Nest #1183

Nickname: NE: 3rd St. & 38th Ave
Nest substrate: Utility Pole
Nest Location Description: This pair first nested in the Publix parking lot on a light pole. They later moved to the cell tower across the street when their nest disappeared. Remnants of nest now in northwest corner of publix parking lot on light pole near "menchies". Check all around parking lot and cell towers across street. Moved to lamp post in the BB&T parking lot, across from publix.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: OspreyWatch Pinellas, Eckerd College, Florida Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 27.8072281740076
Longitude: -82.6356471838532
Followers: 24

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 02/10/2012 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
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 was very small
2014 Nest Activity Report by jmkuperb
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied   Fledglings
Nest Active   First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure 04/28/2014
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure nest destroyed during storm
2014 Nest Activity Report by laacuna
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
2015 Nest Activity Report by Beth
Adult arrival 02/06/2015 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active   First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure 04/19/2015
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure unknown reason
2015 Nest Activity Report by LibbyWilkinson
Adult arrival 02/20/2015 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
2015 Nest Activity Report by Erin
Adult arrival Nestlings
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
2015 Nest Activity Report by jheckman
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 2
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed 07/05/2015
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2016 Nest Activity Report by Conner C.
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 KC
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 2
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed 06/28/2016
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2017 Nest Activity Report by KatieG
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 01/16/2017 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2017 Nest Activity Report by carly
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

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

12/10/2017 by Emily Gould
Nest is small and fairly flat. Osprey perched in nest.

11/30/2017 by Emily Gould
Build up of a nest. Female osprey perched in nest.

11/16/2017 by Emily Gould
Nest is falling apart and is almost gone.

10/25/2017 by Emily Gould
Nest is not well maintained and is falling apart.

10/06/2017 by Emily Gould
Nest is falling apart

09/23/2017 by Emily Gould
Nest is large. No osprey sighted.

07/11/2017 by Maddie
Nest Condition: Very large nest Ospreys: none

07/05/2017 by Maddie
Nest Condition: Good, very full nest Ospreys: two ospreys present, unable to determine sex

06/17/2017 by Maddie
Good big nest. No ospreys present Original nest in Publix is abandon, birds seemed to have moved to cell tower

05/04/2017 by carly
female low in nest

05/04/2017 by carly
female low in nest

04/30/2017 by carly
female low in nest

04/24/2017 by carly
female low in nest

04/16/2017 by carly
female standing in nest

04/13/2017 by carly
nest is bigger female is low in nest

04/02/2017 by carly
female there and standing but no male

03/19/2017 by carly
The female was standing and looking around a lot and male left when I arrived

03/09/2017 by carly
female standing in nest but no male

03/03/2017 by carly
male was building the nest

02/24/2017 by carly
female standing in middle of nest - nest is not big

02/16/2017 by carly
nest small, male is standing in the nest, no female

02/09/2017 by carly
nest is small, no osprey in nest

01/24/2017 by AllyMoran
Female is in nest, male is flying around over the parking lot

01/22/2017 by KatieG
female incubating, male seen perched nearby

01/19/2017 by AllyMoran
No osprey visible, but could be sitting very low in nest incubating.

01/17/2017 by KatieG
female looks to be incubating sitting low and wide in nest, male perched nearby

01/09/2017 by AllyMoran
Nest appears to be larger, with both male and female osprey in the nest. Possible incubation.

01/06/2017 by KatieG
well-maintaned, recently added to nest, unknown gender perched 100 yards away.

12/09/2016 by carly
nest maintained

11/13/2016 by carly
nest visible no ospreys were sited

10/20/2016 by carly
nest visible no osprey

09/30/2016 by carly
nest visible, no osprey present at moment

06/28/2016 by KC
2 fledglings in nest. A large osprey across the street perched on light post at Bank of America sex unknown. No other signs of adults.

05/05/2016 by smgordon
1 osprey sitting on nest sitting down low. Sex unknown. Nest looks the same.

04/21/2016 by smgordon
no activity on nest but female osprey on light pole in parking lot. Possible active nest in area that I have not found

04/07/2016 by smgordon
abandoned nest, no ospreys in area

03/22/2016 by smgordon
Nest still abandoned, no ospreys in area

03/08/2016 by smgordon
Abandoned nest, no ospreys in area.

03/08/2016 by smgordon
Abandoned nest, no ospreys in area.

03/01/2016 by smgordon
No ospreys in area. Two abandoned unkept nests in Publix parking lot.

02/16/2016 by smgordon
Remnants of nest (pieces hanging down, very small) on light pole in north west corner of publix parking lot (near "menchies"). no birds around.

01/11/2016 by Conner C.
Could not find nest.

11/19/2015 by CJGraham
no nest, no birds

10/14/2015 by CJGraham
destroyed, no birds

09/29/2015 by CJGraham
destroyed

09/21/2015 by Erin
Nest Destroyed. No birds of any kind nearby.

07/05/2015 by jheckman
2 fledge in nest

06/17/2015 by Erin
1 adult, 2 fledge at light in Publix parking lot

05/03/2015 by Danielle M
Unoccupied nest with an adult male nearby.

05/03/2015 by Danielle M
Unoccupied nest with an adult male nearby.

04/19/2015 by Danielle M
No osprey in nest.

04/12/2015 by Danielle M
Female sitting in the nest.

04/05/2015 by LibbyWilkinson
One male on side of nest

03/29/2015 by Danielle M
1 adult male near the nest, but no osprey in the nest.

03/23/2015 by LibbyWilkinson
One female sitting in nest

03/14/2015 by Danielle M
Unoccupied nest, one adult flying nearby.

03/06/2015 by LibbyWilkinson
1 adult female seen sitting in nest, no male in area

02/27/2015 by Danielle M
1 unidentified adult in the nest.

02/20/2015 by LibbyWilkinson
One adult female seen sitting low in nest, one adult male flying around the area. No ospreys were seen on or around the cell tower.

02/06/2015 by LibbyWilkinson
Not very developed nest on light post in Publix parking lot, about 3-4 adults spotted flying between Publix nest and cell tower across the street. Not sure if there are two nests now or the birds moved nests.

01/21/2015 by JHooten
No nest and no activity.

01/16/2015 by JHooten
No nest and no activity.

01/09/2015 by JHooten
No nest and no activity.

07/15/2014 by laacuna
We found a female around the nest but the nest looks kind of destroyed by last night storm

04/28/2014 by jmkuperb
Nest has been destroyed.

03/26/2014 by jmkuperb
No ospreys present, nest falling apary

03/12/2014 by jmkuperb
No ospreys at nest or nearby.

03/05/2014 by jmkuperb
no ospreys in nest, male on light post nearby.

02/26/2014 by jmkuperb
male bringing nesting materials to nest

02/19/2014 by jmkuperb
no ospreys in nest, nest appears to have fallen apart a bit.

02/12/2014 by jmkuperb
no ospreys in nest

02/04/2014 by jmkuperb
Female in nest, no signs of incubation.

01/14/2014 by Rory
A pair of ospreys were around and about. The nest did not seem very built and looked quite bare. Must still be in the process of moving.

08/01/2013 by Beth
Adults arrived June 2013. Incubation began during June 2013.