Nest #1189

Nickname: EC Forever Wild
Nest substrate: Dead Tree
Nest Location Description: Located in a tree on the edge of the Forever Wild pond close to the road and the blue fence, low nest
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: OspreyWatch Pinellas, Eckerd College, Florida Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 27.714733
Longitude: -82.681848
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 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 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 nest destroyed during storm
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 05/13/2014
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure adult abandonment
2015 Nest Activity Report by erohrka
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 Owl had taken over previously
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
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure nest destroyed by substrate loss
2019 Nest Activity Report by Isaiah
Adult arrival 02/07/2019 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

04/26/2019 by Isaiah
Osprey present but could only make out tailfeathers sticking out of the edge of the nest

04/08/2019 by Isaiah
Nest empty

03/27/2019 by Isaiah
Nest empty

03/10/2019 by Isaiah
Female in the tree near the nest

02/12/2019 by Isaiah
no visible osprey but could hear one calling very close by (as if over the pond but I couldn’t see one) Also two males perched above recycling center

03/27/2018 by Rkirchn
Male on tree next to nest eating. Heard young, but did not see them.

02/21/2018 by Henley
Male on tree next to nest

02/15/2018 by Henley
Male and female mating on tree next to the nest

12/05/2017 by Henley
Nest is well-maintained; no osprey present

11/27/2017 by Henley
New nest is present; it is large and very well-maintained; no osprey at nest, but I could hear one nearby

11/07/2017 by Henley
Nest is gone; no osprey in area

10/12/2017 by Henley
Nest is very well-maintained with lots of moss

09/27/2017 by Henley
Nest was well-maintained with sticks and moss; several ospreys in area (less than 100 yards away)

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

05/05/2017 by BWilcox
Nest in good condition, no osprey seen during observation.

04/28/2017 by BWilcox
Nest still in good condition with an adult in incubation posture

04/20/2017 by BWilcox
Nest in great condition. Adult in incubation posture very deep in nest.

04/07/2017 by BWilcox
Nest in good shape. I couldn't see any osprey, but the nest is pretty deep so they could be incubating.

03/24/2017 by BWilcox
Turns out I have been looking in the wrong spot! Nest is here, in good condition, and both adult osprey are in the nest, probably incubating

03/17/2017 by BWilcox
No nest

03/10/2017 by BWilcox
No nest, and no osprey in the area

03/01/2017 by BWilcox
No nest and no osprey

02/23/2017 by BWilcox
No nest

02/17/2017 by BWilcox
No nest

02/09/2017 by BWilcox
no nest

01/24/2017 by tjlong
No nest.

01/21/2017 by tjlong
No nest.

01/14/2017 by tjlong
No sign of nest. all dead trees have been blown in half.

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

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

09/23/2016 by BWilcox
No nest present, one osprey flying near the area

07/19/2016 by Nicole27
No nest present. No osprey nearby.

05/03/2016 by Eileen
No nest present. No osprey nearby

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

04/19/2016 by Eileen
No nest present. No osprey nearby

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. No osprey nearby

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

03/08/2016 by Eileen
nest present but no osprey nearby

03/01/2016 by Eileen
Nest present but no osprey nearby

02/23/2016 by Eileen
Nest present but no osprey nearby

02/16/2016 by Eileen
Nest present but not in great shape - no osprey nearby

02/09/2016 by Eileen
Nest present but not in great shape - no osprey nearby

01/27/2016 by Sarah R.
Nest present but appeared to have suffered some damage in recent rains. No osprey were observed near the nest, which appeared to be unused.

01/19/2016 by Sarah R.
Nest present and not well-maintained. No osprey observed near the nest, only flying overhead. Nest may have suffered some damage from recent storms but is still mostly intact in the tree.

01/12/2016 by Sarah R.
Nest present, although not well-maintained. A female was observed in a tree ~30 feet away from the nest. It was unclear if the nest will be used.

11/29/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, no osprey nearby

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, 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

09/17/2015 by Beth
Nest present, no osprey nearby

09/09/2015 by Beth
Nest present, no ospreys nearby

05/27/2015 by erohrka
Nest present. No osprey or owl present. Vacant

02/16/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, Great horned owl sitting in nest

01/21/2015 by Kyle Harding
Nest present, no osprey present. Great horned owl in nest.

01/13/2015 by Kyle Harding
Nest present on dead tree with no vines or leafs on it. No ospreys seen.

01/10/2015 by Kyle Harding
According to the picture, nest is not present but there is a nest nearby on a deadtree but no ospreys seen.

11/14/2014 by Eileen
No nest found, no osprey nearby

11/07/2014 by Eileen
No nest found, no osprey nearby

10/29/2014 by Eileen
No nest found, no osprey nearby

10/21/2014 by Eileen
No nest found, no osprey nearby

10/13/2014 by Eileen
No nest found, no osprey nearby

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

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

09/20/2014 by Eileen
No nest present, no ospreys nearby

05/08/2014 by Selena B
No osprey in or near by nest.

05/04/2014 by Selena B
No osprey in or near by 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
No ospreys in or near nest.

03/30/2014 by Selena B
Male sitting in tree

03/25/2014 by Selena B
Male and female both perched in tree beside the nest

03/15/2014 by Selena B
No osprey in nest but a male was flying near by

03/08/2014 by Selena B
Female perched in the tree next to nest.

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

02/22/2014 by Selena B
No osprey in nest. Male flying near by.

01/21/2014 by Whit
The nest is still growing. The male flew in with a piece of moss to add to the nest, while the female was in a nearby tree eating a fish.

01/15/2014 by Whit
Still adding to the new nest, male was near the nest.

01/12/2014 by Whit
Rebuilding the nest in a dead tree at Forever Wild.

08/01/2013 by Beth
Adults arrived January 2013. Incubation began during February 2013. Pair last seen at nest June 2013.