Nest #1175

Nickname: EC Baseball left outfield
Nest substrate: light pole
Nest Location Description: Located in the left outfied. It's located on the furthest north light pole of the Eckerd College baseball fields.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: OspreyWatch Pinellas, Eckerd College, Florida Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 27.716395
Longitude: -82.682966
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 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 1
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
2014 Nest Activity Report by John James Audubahn
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 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
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 02/23/2015 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying 03/09/2015 Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2015 Nest Activity Report by Anna
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
2016 Nest Activity Report by kmnoonan
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 01/28/2016 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
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 tjlong
Adult arrival 01/09/2017 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
Nest looks well-maintained; no osprey at nest

11/27/2017 by Henley
Large nest; no osprey present

11/07/2017 by Henley
Large, well-maintained nest; no osprey present

10/12/2017 by Henley
Small nest; no osprey present

09/27/2017 by Henley
Male osprey on nest

06/22/2017 by Eileen
Nest present. No osprey nearby

05/05/2017 by BWilcox
No osprey present during observation, but the nest is still in good condition

04/28/2017 by BWilcox
Adult male perched on the edge of nest, but again, this nest is almost impossible to see inside.

04/20/2017 by BWilcox
Adult female perched beside nest, nothing visible inside.

04/07/2017 by BWilcox
Nest is in good shape. Adult male is perched next to nest, but I cannot see anything in it.

03/24/2017 by BWilcox
Nest present, no osprey seen during observation.

03/17/2017 by BWilcox
Nest present and intact, no osprey seen during observation

03/10/2017 by BWilcox
Nest present, no osprey seen during observation

03/01/2017 by BWilcox
Nest present, no adults in the area during observation

02/23/2017 by BWilcox
Nest present, and one adult male in nest during observation period.

02/17/2017 by BWilcox
One adult male perched edge of nest

02/09/2017 by BWilcox
Male perched on nest.

01/27/2017 by tjlong
Adults absent during observation.

01/24/2017 by tjlong
Both adults roosted at separate times. no incubation posture observed from either adult.

01/20/2017 by tjlong
female roosted. male roosted on adjacent light pole.

01/14/2017 by tjlong
No adults roosted during observation. Several (7) adults circling the athletic fields.

01/09/2017 by tjlong
adult female roosted but not incubating. male perched on adjacent utility pole between 1175 & 1179.

01/05/2017 by tjlong
Deep walled nest. Adults absent during observation.

12/05/2016 by HaleyKaz
Nest was present with no ospreys.

11/11/2016 by HaleyKaz
Nest is present and a male osprey is sitting on the light.

10/27/2016 by HaleyKaz
Nest present with no birds on or near it.

09/23/2016 by BWilcox
Nest present. No ospreys on or around nest

09/23/2016 by HaleyKaz
The nest was present but no birds were on or near it.

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

05/03/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Chicks spotted! Female also in nest standing up

04/26/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Female moving around in nest - possibly feeding chicks!

04/19/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Female in nest. Male flew up to nest with fish and gave to female then perched on ledge next to nest. Possible feeding to chicks

04/12/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Male and female in nest moving around - possibility of chicks

04/05/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Female in nest - possibility of incubation

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

03/22/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Female in nest. Male perched on ledge next to nest

03/15/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Female in nest - possible incubation

03/08/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Female sitting low in nest - possible incubation

03/01/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Male and female in nest - incubation likely

02/23/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Female in nest - most likely incubating

02/16/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Male flew in right before I left with food and gave to female - however could not clearly see if female was feeding any young. Most likely just incbuation

02/09/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Female sitting low in nest - most likely incubation

01/28/2016 by kmnoonan
Nest looks to be in good condition, one bird is sitting very low in nest, possible incubation, but because of the bird's position, I was unable to determine the gender. No other osprey present on structure, but there were 6 starlings observed.

01/19/2016 by kmnoonan
Nest appears to be in good condition, 1female sitting in the nest, but no other bird on the structure, although there are some in the area on nearby structures and flying. There are between 3-5 monk parakeet holes in the bottom of the nest, but no birds present in the holes, however, one parakeet was observed flying up to the osprey nest and sitting right next to the osprey on the structure.

01/13/2016 by kmnoonan
Nest looks well formed and well maintained, 4 monk parakeets present at the bottom of the nest with nesting holes. 2 osprey sitting on the structure but not in the nest, assumed pair.

11/29/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, male flying ~100 feet away

11/22/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, no osprey nearby

11/15/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, male perched on ledge next to nest

11/08/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, no osprey nearby

11/01/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, no osprey nearby

10/25/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, no osprey nearby

10/18/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, no osprey nearby

10/11/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, no osprey nearby

06/25/2015 by jheckman
Nest done

05/27/2015 by Anna
Nest present, one adult female in nest

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

04/20/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, only female in nest. Looked like chicks were present and female was feeding

04/13/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, male and female in nest, appear to be incubating

04/06/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, female on nest, sitting low. Most likely incubating

03/30/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, male and female on nest. Appear to be incubating

03/23/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, male and female on nest. Both flew off while observing and didn't return quickly

03/09/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, female on nest. Possible incubation

03/02/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, male perched on ledge next to nest

02/23/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, male and female in nest

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

01/22/2015 by Grant Banko
Nest in platform, no osprey present, monk parakeets near nest

01/16/2015 by Grant Banko
Nest in platform, no osprey present

01/10/2015 by Grant Banko
Nest in platform, 1 male osprey on the edge of the platform looking over the nest

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

11/28/2014 by Eileen
Nest present, male flying ~50 feet away

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

11/14/2014 by Eileen
Nest present, no osprey nearby

11/07/2014 by Eileen
Nest present, no osprey nearby

10/29/2014 by Eileen
Nest present, no osprey nearby

10/21/2014 by Eileen
Nest present, male perched on ledge with fish

10/13/2014 by Eileen
Nest present, male flying ~50 feet away

10/03/2014 by Eileen
Nest present, no osprey nearby

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

09/20/2014 by Eileen
Nest present, adult flying ~100 feet away

09/11/2014 by Eileen
Nest present, adult flew off as we walked up

05/08/2014 by Selena B
I updated the activity report listing the nest as not occupied or active but it is still showing as yes. I wanted to clarify to prevent any confusion.

05/04/2014 by Selena B
No osprey in or near by platform. Still no nesting materials remain.

04/26/2014 by Selena B
No nest or osprey present on platform.

02/15/2014 by Selena B
No parts of nest remaining or osprey nearby. Nest failure unknown.

02/09/2014 by Selena B
Minimal nest ruminants on light. No ospreys seen nearby.

01/16/2014 by John James Audubahn
01/12/14 Male and Female Ospreys developing nest. Nest is located directly on top of the lights 01/15/14 One female perched in nest.

08/01/2013 by Beth
Adults arrived January 2013. Incubation began during March 2013. Chicks first seen in nest 4/29/2013. Pair last seen at nest July 2013.