Nest #1194

Nickname: Gulfport Tomlinson Park
Nest substrate: Light Pole
Nest Location Description: Nest on light pole between softball and baseball field. Gulfport Tomlinson Park (baseball/softball) on 5th Street South and Tangerine Avenue South in Gulfport, FL.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: OspreyWatch Pinellas, Eckerd College, Florida Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 27.751801
Longitude: -82.707412
Followers: None

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 Yes Fledglings 1
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging 05/05/2012
Egg laying Chicks last observed 05/05/2012
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
2014 Nest Activity Report by bbaroudi
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 morgan
Adult arrival 02/04/2014 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
2013 Nest Activity Report by morgan
Adult arrival 02/23/2014 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 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 Kelsie
Adult arrival Nestlings 3
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 3
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging 05/03/2015
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 02/09/2015 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 03/16/2015 Reason for nest failure
2015 Nest Activity Report by Molly F
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
2016 Nest Activity Report by Catie T
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 2
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging 04/18/2016
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 03/14/2016 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2017 Nest Activity Report by Nicole27
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
2017 Nest Activity Report by kmnoonan
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 02/04/2017 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

04/29/2017 by kmnoonan
Female sitting in the nest vocalizing. Male flew in with a fish and ate a bit then flew away. Both doing downward head movements.

04/25/2017 by kmnoonan
Adult tail feathers observed sticking out of the nest. no other movement seen.

04/16/2017 by kmnoonan
1adult sitting in the nest, which is in good shape. No other osprey seen or heard.

04/08/2017 by kmnoonan
one osprey visible in large nest, seems to be sitting up; not in incubation posture. Sparrows in the bottom of the nest flying in and out.

03/19/2017 by kmnoonan
Both male and female sitting in the nest. male is vocalizing and nest is in good shape.

03/12/2017 by kmnoonan
Female standing in nest and vocalizing shrilly and consistently. Male on nearby pole eating a fish.

03/04/2017 by kmnoonan
Nest is in good condition, again unable to tell if osprey was in the nest. No other osprey seen in the nest.

02/26/2017 by kmnoonan
Nest in great condition, unable to tell if osprey was in nest (may be in incubating posture so low it was unable to be seen). No other osprey seen in the area.

02/11/2017 by kmnoonan
osprey in nest (n/a gender) vocalizing and appears to be incubating.

02/04/2017 by kmnoonan
Nest is well developed. Female (assumed) sitting low in nest (possible incubation) and male was standing on the edge of the nest.

01/22/2017 by Nanda
Nest is in good condition, osprey sitting in nest (sex unknown). Weather was bad due to a tornado watch.

01/16/2017 by Nanda
Nest is in good condition, female osprey sitting in nest.

01/11/2017 by Nanda
Nest in good condition. female stood in nest and starting making calls when the male flew back with a fish and gave it to the female. the female took the fish and flew from the nest and ate it on a nearby light pole

01/04/2017 by Nanda
Nest in good condition, dove perched in nest. no osprey in site

12/09/2016 by kmnoonan
Female on light pole next to nest eating fish and male on another light pole, however, nest looks small and unfinished.

11/27/2016 by kmnoonan
nest sparse but visible and no osprey in area.

10/22/2016 by kmnoonan
nest visible in good condition, no osprey in area.

09/24/2016 by kmnoonan
nest visible and in good condition, female on nearby pole.

07/02/2016 by Nicole27
No sign of nest in the area.

05/02/2016 by Catie T
One fledgling present being fed by a male and female adult osprey

04/18/2016 by Catie T
2 fledglings feeding from a female osprey, male sitting nearby

04/06/2016 by Catie T
Good nest condition, female seen laying low in the nest- no males present

03/14/2016 by Catie T
Good nest condition, female laying low in the nest and a male spotted nearby

02/29/2016 by Devon
good nest condition, osprey near nest

02/15/2016 by Catie T
Good nest condition, no ospreys seen in the area

01/27/2016 by Brittany
Both osprey look well. Both present and look comfortable/safe in their large nest. Looks like they are incubating

01/18/2016 by Brittany
Nest occupied- both osprey were present. Possibly incubating.

01/12/2016 by Brittany
Nest found on the light pole in the baseball field. Large nest, well maintained. Osprey present (possibly a male).

12/04/2015 by Anna
Remains of nest still present.

11/23/2015 by Molly F
No maintenance

11/04/2015 by Molly F
Remains of a nest present, but no maintenance

10/14/2015 by Molly F
Remains of a nest

10/14/2015 by Molly F
Present, but empty. No birds nearby.

09/25/2015 by Molly F
Nest present , but empty. No ospreys nearby

09/18/2015 by Molly F
Nest present, but empty. No ospreys nearby

06/15/2015 by Molly F
Nest present, but empty. 1 male perched nearby

05/09/2015 by Kelsie
3 fledglings in nest. 1 eating something very large that looked more like a mammal than fish, and not a duck! adult male & female seen foraging nearby

05/03/2015 by Kelsie
empty. all 3 juveniles perched on lights nearby (2 together, 1 separate)

04/26/2015 by Kelsie
3 juveniles in nest & father on post nearby. juveniles are now feeding themselves and preparing to fly! 2 seen asserting dominance while feeding... a local says the parents have taken two ducklings from a neighbor's yard for the juveniles to feed on

04/19/2015 by Kelsie
adult female in nest with chicks. adult male seen on light post nearby

04/11/2015 by Kelsie
female in nest with two chicks

04/04/2015 by Kelsie
adult female seen feeding at least two chicks in nest. adult male on post nearby

03/08/2015 by Kelsie
adult female in nest (maybe with chicks). adult male on a nearby pole

02/25/2015 by Kelsie
empty

02/19/2015 by Kelsie
empty

02/08/2015 by Kelsie
empty

01/21/2015 by mgfuell
Female incubating? Male nearby.

01/15/2015 by Lea
Female on nest

01/09/2015 by mgfuell
Female on nest and male close by. Nest materials found at a nearby light pole.

12/10/2014 by Tommy
No osprey seen

12/02/2014 by Tommy
osprey seen perched on light post, 20 yards from nest (5:30pm)

10/29/2014 by Tommy
No osprey

10/05/2014 by Tommy
still no osprey

09/21/2014 by Tommy
Nest was not occupied. No Ospreys in the area.

06/30/2014 by laacuna
There was one male on the nest

05/01/2014 by morgan
male and female were both perched outside the nest. Couldn't see if there was anything in the nest.

04/05/2014 by morgan
The female was in the nest and the male was perched on a light pole across the field.

03/02/2014 by morgan
Seemed that no one was home today unfortunately.

02/23/2014 by morgan
Female was perched next to the nest today did not see any male yet.

02/05/2014 by morgan
One osprey was seen in flying into a near by tree. From a distance it looked to be male, though I am not sure. Did not see any movement in the nest

01/19/2014 by bbaroudi
Female osprey was seen moving around in nest trying to find a comfortable position to incubate.

01/15/2014 by bbaroudi
Nest was unoccupied, but a female osprey was perched on a nearby light pole watching the nest.

01/09/2014 by bbaroudi
Female Osprey was seen incubating in nest, keeping a vigilant watch on surroundings.