Nest #1462

Nickname: ESS-03 Great Bank Platform, Essex, Hog Island
Nest substrate: Osprey Nest Platform
Nest Location Description: Platform installed privately on private property; unknown installation date but after 2005. Has been occupied for at least four years.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Essex County Greenbelt
Latitude: 42.6591316913778
Longitude: -70.7560672974586
Followers: None

Past Seasons

Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010

Activity reports

2012 Nest Activity Report by ernie
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
2010 Nest Activity Report by Dave R
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
2011 Nest Activity Report by Dave R
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
2012 Nest Activity Report by Dave R
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
2013 Nest Activity Report by Dave R
Adult arrival 04/24/2013 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 3
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 Dave R
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 unknown reason
2014 Nest Activity Report by Dave R
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 3
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 Dave R
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 2
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

by Dave R
Active in 2012.

by Dave R
Aug 2010 DWR OSPR still on nest but either adults or fledglings as all were flying.

by Dave R
Active in 2011.

by Dave R
2013 - Pair on nest as of April 24. Successfully fledged 3 young

06/01/2016 by Dave R
Banded 2 young, 2016

06/24/2014 by Dave R
3 chicks banded on 6/24/14

06/09/2010 by Dave R
KEA CC Observed from Agawam Charter Boat. 2 ospreys observed. Active nest on a pole in the marsh, about 30 yards from a shack. Observed an osprey taking off near the nest, and another inside the nest. Osprey on nest stationary for at least 15 minute observation period. Nest is rectangular and flat, well kept.