Nest #1174

Nickname: EC Baseball 1st Base
Nest substrate: Utility Pole
Nest Location Description: Active, large nest. Male and female adult osprey present next to nest. Nest located behind lights. January 15, 2014
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: OspreyWatch Pinellas, Eckerd College, Florida Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 27.715389
Longitude: -82.682472
Followers: 18

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 01/15/2012 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
2013 Nest Activity Report by Beth
Adult arrival Nestlings 2
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 1
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2014 Nest Activity Report by Anna
Adult arrival 01/12/2014 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
2014 Nest Activity Report by Selena B
Adult arrival 01/15/2014 Nestlings 2
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching 04/13/2014 Reason for nest failure
2014 Nest Activity Report by Eli
Adult arrival Nestlings 1
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2015 Nest Activity Report by Eileen
Adult arrival 01/22/2015 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 03/02/2015 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2015 Nest Activity Report by Sage
Adult arrival Nestlings 0
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 2
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2016 Nest Activity Report by Nicole27
Adult arrival Nestlings
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
2017 Nest Activity Report by tjlong
Adult arrival 01/09/2017 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 01/27/2017 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
Nest Activity Report by Henley
Adult arrival 12/05/2017 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

12/05/2017 by Henley
Female osprey at nest; male osprey on next light post over may have been associated with the nest too

11/27/2017 by Henley
No osprey at nest; nest is small

11/07/2017 by Henley
Nest is small; several ospreys in area but none at nest

10/12/2017 by Henley
Lots of monk parakeets around nest; osprey perched next to nest

09/27/2017 by Henley
Osprey on perched beside the nest

05/05/2017 by BWilcox
Adult male perched beneath nest. The chick was slightly visible sitting inside the nest.

04/28/2017 by BWilcox
Adult female perched beside nest. I cannot see the chick, but I assume it is still there.

04/20/2017 by BWilcox
Adult female and one visible chick in the nest, adult male perched on light behind nest.

04/07/2017 by BWilcox
Adult perched on edge of nest

03/24/2017 by BWilcox
Nest present, I think there is an adult incubating, but I'm struggling to get a good look. There are monk parakeets below the nest as well

03/17/2017 by BWilcox
Nest present, one adult in incubation posture, monk parakeets in nest (underneath) as well

03/10/2017 by BWilcox
Nest present, on adult in nest in incubation posture

03/01/2017 by BWilcox
Nest intact, no osprey observed

02/23/2017 by BWilcox
When the adult female from the between first and scoreboard nest came over to this nest, and adult spread its wings from inside the nest, likely incubating

02/17/2017 by BWilcox
Nest is present and in good condition, but nothing seen or heard in the nest

02/09/2017 by BWilcox
Nest is present and intact. No birds near or in the nest.

01/27/2017 by tjlong
male appears to be in incubation posture. female absent during observation.

01/24/2017 by tjlong
Male roosted on edge of nest. female circling nearby.

01/20/2017 by tjlong
Female and male each roosted at separate times.

01/14/2017 by tjlong
No adults roosted during observation. Several (7) adults circling the athletic fields and waterfront p-lot area.

01/09/2017 by tjlong
adult pair roosted during the entire observation. No incubation observed. green monk parakeets present on platform as well.

01/05/2017 by tjlong
Minimal nest structure on platform. Adults absent during observation.

12/05/2016 by HaleyKaz
Nest is still present, now there is a platform above it. No ospreys were present.

11/11/2016 by HaleyKaz
Nest is present with no birds.

10/27/2016 by HaleyKaz
Female osprey present on nest.

09/23/2016 by BWilcox
Nest is present, but no osprey seen on or around it.

07/19/2016 by Nicole27
Nest in good condition. No osprey spotted in or around nest.

05/03/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Owls present - including almost fully grown young

04/26/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Multiple owls present!

04/19/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. 2 owls - one smaller than other. Obvious signs of chicks

04/12/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Owl in nest

04/05/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Possible owl chicks

03/29/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. No owl nearby

03/22/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Owl in nest

03/15/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. No owl nearby

03/08/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Owl perched next to nest

03/01/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. No sign of owl

02/23/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. No owl nearby

02/16/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. No sign of owl

02/09/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Great horned owl present in nest

01/28/2016 by kmnoonan
Great horned owl seems to be doing well, the nest looks great. Got a glimpse of the owl's face, so the nest is definitely still occupied, but ospreys in area do not seem that concerned about it.

