Nest #1207

Nickname: Lakewood SE football field light pole
Nest substrate: Osprey Nest Platform
Nest Location Description: High School football field light pole. May need to view from road.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: OspreyWatch Pinellas, Eckerd College, Florida Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 27.716531
Longitude: -82.65335
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 01/01/2012 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 01/15/2012 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 unknown reason
2014 Nest Activity Report by mikewright
Adult arrival 01/09/2014 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 AKP
Adult arrival 03/18/2014 Nestlings 1
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 04/04/2014 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 05/29/2014 Reason for nest failure
2014 Nest Activity Report by laacuna
Adult arrival Nestlings 1
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
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 LC
Adult arrival 09/10/2014 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying 11/11/2014 Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2015 Nest Activity Report by CosmoK
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied No Fledglings
Nest Active   First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure 02/25/2015
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure unknown reason
2015 Nest Activity Report by Anna
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied No Fledglings
Nest Active   First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure 02/25/2015
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2017 Nest Activity Report by CharlotteS
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
2017 Nest Activity Report by LarkH
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 02/05/2017 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

07/10/2017 by Eileen
No nest present. No osprey nearby

04/28/2017 by LarkH
One perched on side of nest. Male on nearby pole, but unsure if that male belongs to this nest. Nest looks good.

04/20/2017 by LarkH
One perched on side of nest. Nest looks good.

04/12/2017 by LarkH
One in nest possibly feeding nestlings? Nest is in good condition

04/06/2017 by LarkH
No osprey but nest is good

03/22/2017 by LarkH
One eating fish on lightpole beneath nest. Nest is good

03/12/2017 by LarkH
Male on lightpole beneath nest, then flew into nest. Nest looks good

03/05/2017 by LarkH
Nest is good but no ospreys seen in area

03/01/2017 by LarkH
Female flew up to nest, then male sat up so he might have been incubating. She flew to the light bar beneath the nest. Can't see nest very well, but it looks good.

02/22/2017 by LarkH
Osprey in nest, unsure if perched or sitting. Unsure of sex. Nest in good condition

02/12/2017 by LarkH
Pair sitting in nest together, but one flew away. Unsure of sex. Nest is in good condition.

02/05/2017 by LarkH
Female incubating in nest. Nest in good condition.

01/26/2017 by CharlotteS
Both male and female are in nest. Female is crouching, maybe she is on eggs.

01/21/2017 by CharlotteS
Female is crouching in nest, male is perched underneath nest.

01/17/2017 by CharlotteS
Female osprey is in nest. Male osprey is perched underneath nest.

01/14/2017 by CharlotteS
Male and female osprey in the nest. Nest was built up since last observation. Monk parakeets perched below nest.

01/10/2017 by CharlotteS
Nest is in good condition. Male osprey seen in nest.

01/06/2017 by CharlotteS
Well maintained nest, but no osprey were in sight.

12/07/2016 by JoC
Osprey sighted on pole across from field, no ospreys in nest however.

11/12/2016 by JoC
Osprey sighted on pole near nest

10/22/2016 by JoC
Ospreys sighted near nest, on light pole closer to home plate (nest 1206), though they were circling the area.

09/30/2016 by JoC
Ospreys' sighted near nest, on light pole next to nest 1206.

05/11/2016 by Albatross Alison
Pair of osprey sitting on lights, but not in nest. No activity in nest itself.

05/04/2016 by Albatross Alison
Female sitting up in nest, but no signs of activity with chicks. Male sitting on lights on same pole.

04/20/2016 by Albatross Alison
Female sitting low in nest. Male perched on edge of nest platform.

04/06/2016 by Albatross Alison
Female sitting low in nest, male not present but likely flying in area.

03/16/2016 by Albatross Alison
Female sitting low in nest, probable incubation. Male seen sitting on lights on same pole

03/02/2016 by Albatross Alison
Female sitting in nest, low but unsure if in incubation pose or not. Male not present, possibly flying around.

