Nest #1182

Nickname: EC Soccer Field NW Corner
Nest substrate: Utility Pole
Nest Location Description: Eckerd College soccer turf field, near main road
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: OspreyWatch Pinellas, Eckerd College, Florida Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 27.715827
Longitude: -82.684943
Followers: None

Past Seasons

Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012

Activity reports

2012 Nest Activity Report by Beth
Adult arrival Nestlings 1
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 1
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging 04/28/2012
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure 04/30/2012
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure other
2013 Nest Activity Report by Beth
Adult arrival Nestlings 2
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
2014 Nest Activity Report by Shelbz
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 01/12/2014 Nestlings 1
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 1
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching 03/26/2014 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 kace
Adult arrival Nestlings 2
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 BirdMan
Adult arrival Nestlings 3
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 02/05/2015 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2015 Nest Activity Report by Erin
Adult arrival 05/27/2015 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 3
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging 05/27/2015
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2014 Nest Activity Report by Erin
Adult arrival Nestlings 0
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 3
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 ckelly997
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 Sarah R.
Adult arrival 01/12/2016 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 01/12/2016 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2016 Nest Activity Report by kmnoonan
Adult arrival 04/12/2016 Nestlings 2
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 01/12/2016 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 04/13/2016 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 01/14/2017 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2017 Nest Activity Report by HaleyKaz
Adult arrival 01/09/2017 Nestlings 1
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 1
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 01/14/2017 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2018 Nest Activity Report by Rkirchn
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
2019 Nest Activity Report by Isaiah
Adult arrival 02/14/2019 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching 04/21/2019 Reason for nest failure

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

by Henley

04/28/2019 by Isaiah
Chick was seen in the nest, female in the nest with it

04/08/2019 by Isaiah
Female standing in the nest while male sits in the nest. Female appears to be watching

03/28/2019 by Isaiah
Nest Empty, but Osprey of unknown gender on each adjacent pole

02/25/2019 by Isaiah
Female sitting in the nest. Male was sitting on the light pole nearby

02/07/2019 by Isaiah
Male was seen flying above, female not seen

03/06/2018 by Rkirchn
Male & Female have been present at the nest for about 50% of observations. There does not appear to be a presence of chicks/fledges

02/21/2018 by Henley
Male in nest on platform

02/15/2018 by Henley
Male in nest, being very vocal

11/15/2017 by Tom
No Osprey. Green monk Parakeets present at bottom of the nest

11/03/2017 by Tom
No Osprey. Green monk Parakeets present at bottom of the nest

10/21/2017 by Tom
No Osprey. Green monk Parakeets present at bottom of the nest

10/05/2017 by Tom
No Osprey Present

10/03/2017 by Tom
No osprey present

05/05/2017 by HaleyKaz
The head of what might have been a chick was visible.

04/28/2017 by HaleyKaz
An adult was laying in the nest, no chicks were visible but there were monk parakeets under the nest.

04/21/2017 by HaleyKaz
A adult osprey was present in the nest.

04/14/2017 by HaleyKaz
2 osprey were present in nest, one flew away and the other stayed and appeared to be feeding chicks.

04/07/2017 by HaleyKaz
An osprey was present and indubating, monk parakeets were also present.

03/17/2017 by HaleyKaz
No ospreys were visible in the nest.

03/10/2017 by HaleyKaz
Both osprey were present in the nest, female incubating with male perched next to her. The male flew away and came back within the time that I was there. Monk parakeets were present around the nest.

03/03/2017 by HaleyKaz
There was no osprey visible in the nest but there were monk parakeets in the nest.

02/24/2017 by HaleyKaz
There was a pair of osprey sitting in the nest, and the male moved to the edge of the light. There were also parakeets in the nest.

02/17/2017 by HaleyKaz
A male osprey was sitting in the nest and bending forward periodically, possibly feeding chicks.

02/11/2017 by HaleyKaz
Female was present in incubation posture.

01/27/2017 by tjlong
both adults roosted. female in incubation posture for the entire observation period.

01/24/2017 by tjlong
Pair roosted. male appeared to be in incubation posture for a short period of time.

01/21/2017 by tjlong
pair roosted. male seemed to be in incubation posture.

01/14/2017 by tjlong
pair roosted. female appears to be in incubation posture with flat back and spread wings during the entire observation. Male doesn't appear to be as pale as previously recorded.

01/09/2017 by tjlong
Pair roosted. female looks small and the male is VERY pale in coloration.

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

12/05/2016 by HaleyKaz
Nest was present with no birds in the area.

11/11/2016 by HaleyKaz
Makes osprey was present on this nest and the nest looked very large and well maintained.

10/27/2016 by HaleyKaz
Nest is present with parakeets but no Osprey near it.

09/23/2016 by HaleyKaz
There was an osprey spotted on this nest but it flew away before the gender could be identified.

09/23/2016 by BWilcox
The nest is present, and there was an osprey on and around the nest.

07/19/2016 by Nicole27
Nest in good condition. Adult male spotted in nest, and then flew off.

05/05/2016 by kmnoonan
4 birds visible in the nest. Appears to be adult male and female feeding two chicks. Chicks have barring on wings and are about half the size of the adults.

04/20/2016 by kmnoonan
Male in nest, eating and tearing meat off of fish and feeding to chicks. Two chicks visible in nest, one about the size of a softball. Female on nearby light pole vocalizing, and monk parakeets nest building.

04/14/2016 by kmnoonan
Mother in nest and at least 2 chicks visible with their heads out of the nest. Male not seen in area.

