Nest #1190

Nickname: EC Waterfront Parking Lot
Nest substrate: Utility Pole
Nest Location Description: Located on a low light pole in the center of the Eckerd College waterfront parking lot.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: OspreyWatch Pinellas, Eckerd College, Florida Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 27.7140091156204
Longitude: -82.6831911190491
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 03/09/2012 Nestlings 1
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 1
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging 05/01/2012
Egg laying Chicks last observed 05/01/2012
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2014 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 2
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 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 unknown reason
2014 Nest Activity Report by Selena B
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 unknown reason
2015 Nest Activity Report by BirdMan
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 02/24/2015 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2015 Nest Activity Report by Sage
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
2016 Nest Activity Report by Eileen
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed 04/26/2016
Incubation initiation 03/08/2016 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 04/05/2016 Reason for nest failure
2016 Nest Activity Report by Nicole27
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
2017 Nest Activity Report by tjlong
Adult arrival 01/14/2017 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 01/24/2017 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
Nest Activity Report by Isaiah
Adult arrival 02/06/2019 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

05/01/2019 by Isaiah
Male sitting in the nest, female flew off

04/14/2019 by Isaiah
Female and male in the nest feeding on a fish

04/03/2019 by Isaiah
unidentifiable gender laying in the nest

03/04/2019 by Isaiah
Female and male sitting in the nest crouched. Not much activity or observation going on

02/10/2019 by Isaiah
Male laying in the nest facing outward, female with a fish on the light post in the parking lot

03/27/2018 by Rkirchn
Female in nest appeared to be incubating

02/21/2018 by Henley
No ospreys in nest or in immediate vicinity

02/15/2018 by Henley
Male in nest, appeared to be cleaning chest feathers

12/05/2017 by Henley
No osprey present; nest is still small and pretty flat with some strings hanging from bottom

11/27/2017 by Henley
Nest seems to have more material than it did 11/07/17 but no osprey present

11/07/2017 by Henley
nest seems less well-maintained; no osprey nearby

10/12/2017 by Henley
Well-maintained nest; monk parakeets on nest and osprey on fence nearby

09/27/2017 by Henley
monk parakeets in nest; well-maintained nest with branches hanging from the bottom; no osprey in area

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

05/05/2017 by BWilcox
Adult female sitting in nest

04/28/2017 by BWilcox
There are no visible osprey in the nest, but one adult female was circling the area during observation.

04/20/2017 by BWilcox
Nest is in good shape, one adult in incubation posture

04/07/2017 by BWilcox
Nest intact, female in incubation posture, male watching from nearby cell tower.

03/24/2017 by BWilcox
Nest present and intact, but no osprey seen during observation

03/17/2017 by BWilcox
Female in incubation posture, and male observing from nearby cell tower

03/10/2017 by BWilcox
Nest present, male in nest in incubation posture, female sitting on edge of nest

03/01/2017 by BWilcox
Nest present, osprey seemingly incubating

03/01/2017 by BWilcox
Nest present, osprey seemingly incubating

02/23/2017 by BWilcox
Nest present and male and female perched in the nest, likely incubating

02/17/2017 by BWilcox
Nest present and in good condition, one female osprey watching nest from cell tower nearby.

02/09/2017 by BWilcox
Nest present and in good condition. No osprey present during observation.

01/27/2017 by tjlong
female in incubation posture during entire observation. male perched on adjacent cell tower.

01/24/2017 by tjlong
female appears to be in incubation posture. no sign of male nearby.

01/21/2017 by tjlong
male roosted temporarily. female perched on cell tower.

01/14/2017 by tjlong
No adults roosted during observation. male temporarily perched on adjacent cell tower.

01/09/2017 by tjlong
Large female roosted making rapid vocalizations during the entire observation.

01/05/2017 by tjlong
Nest Present. Adults were absent during observation.

12/05/2016 by BWilcox
Nest present, no osprey in the area

11/11/2016 by BWilcox
Nest present. No osprey in or around the nest.

10/28/2016 by BWilcox
Nest present, one male in the area

09/23/2016 by HaleyKaz
This nest was present and an osprey was spotted flying near it.

09/23/2016 by BWilcox
Nest present, one osprey flying around the area.

07/19/2016 by Nicole27
Nest in somewhat poor condition. No osprey spotted in or around nest.

05/03/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Female and chicks in nest!

04/26/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Chicks spotted! Female feeding them. Male flying away right when I arrived - never came back

04/19/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Female in nest. Male flew up with fish and then flew away. Female then looked like she was feeding chicks

04/12/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Female in nest feeding chicks

04/05/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Male and female in nest moving around - possible chicks

03/29/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Female in nest. Male flying ~100 feet away, never landed. Incubation likely

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

03/15/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Female sitting in nest - incubation

03/08/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Female in nest. Possible incubation

03/01/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Female sitting in nest. Male flying `200 feet away but never landed then flew away

02/23/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Female sitting in nest

02/16/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Unknown gender osprey perched in nest

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

01/27/2016 by Sarah R.
Nest present with female observed standing on utility pole. Closest male was on the cell phone tower ~100 feet away. The nest may be rebuilt, but no active building was observed.

01/19/2016 by Sarah R.
Nest present but not well-maintained. No osprey were observed near it.

01/12/2016 by Sarah R.
Nest present but not well-maintained with pieces of moss and twigs hanging down from the utility pole. The nearest observed osprey were on the cell tower and did not appear to be actively nesting here.

12/16/2015 by Beth
Nest present but not well-maintained. No osprey were observed near it.

11/17/2015 by Beth
Nest present but not well-maintained. No osprey were observed near it.