02/23/2016 by Albatross Alison
Pair of osprey sitting on edge of nest platform.

11/14/2015 by Devin
two osprey, one low in nest

10/31/2015 by Devin
Male and female near nest

10/17/2015 by Devin
1 unknown osprey, good condition

10/03/2015 by Devin
Male hanging out on post. No material yet.

09/26/2015 by Leah Rose
No material present, two males flying in area

09/19/2015 by Devin
Nesting material on post. 2 males and 2 females in area. All of them are moving around.

06/28/2015 by Dane
Nest present, no birds, three flying in area

06/09/2015 by Anna
Nest present. No birds present.

04/29/2015 by CosmoK
No osprey in nest

04/15/2015 by CosmoK
No osprey in nest, but osprey flying overhead near nest

04/08/2015 by CosmoK
No ospreys present

03/11/2015 by CosmoK
No ospreys present

03/04/2015 by CosmoK
No osprey present

01/19/2015 by Alec Nelson
Male and female standing in the nest.

01/16/2015 by Alec Nelson
Male and female present but not always in the nest.

12/03/2014 by josephkeintz
No sign of an osprey in the nest, but there are many ospreys in the area. Two were flying overhead.

11/20/2014 by josephkeintz
One osprey perched in nest. Cannot determine sex.

11/13/2014 by LC
Male osprey perched on light below nest. No sign of female.

11/05/2014 by josephkeintz
Both male and females were spotted in the nest today. The male was perched in the nest while the female was perched on the light pole below the nest.

10/30/2014 by LC
Today I obsereved a female osprey perched on light just below nest. No sign of male osprey

10/16/2014 by LC
No sign of osprey today.

10/08/2014 by LC
No sign of osprey in or around nest.

10/02/2014 by josephkeintz
No sign of osprey in or around nest.

09/25/2014 by josephkeintz
Both a male and a female osprey were spotted perched on the same light pole one meter under their nest.

09/15/2014 by LC
No sign of osprey in or around nest.

07/06/2014 by Eli
Nest was empty at the time of observation.

06/22/2014 by laacuna
One nestling was at the nest with an adult, could not verify wether it was male or female.

05/06/2014 by AKP
There is one adult and nestling present. The nestling is sitting on the edge of the nest. After about fifteen minutes the nestling moved to the center of the nest and became barely visible.

04/29/2014 by AKP
Adult male and chick present in nest. They are both sitting in the center, observing their surroundings.

04/24/2014 by AKP
Both adult male and female osprey are present. After a couple minutes one adult flew away.

04/17/2014 by AKP
One adult sits on the edge of the nest. After five minutes the osprey flew away,

04/10/2014 by AKP
After fifteen minutes of monitoring the nest an adult osprey landed.

04/04/2014 by AKP
One osprey present in nest during observation period. After about five minutes it flew away, only to return in another five and settle in the center of the nest.

03/18/2014 by AKP
Both a male and female osprey were observed in the nest! The female sat low in the center of the nest.

03/13/2014 by AKP
This nest remains abandoned but built up.

03/06/2014 by AKP
An osprey was seen flying from nearby nest #1209 and landing within this platform's nest. After about 2-3 minutes the osprey took flight again and did not return.

02/28/2014 by AKP
First bird seen within nest. Appears to be a female perched a top nest (not exhibiting any incubation behaviors). This nest still appears to be abandoned for an osprey couple has not been witnessed.

02/20/2014 by AKP
This nesting site remains to appear abandoned.

02/15/2014 by AKP
This nesting site appears to be abandoned.

02/07/2014 by AKP
No visible nest on platform. Ospreys seen nearby, most likely inhabitants of neighboring nests.

01/09/2014 by mikewright
When observing the nest there appeared to only be one osprey on the platform. After several minutes another osprey flew and perched along with the original osprey

08/01/2013 by Beth
Adults arrived December 2012. Incubation began during January 2013. Pair last seen at nest June 2013.