Nest #1201

Nickname: Nest on Cell tower on 31st St. S.
Nest substrate: Cell tower
Nest Location Description: To get to this nest you can take 54th Ave. S to 31st St. S. and take a left. The power plant is locate approximately a mile and a half down 31st St. on the left hand side. It was difficult to view as it is in a no trespassing area.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: OspreyWatch Pinellas, Eckerd College, Florida Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 27.72763
Longitude: -82.676313
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   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   First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2014 Nest Activity Report by Meg219
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 morgan
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 adult abandonment
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 Nestlings
Nest Occupied No Fledglings
Nest Active   First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure 01/01/2017
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure Bald eagle takeover.

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

01/27/2017 by tjlong
no sign of ospreys or eagle in the area during observation.

01/24/2017 by tjlong
Bald eagle seen perched in the nest. No sign of ospreys in the area.

01/21/2017 by tjlong
No adults present during observation.

01/14/2017 by tjlong
Adults circling utility yard area. no observed roosting.

01/10/2017 by tjlong
No adults present during observation

01/05/2017 by tjlong
No adults present during observation

11/28/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Male perched in nest and 2 males flying ~100 feet away

11/01/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Male flying ~40 feet away but never got close to nest

10/11/2016 by Eileen
Nest present, no osprey nearby

09/15/2016 by Eileen
Nest present, no osprey nearby

07/23/2016 by Nicole27
Nest is in good condition. No osprey were spotted in or around nest.

02/15/2016 by Catie T
Very large well maintained nest on the cellphone tower with a bald eagle sitting nearby

01/26/2016 by HugoR
Two bald eagles spotted perched on the tower. No osprey here, and it seems to definitely be territory of the bald eagle now.

01/18/2016 by HugoR
I did not see the bald eagle today, furthermore I did not see any osprey. Some smaller birds are also nesting on the tower.

01/12/2016 by HugoR
The area belongs to a bald eagle it seems. I spotted the eagle sitting on the tower and no osprey were in sight.

10/17/2015 by Devin
No nest present

10/03/2015 by Devin
No osprey. Nest is basically a pile of twigs.

09/26/2015 by Leah Rose
Nest in poor condition, no osprey in area

09/19/2015 by Devin
Nest falling apart. No osprey.

06/14/2015 by Amanda H
Nest still there but no osprey anywhere near

01/09/2015 by Nicole T.
No ospreys in nest, although some were flying around the area. Bald eagle perched on top of tower.

12/06/2014 by Amy D.
One male osprey flying around the area but not in nest

11/24/2014 by Amy D.
no ospreys present at nest but a ton of turkey vultures and maybe a hawk could not tell flying around the nest

11/20/2014 by Amy D.
No ospreys present at the nest

11/12/2014 by Amy D.
Still no ospreys present

11/03/2014 by Amy D.
No ospreys present but there are a ton of small birds that I can not identify around the nest and on the power lines close by

10/29/2014 by Amy D.
no ospreys present

10/23/2014 by Amy D.
No ospreys present

10/13/2014 by Amy D.
No ospreys present at nest. There was two turkey vultures soaring above nest, as well as one bald eagle.

09/20/2014 by alelliot
No ospreys.

09/12/2014 by alelliot
No apparent ospreys, many parakeets and pigeons.

06/22/2014 by Eli
3 nests at the site. All are abandoned and have been taken over by monk parakeets.

04/05/2014 by morgan
Still no osprey

02/11/2014 by morgan
Nest present but no osprey were seen in or around the nest

01/21/2014 by Meg219
I did not see any Ospreys in or around the nest today. It appears it is still inactive.

01/16/2014 by Meg219
The nest still appears to be intact, however it does not appear to be occupied at this time.

01/11/2014 by Meg219
When I visited the nest today I did not see any ospreys nearby, nor did I see any in the nest. This led me to believe that the nest may not be occupied. However, the nest does appear to be intact.

08/01/2013 by Beth
No nesting during 2013 season