10/30/2015 by Beth
nest present, but does not look maintained, no ospreys near - except male on cell tower (but that is an old nest too)

10/23/2015 by Beth
nest present, but does not look maintained, male was seen on nearby tree

10/16/2015 by Beth
nest present, but does not look maintained, no ospreys near -

10/09/2015 by Beth
nest present, but does not look maintained, no ospreys near

10/02/2015 by Beth
nest present, but does not look maintained, no ospreys near

09/25/2015 by Beth
nest present, but does not look maintained, no ospreys near

09/18/2015 by Beth
nest present, but does not look maintained, no ospreys near

06/25/2015 by Patrick N.
Nest present, no bird activity

05/27/2015 by Molly F
No nest present.

05/27/2015 by Sage
Nest present, female in nest, no chicks seen.

05/10/2015 by BirdMan
No nest present

05/10/2015 by BirdMan
Adult female in nest, no chicks, perhaps nest failure?

05/01/2015 by BirdMan
Adult female in nest, still no chicks

05/01/2015 by BirdMan
No nest present

04/21/2015 by BirdMan
No nest present

04/21/2015 by BirdMan
Adult pair in nest, incubating?

04/17/2015 by BirdMan
One adult female in nest, incubating

04/17/2015 by BirdMan
No nest present

04/10/2015 by BirdMan
No nest present

04/10/2015 by BirdMan
One adult female in nest, incubating

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

04/02/2015 by BirdMan
No nest present

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

03/10/2015 by BirdMan
No nest present

03/04/2015 by BirdMan
One adult male in nest, incubating

03/04/2015 by BirdMan
No nest present

02/24/2015 by BirdMan
No nest present

02/24/2015 by BirdMan
Adult pair in nest, female incubating

02/13/2015 by BirdMan
Nest present, no osprey observed

02/13/2015 by BirdMan
No nest present, adult male perched on pole near waterfront.

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

02/05/2015 by BirdMan
Nest present, no osprey in vicinity

01/22/2015 by kace
No nest present

01/22/2015 by kace
Nest present, and female osprey inside the nest

01/16/2015 by kace
No nest present

01/16/2015 by kace
Nest present, and male osprey in nest.

01/11/2015 by kace
Nest present, one male osprey in the vicinity

01/11/2015 by kace
No nest present

12/10/2014 by BirdMan
No nest present

12/10/2014 by BirdMan
Nest still present, no ospreys in vicinity

12/02/2014 by BirdMan
No nest present

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

11/26/2014 by BirdMan
Nest still present, no ospreys in vicinity

11/26/2014 by BirdMan
No nest present

11/17/2014 by BirdMan
No nest present

11/17/2014 by BirdMan
Nest still present, no ospreys observed

11/10/2014 by BirdMan
No nest present

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

10/31/2014 by BirdMan
No nest present

10/31/2014 by BirdMan
Deteriorating nest still present, no ospreys observed

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

10/23/2014 by BirdMan
No nest present

10/16/2014 by BirdMan
Nest still absent.

10/16/2014 by BirdMan
Nest present, empty, no osprey in vicinity

10/09/2014 by BirdMan
No nest present

10/09/2014 by BirdMan
Slight nest present, no osprey observed

10/03/2014 by Eileen
No nest found

10/03/2014 by Eileen
Nest present, adult flying ~40 feet away

09/27/2014 by Eileen
No nest found

09/27/2014 by Eileen
Nest present, nest empty, no adults nearby

09/20/2014 by Eileen
No nest found

09/20/2014 by Eileen
Nest present, nest empty, male flying ~10 feet away

09/11/2014 by Eileen
No nest found

09/11/2014 by Eileen
Nest present, empty, no ospreys nearby

05/08/2014 by Selena B
No osprey in nest or near by. Several hours later the pair returned to the nest.

05/04/2014 by Selena B
Female in nest, no noticeable offspring.

04/28/2014 by Selena B
A dead fledgling was found on the ground next to the nest. Reason for death unknown.

04/26/2014 by Selena B
Female and male in nest; chick not visible. A dead adult osprey is on the ground beneath the nest. Cause of death is unknown but has happened recently (a day or two ago). Photo was taken and uploaded.

04/21/2014 by Selena B
Female in nest with chick.

04/13/2014 by Selena B
Chick in nest, female flying near by.

04/04/2014 by Selena B
Female in nest with one chick; this is the first time the chick has been seen, currently only one seems to be present.

03/30/2014 by Selena B
Male and female both in nest

03/25/2014 by Selena B
Female perched beside nest, flew off then returning a few minutes later

03/15/2014 by Selena B
Female in nest, no other osprey near by

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

02/21/2014 by Selena B
No ospreys in or near nest.

02/15/2014 by Selena B
No ospreys seen in or near the nest. Returned 30 minutes later and a female was in the nest. No other ospreys nearby.

02/09/2014 by Selena B
No ospreys seen in or near the nest.

02/09/2014 by Selena B
No nest present. No nearby osprey.

01/22/2014 by Shelbz
Nest is still occupied by two ospreys both male and female

01/22/2014 by Shelbz
Nest is not present

01/15/2014 by Shelbz
Nest was still occupied by two ospreys both male and female.

01/15/2014 by Shelbz
Nest not present

01/12/2014 by Shelbz
Nest was not present.

01/12/2014 by Shelbz
Nest was present on light pole in the center of the waterfront parking lot. Male and female osprey were both present in nest, could not tell if female was incubating or not.

08/01/2013 by Beth
Adults arrived January 2013. Incubation began during February 2013. Chicks first seen in nest 3/15/2013. Pair last seen at nest June 2013.