Nest #1179

Nickname: EC Baseball Center Field
Nest substrate: Utility Pole
Nest Location Description: It's located in center field by the Eckerd College baseball fields.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: OspreyWatch Pinellas, Eckerd College, Florida Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 27.7162770612
Longitude: -82.6821961349182
Followers: 21

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 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 Whit
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
2014 Nest Activity Report by Selena B
Adult arrival 01/12/2014 Nestlings 0
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 0
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure 04/21/2014
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure adult abandonment
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 unknown reason
2016 Nest Activity Report by Sarah R.
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 01/19/2016 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 01/17/2017 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

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

12/05/2017 by Henley
Osprey on metal cage at nest; nest is very tall; monk parakeet present

11/27/2017 by Henley
Medium-sized nest; no osprey present

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

10/12/2017 by Henley
Osprey at nest

09/27/2017 by Henley
Well-maintained nest; male and female ospreys perched next to each other on light post next to the nest (between light posts of nest 1175 and 1179)

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

05/28/2017 by BWilcox
Adult male was perched beside the nest throughout the observation

05/28/2017 by BWilcox
Adult male was perched beside the nest throughout the observation

05/05/2017 by BWilcox
Adult male sitting in nest. No chicks were visible, but I could hear them.

04/20/2017 by BWilcox
Nothing is visible inside the nest. Adult male is perched on the light beside it, and an adult female is perched on the fence below the nest.

04/07/2017 by BWilcox
Nest present and intact. An adult male flew into nest during observation, but once he was in nest I could not see him at all.

03/24/2017 by BWilcox
Nest present, adult male perched beside nest

03/17/2017 by BWilcox
Nest present, adult female perched on edge of nest

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

03/01/2017 by BWilcox
Nest present, one adult male perched on edge

02/23/2017 by BWilcox
Nest present, one adult male perched on edge of nest

02/17/2017 by BWilcox
Nest not in great shape, one adult female present

02/09/2017 by BWilcox
Made perched on edge of nest. Nest present and intact

01/27/2017 by tjlong
female roosted in incubation posture. male perched on the edge of the nest.

01/24/2017 by tjlong
Male perched on the edge of the nest. no sign of female during observation.

01/21/2017 by tjlong
male roosted during entire observational period. no sign of female.

01/14/2017 by tjlong
female roosted during observation but not in incubation posture. Several (7) adults circling the athletic fields and waterfront p-lot area.

01/09/2017 by tjlong
No adults roosted. male perched on adjacent utility pole between 1175 & 1179

01/05/2017 by tjlong
well established nest present. no adults present during observation.

12/06/2016 by HaleyKaz
Nest was present, but no birds were in the area.

11/11/2016 by HaleyKaz
Nest is present, male osprey was sitting on the nest.

10/27/2016 by HaleyKaz
Osprey present on top of this nest and one male flying near it.

09/23/2016 by HaleyKaz
There were parakeets in this nest and an osprey flying near that we couldn't identify the gender of.

09/23/2016 by BWilcox
Nest present. Osprey flying near the nest, and parakeets inside the nest.

07/27/2016 by Nicole27
Nest falling apart. No osprey seen in or around nest.

05/03/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Male and female in nest. Many light peeps make me think there are chicks however could not see them

04/26/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Female in nest

04/19/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Female and male in nest with chicks. Did not observe chicks but adult behavior leads thinking there are chicks in the nest

04/12/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Female sitting low in nest

04/05/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Female in nest moving around. Most likely chicks present

03/29/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Incubation likely - female in nest. Male feeding something to female then flew away

03/22/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Female in nest - incubation

03/15/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Female in nest. Male landed on nest then took off immediately and flew away

03/08/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Male and female in nest - most likely incubation.

03/01/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Female in nest - most likely incubating

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

02/16/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Female sitting low in nest. Male perched on ledge next to nest. Most likely incubation occurring

02/09/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Female sitting in nest - possible incubation

01/27/2016 by Sarah R.
Nest present with female incubating and male continuing to build the nest.

01/19/2016 by Sarah R.
Nest present and well-maintained. Female was incubating, and male brought additional nesting material.

01/12/2016 by Sarah R.
Nest present and well-maintained with female sitting on a light above the nest.

11/29/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, male in nest

11/22/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, male in nest with female!

11/15/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, male in nest then flew away

11/08/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, male flying ~100 feet away, lands on ledge next to nest, immediately flys away

11/01/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, male sitting in nest

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

05/27/2015 by Amanda H
Nest Present; 1 Adult Male

04/27/2015 by Eileen
No nest present

04/20/2015 by Eileen
No nest present

04/13/2015 by Eileen
No nest present

04/06/2015 by Eileen
No nest present

03/30/2015 by Eileen
No nest present

03/23/2015 by Eileen
No nest present

03/09/2015 by Eileen
No nest present

03/02/2015 by Eileen
No nest present

02/23/2015 by Eileen
No nest present

02/16/2015 by Eileen
No nest present

01/22/2015 by Grant Banko
Nest present, no osprey in nest

01/16/2015 by Grant Banko
Nest present, but no osprey, 2 laughing gulls flying over.

01/10/2015 by Grant Banko
No nest present, male osprey on top of light pole. Nest present on light pole on other side of centerfield.

12/05/2014 by Eileen
No nest present

11/28/2014 by Eileen
No nest present

11/21/2014 by Eileen
No nest present

11/14/2014 by Eileen
No nest present

11/07/2014 by Eileen
No nest present

10/13/2014 by Eileen
No nest present

10/03/2014 by Eileen
No nest present but male perched on ledge

09/27/2014 by Eileen
No nest present

09/20/2014 by Eileen
No nest present, male perched on ledge

09/11/2014 by Eileen
No nest present...clear evidence of past nest (twigs)

06/22/2014 by Eli
Nest has been destroyed...

05/04/2014 by Selena B
No osprey near by nest and no visible activity in nest.

04/26/2014 by Selena B
No osprey in or near by nest.

04/21/2014 by Selena B
No osprey in or near by nest.

04/13/2014 by Selena B
Female and male in nest. The osprey seem to have returned to the nest.

03/25/2014 by Selena B
No osprey activity.

02/15/2014 by Selena B
No ospreys occupying the nest or nearby.

02/09/2014 by Selena B
No osprey present but there was a lot of chirping from nest. Male osprey flying nearby.

01/21/2014 by Whit
The male was perched near the nest eating a fish of some kind while the female was not present at the nest.

01/15/2014 by Whit
Today the female was perched on the edge of the nest while the male was spotted on the light to the right of the nest.

01/12/2014 by Whit
Both perched on the edge of nest

08/01/2013 by Beth
Adults arrived January 2013. Incubation began during February 2013. Chicks first seen in nest 5/1/2013. Pair last seen at nest July 2013.