01/19/2016 by kmnoonan
Nest is large and well maintained, appeared to be vacant, but upon close examination discovered it is actually occupied by a great horned owl.

01/12/2016 by kmnoonan
Nest is in good condition, but no ospreys seen at the nest or on surrounding structures, but there were many in the area flying around.

11/29/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, male perched on ledge next to nest

11/22/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, male flying ~100 feet away

11/15/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, no osprey nearby. Small birds nesting in nest

11/08/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, no osprey nearby. Small birds nesting in nest

11/01/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, osprey on ledge near nest. Small birds nesting in nest

10/25/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, no osprey nearby. Small birds clearly made osprey nest their home

10/18/2015 by Eileen
Nest present. No osprey nearby, small birds making noise in nest

10/11/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, no osprey nearby, other small birds flying in and out

06/25/2015 by Dane
The birds are done with the nest and are no longer using it this season.

05/27/2015 by Sage
Nest present, two fat fledglings, no parents present.

04/27/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, female in nest, signs of chicks present

04/20/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, chicks spotted with both adults!

04/13/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, chicks spotted with both adults!

04/06/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, male and female on nest. Incubating.

03/30/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, male and female in nest. Appear to be eating something. Most likely incubating

03/23/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, male and female on nest. Appear to be incubating

03/09/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, unknown gender adult on nest. Appears to be incubating

03/02/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, female in nest, male came and gave fish to female. Most likely incubation present

02/23/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, male and female perched on ledge next to nest

02/16/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, male and female perched on metal ledge next to nest

01/22/2015 by Grant Banko
Nest present, both ospreys present

01/16/2015 by Grant Banko
Nest present, one female osprey next to nest

01/10/2015 by Grant Banko
Nest present, 1 male osprey next to nest, monk parakeet in bottom of nest

12/05/2014 by Eileen
Nest present, no osprey nearby

11/21/2014 by Eileen
Nest present, no osprey nearby

11/14/2014 by Eileen
Nest present, male perched on ledge

11/07/2014 by Eileen
Nest present, male perched on ledge

10/29/2014 by Eileen
Nest present, male standing in nest, watched for over 10 minutes, never sat or moved

10/21/2014 by Eileen
Nest present, no osprey nearby

10/13/2014 by Eileen
Nest present, male perched on ledge

10/03/2014 by Eileen
Nest present, male perched on ledge

09/27/2014 by Eileen
Nest present, no osprey nearby

09/20/2014 by Eileen
Nest present, adult (unknown) perched on ledge

09/11/2014 by Eileen
Nest present, male perched on ledge

07/06/2014 by Eli
One male was perched by the nest.

06/22/2014 by Eli
One nestling, no adults at the time

05/08/2014 by Selena B
No adults present then female returned to nest with nestlings.

05/04/2014 by Selena B
Female in nest with two hatchlings.

04/26/2014 by Selena B
Female in nest with two chicks.

04/21/2014 by Selena B
Female in nest, at least one (possibly two) chicks present.

04/13/2014 by Selena B
Female in nest with chick; first day observed chick, currently only one has been seen.

03/30/2014 by Selena B
Female in nest, male perched on pole

03/25/2014 by Selena B
Male perched next nest

03/15/2014 by Selena B
Female in nest, male perched on pole near by

03/08/2014 by Selena B
No osprey in or nearby nest.

02/22/2014 by Selena B
No osprey occupying nest.

02/15/2014 by Selena B
No osprey occupying nest. Male flying nearby.

02/09/2014 by Selena B
Male perched on the metal frame that the nest is sitting on. A lot of chirping was coming from the nest.

01/21/2014 by Anna
Adult Male and Female perched on light post, in front of nest

01/15/2014 by Anna
Two adults perched next to nest

08/01/2013 by Beth
Adults arrived February 2013. Incubation began during March 2013. Chicks first seen in nest 5/12/2013. Pair last seen at nest July 2013.