Nest #1176

Nickname: EC Cell Tower
Nest substrate: Cell tower
Nest Location Description: Near the waterfront
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: OspreyWatch Pinellas, Eckerd College, Florida Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 27.714111
Longitude: -82.68281
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
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
Nest Occupied   Fledglings
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 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 Eli
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 nest destroyed during storm
2015 Nest Activity Report by Molly F
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 Nestlings
Nest Occupied No Fledglings
Nest Active   First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure 01/01/2017
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure unknown reason

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

12/05/2017 by Henley
Osprey flying in sky near tower; no nest present

11/27/2017 by Henley
Many small birds on cell tower; I could hear an osprey nearby but could not see one at the tower; no nest observed

11/07/2017 by Henley
Lots of monk parakeets; It sounds like an osprey is nearby, but I did not see one

10/28/2017 by Henley
osprey at the top of the tower; no nest present

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

09/27/2017 by Henley
No nest present; 2 ospreys seen circling nearby in the sky

05/05/2017 by BWilcox
No nest

04/28/2017 by BWilcox
No nest

04/20/2017 by BWilcox
No nest

04/07/2017 by BWilcox
Could be a nest deep in the tower, with some monk parakeets? Hard to see.

03/24/2017 by BWilcox
No nest

03/17/2017 by BWilcox
No nest

03/10/2017 by BWilcox
No nest, no osprey

03/01/2017 by BWilcox
Nothing here

02/23/2017 by BWilcox
No nest present and no osprey present.

02/17/2017 by BWilcox
Female perched on tower, no nest

02/09/2017 by BWilcox
No nest and no osprey

01/27/2017 by tjlong
male perched. no nest

01/24/2017 by tjlong
No nest or adults present.

01/21/2017 by tjlong
no sign of nest. female perched.

01/14/2017 by tjlong
No sign of nest

01/09/2017 by tjlong
No sign of nest.

01/05/2017 by tjlong
No sign of nest.

12/05/2016 by BWilcox
No nest and no osprey near

11/11/2016 by BWilcox
No nest present, and no osprey seen in the area.

10/27/2016 by BWilcox
No nest. Male flying in the area

09/23/2016 by HaleyKaz
No nest present. No osprey nearby.

09/23/2016 by BWilcox
No nest present, and no osprey in the area

05/03/2016 by Eileen
No nest present. Male flying ~400 feet away

04/26/2016 by Eileen
No nest present. No osprey nearby

04/19/2016 by Eileen
No nest present. Male flying ~200 feet away

04/12/2016 by Eileen
No nest present. No osprey nearby

04/05/2016 by Eileen
No nest present. No osprey nearby

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

03/22/2016 by Eileen
No nest present. Male flying ~300 feet away

03/15/2016 by Eileen
No nest present. No osprey nearby

03/08/2016 by Eileen
No nest present. No osprey nearby

03/01/2016 by Eileen
No nest present. No osprey nearby

02/23/2016 by Eileen
No nest present. No osprey nearby

02/16/2016 by Eileen
No nest present. No osprey nearby

02/09/2016 by Eileen
No nest present. No osprey nearby

01/28/2016 by kmnoonan
No nest present, one osprey (gender undetermined) observed sitting on the arm of the tower, but no other ospreys in the area.

01/19/2016 by kmnoonan
No nest present, and no ospreys in the area.

01/12/2016 by kmnoonan
No nest present, but a male osprey was seen perched on an arm of the tower, possibly surveying a nesting site? No female seemed to be in the area.

12/16/2015 by Beth
No nest present, male osprey eating fish. Might be male of lower nearby-nest

11/17/2015 by Beth
No nest present, and no ospreys

10/30/2015 by Beth
No nest present, but one male osprey perched at top of tower

10/23/2015 by Beth
No nest present, and no ospreys

10/16/2015 by Beth
No nest and no ospresy

10/09/2015 by Beth
No nest present, and no ospreys

10/02/2015 by Beth
No nest present and no ospreys

09/18/2015 by Beth
No nest present and no osprey

05/27/2015 by Molly F
There was no nest present, and no ospreys observed.

05/10/2015 by BirdMan
One adult male perched on tower

05/01/2015 by BirdMan
One adult perched on tower

04/21/2015 by BirdMan
Adult pair perched on top of tower

04/17/2015 by BirdMan
One adult male perched on tower

04/10/2015 by BirdMan
Adult pair perched on top of tower, slight accumulation of twigs

04/02/2015 by BirdMan
One adult male perched on top of tower

03/10/2015 by BirdMan
No nest present

03/04/2015 by BirdMan
No nest present, but adult female perched on top of tower

02/24/2015 by BirdMan
No nest present

02/13/2015 by BirdMan
No nest present, one adult male perched on top of tower.

02/05/2015 by BirdMan
No nest present, one adult male perched on top of tower.

01/22/2015 by kace
No nest present

01/16/2015 by kace
No nest present

01/11/2015 by kace
No nest present

12/10/2014 by BirdMan
No nest present, no ospreys observed

12/02/2014 by BirdMan
No nest present, no ospreys observed

11/26/2014 by BirdMan
No nest present, no ospreys observed

11/17/2014 by BirdMan
No nest present, no ospreys observed

11/10/2014 by BirdMan
No nest present, no ospreys observed

10/31/2014 by BirdMan
No nest present, no ospreys in vicinity

10/23/2014 by BirdMan
No nest present, no ospreys observed

10/16/2014 by BirdMan
No nest present, no ospreys observed

10/09/2014 by BirdMan
No nest present, no ospreys observed

10/03/2014 by Eileen
No nest present, no osprey nearby

09/27/2014 by Eileen
No nest present, no ospreys nearby

09/20/2014 by Eileen
No nest present, osprey flying ~20 feet away briefly

09/11/2014 by Eileen
No nest present and no ospreys nearby

02/09/2014 by Selena B
No nest seen and no nearby ospreys.

01/15/2014 by Anna
I believe the nest fell in a storm or was removed.

08/01/2013 by Beth
Adults arrived January 2013. .