04/04/2016 by kmnoonan
Female in nest, and male on nearby structure eating a fish. Thought I saw something move in the nest. Monk parakeets and starlings present.

03/20/2016 by kmnoonan
One male and one female in nest, male was preening. Monk parakeets nest building.

03/10/2016 by kmnoonan
One bird present in nest, but unable to determine gender. Other ospreys in the area but none landed in or got close to nest while I observed it.

03/05/2016 by kmnoonan
One bird present in nest, unable to determine gender, but assumed female. Male on nearby post with fish, vocalizing back and forth to bird in nest. Soft calling still heard, but unable to see much of anything in the nest. Monk parakeets nest building and starlings present

02/26/2016 by kmnoonan
One bird present in nest joined by a second bird; assumed pair. The first bird flew off and then returned. When returned, there was a strange, soft, low calling from the nest the pair were dipping their heads in the nest- possible chicks?

02/16/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Osprey - couldn't identify gender - in nest.

02/09/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Male brought twigs to nest. No female in sight

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

01/19/2016 by Sarah R.
Nest present and well-maintained with female incubating eggs. Multiple males were nearby and flew overhead, but none landed near the nest.

01/12/2016 by Sarah R.
Large, well-maintained nest with male perched outside the nest and female sitting in the nest, potentially incubating.

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

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

11/15/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, no osprey nearby

11/08/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, osprey ~300 feet away

11/01/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, male on ledge next to nest then flew away

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

10/18/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, male flying ~300 feet away

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

06/25/2015 by ckelly997
Nest is now vacant, no birds in or around nest

06/01/2015 by Erin
One fledgling in the nest, two fledglings on near by pole. Adults not found.

05/27/2015 by Erin
No birds observed in the nest. 3 fledglings on the nearby bleachers. Adults not found,

05/10/2015 by BirdMan
One adult female on nest edge with 2 older chicks

05/01/2015 by BirdMan
Adult pair feeding 2 chicks

04/21/2015 by BirdMan
One adult in nest, feeding 2 chicks

04/17/2015 by BirdMan
One adult in nest with 2 chicks.

04/10/2015 by BirdMan
Pair in nest with 2-3 chicks. Feeding them freshly-caught fish. Chicks appear older so previous observations have likely missed them when very young.

04/02/2015 by BirdMan
One adult incubating in nest

03/10/2015 by BirdMan
One adult incubating in nest

03/04/2015 by BirdMan
One adult incubating in nest, could not determine gender

02/24/2015 by BirdMan
One adult incubating in nest, could not determine gender

02/13/2015 by BirdMan
Nest present, one adult female incubating in nest.

02/05/2015 by BirdMan
Nest present, one adult female incubating in nest and one adult male perched on utility pole to the right.

01/22/2015 by kace
Nest present, one female present in the vicinity

01/19/2015 by kace
Nest present, one adult male present.

01/10/2015 by kace
Nest Present, one adult female, and 3 baby birds.

12/10/2014 by BirdMan
One adult male perched in nest, no apparent interaction within nest.

12/02/2014 by BirdMan
Nest present, empty

11/26/2014 by BirdMan
One adult male perched in nest, no interaction observed within nest.

11/17/2014 by BirdMan
Nest present, empty

11/10/2014 by BirdMan
Nest present, empty

10/31/2014 by BirdMan
One adult male perched in nest, no interaction within nest

10/23/2014 by BirdMan
Nest empty, one adult male perched on same utility pole as nest

10/16/2014 by BirdMan
Nest empty, one adult male perched immediately beside nest on same utility pole.

10/09/2014 by BirdMan
Nest empty, one adult male perched immediately next to nest on light pole. No apparent interaction within nest.

10/02/2014 by BirdMan
Nest empty, one adult male perched on top of next closest utility pole to the utility pole with nest

09/25/2014 by BirdMan
One adult male perched on the side of the nest. No interaction within nest.

09/20/2014 by BirdMan
Nest present, empty

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

07/06/2014 by Eli
One female was at the nest

06/22/2014 by Eli
One chick in the nest possibly a fledgling, no adults were present.

05/08/2014 by Selena B
Male and female in nest with fledgling. Difficult to tell adults apart from fledgling because it is so big.

05/04/2014 by Selena B
Female in nest, appears to be feeding but still no absolutely verification on any hatchlings because nest is to tall.

04/26/2014 by Selena B
Female and male ospreys in nest. There is a high possibility of a chick being in the nest due to activity but need more observations to verify.

04/21/2014 by Selena B
Female osprey in nest.

04/13/2014 by Selena B
Female and male osprey in nest.

03/30/2014 by Selena B
Female in nest, male flying near by

03/25/2014 by Selena B
Female in nest; male flying near by then landed in nest with female

03/08/2014 by Selena B
Female osprey in the nest.

03/01/2014 by Selena B
No osprey in or nearby the nest.

02/15/2014 by Selena B
Female osprey in nest. No male seen.

02/09/2014 by Selena B
Osprey in nest but gender undetermined as it's hard to see due to the nest being very rounded and extremely tall. Male osprey was nearby.

01/22/2014 by Shelbz
Nest was still there and a male was occupying the nest.

01/15/2014 by Shelbz
Many ospreys were present around the area, male was still close by this nest.

01/12/2014 by Shelbz
Nest was still there and had a male sitting by the nest.

08/01/2013 by Beth
Adults arrived December 2012. Incubation began during January 2013. Chicks first seen in nest 2/15/2013. Pair last seen at nest June 2013.