Nest #1585

Nickname: Puryear Parking Lot Tower #2
Nest substrate: Osprey Nest Platform
Nest Location Description: Northern osprey nest platform next to the parking lot.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: OspreyWatch Pinellas, Eckerd College, Florida Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 27.823877
Longitude: -82.625749
Followers: 25

Past Seasons

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

Activity reports

2013 Nest Activity Report by wendy
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 LawrenceEckerd
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
2015 Nest Activity Report by Danielle M
Adult arrival 11/14/2014 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 02/06/2015 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2016 Nest Activity Report by Conner C.
Adult arrival 01/11/2016 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
2016 Nest Activity Report by Olivia Coleman
Adult arrival 03/26/2016 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 03/26/2016 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2017 Nest Activity Report by AllyMoran
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 01/19/2017 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2016 Nest Activity Report by Ellen
Adult arrival Nestlings 3
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
2017 Nest Activity Report by Ellen
Adult arrival Nestlings 3
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 03/16/2017 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

12/10/2017 by Emily Gould
No nest present.

11/14/2017 by Emily Gould
No nest present

10/26/2017 by Emily Gould
no nest present

10/11/2017 by Emily Gould
No nest present

10/06/2017 by Emily Gould
No nest present

10/01/2017 by Emily Gould
Nest is small and no osprey are present

05/10/2017 by Ellen
Female in nest with chicks.

05/04/2017 by Ellen
Female perched on nest, tending to chicks.

04/20/2017 by Ellen
Female in nest with chicks.

04/15/2017 by Ellen
Male and female appear to be feeding chicks inside nest.

04/02/2017 by Ellen
Female incubating in nest, male perched nearby.

03/22/2017 by Ellen
Male and female in nest, appear to be eating together.

03/16/2017 by Ellen
Female in nest, incubating

03/05/2017 by Ellen
Female in nest, possible incubation

02/26/2017 by Ellen
Female perched on nest, lots of chirping

02/19/2017 by Ellen
Female in nest, incubating

02/16/2017 by Ellen
Nest occupied, possible incubation

02/09/2017 by Ellen
Male and female present, possibly incubating. Both osprey relatively small.

01/24/2017 by KatieG
female incubating, male perched on light right next to nest

01/19/2017 by AllyMoran
Female in nest, believed to be incubating, male is on light post about 10m away.

01/17/2017 by AllyMoran
Nest is neat, male and female in the nest.

01/13/2017 by KatieG
nest looks the same, small and sturdy, female seen perched in nest and a male was seen perched nearby

01/09/2017 by AllyMoran
Female is in the nest, no male is in the area. Nest is small but neat.

01/04/2017 by AllyMoran
Small, well-maintained nest. Female is sitting in nest with a male about 50m away on a light.

12/02/2016 by Jweinstein22
no change

11/16/2016 by Jweinstein22
no change

10/30/2016 by Jweinstein22
no change

10/02/2016 by Jweinstein22
nest very small or not there at all. no osprey present

06/21/2016 by KC
Female is in nest. No sign of male.

05/02/2016 by Olivia Coleman
Female is sitting in nest. Male nearby on light pole.

04/25/2016 by Olivia Coleman
Female in nest, moving branches and calling out to male osprey.

04/04/2016 by Olivia Coleman
Osprey perched on side of nest.

03/26/2016 by Olivia Coleman
Male and female osprey fly into nest during observation.

03/11/2016 by Olivia Coleman
Male osprey on branch nearby. No nest activity but it still looks in tact.

02/22/2016 by Olivia Coleman
Small nest, no osprey activity.

02/12/2016 by Olivia Coleman
Small nest with a lot of moss. Male nearly on flood light.

01/20/2016 by Conner C.
Osprey (sex unknown, potentially a male) sitting on edge of nesting platform. Nest well maintained.

01/11/2016 by Conner C.
Female in a well maintained nest.

12/08/2015 by Erin
no nest, no birds

12/05/2015 by CJGraham
no nest, no birds

10/14/2015 by CJGraham
no nest, no birds

09/29/2015 by CJGraham
no nest

09/10/2015 by CJGraham
no nest, parakeets on platform, lots of parakeets and fish crows around, no ospreys in sight

07/05/2015 by jheckman
empty

06/05/2015 by erohrka
One female on post next to the nest

05/03/2015 by Danielle M
Male and female in the nest.

04/19/2015 by Danielle M
One adult female in nest, with an adult male close by.

04/12/2015 by Danielle M
Male and female in the nest.

04/04/2015 by LibbyWilkinson
One male in nest, no fledglings undeveloped nest

03/29/2015 by LibbyWilkinson
One adult female in nest, male on nearby light

03/23/2015 by LibbyWilkinson
One adult in range of nest

03/13/2015 by Danielle M
Unoccupied nest.

03/06/2015 by LibbyWilkinson
unoccupied nest

02/27/2015 by Danielle M
One female in the nest.

02/20/2015 by LibbyWilkinson
One osprey sitting low in nest, unknown gender

02/06/2015 by LibbyWilkinson
Nest occupied by two ospreys, unknown gender

01/22/2015 by Lena
Osprey in nest, unknown gender.

01/18/2015 by elaw
Osprey in nest.

01/10/2015 by Kevin
Male and Female osprey in nest.

12/01/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
No osprey were seen nearby and there were no signs of an actual nest despite the last observations.

11/14/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
1 female osprey was seen on the nest and appeared to starting to nest. I will look for signs of nesting next week.

11/07/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
No osprey were seen in the park.

10/23/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
1 female osprey was seen on the nearby tower but none were paying any attention to this one. Still no signs of a nest on top of the tower.

10/17/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
Same story as the last week: pair of osprey were seen on the nearby nest but none were paying any attention to this tower.

10/10/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
A pair of osprey were observed on the nearby southern tower but still no signs of nesting on this one.

10/02/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
1 osprey was seen on the nearby southern tower instead of this one. Still no evidence of nesting.

09/25/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
Still no activity observed.

09/18/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
No osprey were seen and the tower still doesn't seem to have any evidence of a nest on top.

09/13/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
No signs of nesting or nearby osprey were seen.