2013 Nest Activity Report by Beth
Adult arrival Nestlings 0
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 0
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure nest destroyed during storm
2014 Nest Activity Report by Anna
Adult arrival 01/12/2014 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying 01/15/2014 Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 01/15/2014 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2014 Nest Activity Report by morgan
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
2013 Nest Activity Report by morgan
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
2014 Nest Activity Report by gcjacobs
Adult arrival Nestlings 0
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 0
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure 09/20/2014
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure unknown reason
2013 Nest Activity Report by gcjacobs
Adult arrival Nestlings 0
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 0
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure unknown reason
2015 Nest Activity Report by Emma
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied No Fledglings
Nest Active   First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure 02/20/2015
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure unknown reason
2015 Nest Activity Report by Anna
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied No Fledglings
Nest Active   First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure 02/20/2015
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure unknown reason
2016 Nest Activity Report by Catie T
Adult arrival Nestlings 2
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 1
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 02/15/2016 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2016 Nest Activity Report by Nicole27
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 unknown reason
2017 Nest Activity Report by Sawyer
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 01/11/2017 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2017 Nest Activity Report by MaeveD
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

10/25/2017 by JazV
Nest present. No osprey found or heard in the surrounding area

10/07/2017 by JazV
Nets visible but not occupied, no osprey observed or heard in the area

05/01/2017 by MaeveD
Female perched in nest

04/26/2017 by MaeveD
One female in nest bending down starting to call out. Two osprey flying in area

04/17/2017 by MaeveD
Nest good, two osprey, one flew off to perch nearby, one low in nest

04/10/2017 by MaeveD
Nest good, can't see any osprey

04/05/2017 by MaeveD
Two little birds flew off. One osprey in nest bending down, just tail in air then laid back down

03/20/2017 by MaeveD
Nest good, osprey low in nest

03/15/2017 by MaeveD
Nest good, one osprey low in nest

03/06/2017 by MaeveD
Nest good, one osprey, gender unknown, low in nest

02/27/2017 by MaeveD
Nest good, one osprey present but gender unknown.

02/20/2017 by MaeveD
Nest good, one osprey but gender unknown

02/13/2017 by MaeveD
Nest in good condition, but no osprey present

02/06/2017 by MaeveD
Nest is good, but no osprey present. Some are flying around the area

01/26/2017 by Sawyer
Female in nest incubating Male posted on his favorite light post nearby. Nest is in great condition.

01/25/2017 by Sawyer
Female incubating in nest male nearby hunting and then brought the fish on neighboring light post. This nest is very healthy and large

01/20/2017 by Sawyer
Nest still in great condition Male and female in nest incubating, while male is incubating.

01/16/2017 by Sawyer
great conditioned nest female incubating male on nearby light pole.

01/10/2017 by Sawyer
Great conditioned nest female occupying and female incubating. Possible male partner on nearby light post. Another. Neighboring male eating fish on light post occross the field.

01/06/2017 by Sawyer
Nest is in poor condition, one osprey present. Female present possibly incubating. No male appearing to be in the area.

11/28/2016 by Eileen
Nest in bad condition. Unknown gender osprey flying nearby

11/01/2016 by Eileen
Nest in poor condition. No osprey nearby

10/11/2016 by Eileen
Nest in poor condition and not looking like it has had any visitors recently. No osprey neabry

09/15/2016 by Eileen
Nest in in poor condition - no osprey nearby

07/02/2016 by Nicole27
Nest in poor condition. One Male in nest, leaning over a lot.

05/11/2016 by Catie T
Good nest condition, male and female spotted nearby but not with any fledglings

04/25/2016 by Catie T
Good nest condition, two ospreys sitting in the nest, could not tell whether it was parents or large fledgling

04/11/2016 by Catie T
Male, female and fledgling all in the nest, good nest condition.

03/23/2016 by Devon
osprey sitting low in nest, other joins with nesting material

03/06/2016 by Catie T
Male and female present in the nest with at least two chicks present

02/22/2016 by Catie T
Female sitting in the nest with a male spotted nearby

02/15/2016 by Catie T
Nice nest built up on the light pole-male seen low in the nest with a female spotted nearby. Female soon returned to the nest with nesting material.

01/26/2016 by Bailey
No osprey present at this time.

01/19/2016 by Bailey
No osprey present at this time.

01/12/2016 by Bailey
Large, maintained nest on top of light pole located in baseball field. 1 osprey present (gender unknown).

09/18/2015 by Anna
Nest present. No osprey present

06/30/2015 by ckelly997
Nest present multiple adults present

06/18/2015 by Anna
Nest present. Osprey nearby

05/06/2015 by Emma
no birds in nest

04/29/2015 by lralviti
Same female present in the nest

04/22/2015 by lralviti
Female present

04/15/2015 by lralviti
Female present in nest

04/01/2015 by lralviti
No birds seen in the nest, male nearby on light

03/25/2015 by Sea S.
Osprey collecting sticks to add to nest; pair was also seen hunting this morning on the bay

03/24/2015 by Emma
no birds in nest

03/11/2015 by Emma
one bird present maybe female just sitting, not incubating

03/01/2015 by lralviti
One present, sitting low, possibly incubating

02/18/2015 by Emma
female present, eating

02/13/2015 by Emma
No birds present on nest.

01/21/2015 by Nicole T.
Osprey laying on nest (incubating?)

01/15/2015 by Nicole T.
Female on nest, male on a nearby light pole

01/09/2015 by Nicole T.
Osprey on nest, took off shortly afterwards. 6 ospreys flying nearby.

10/06/2014 by gcjacobs
nest is still gone. No osprey present in the area

09/20/2014 by gcjacobs
construction area. nest is now gone

04/05/2014 by morgan
Nest is unoccupied still

02/23/2014 by morgan
Still no sign of osprey at this nest.

02/11/2014 by morgan
Did not see any sign of activity in or around the nest. No osprey near the nest. Various other birds were seen very close to the nest (on the same light pole) leads me to believe the nest may be abandoned.

01/21/2014 by Anna
Female Incubating! male flying in area

01/15/2014 by Anna
Possibly Incubating! Female inside nest. Male on adjacent light post

08/01/2013 by Beth
Adults arrived January 2013. Incubation began during February 2013. Pair last seen at nest February 2013.