Nest #1712

Nickname: Platform - MJ02
Nest substrate: Osprey Nest Platform
Nest Location Description: Nest on platform off end of Jarvis Point Lane in Ware River.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: The Center for Conservation Biology, Chesapeake Bay Osprey Watchers, Virginia Master Naturalist
Latitude: 37.37987964
Longitude: -76.4473363
Followers: None

Past Seasons

Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2015 2014

Activity reports

2014 Nest Activity Report by hokiedoug
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying 04/20/2014 Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 04/22/2014 Nest failure 06/01/2014
Clutch hatching 05/19/2014 Reason for nest failure unknown reason
2015 Nest Activity Report by hokiedoug
Adult arrival 04/19/2015 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

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries


04/19/2015 by hokiedoug
A pair od Osprey have now appeared at the nesting site. The nest was destroyed over the winter and this is my first observation of the pair. The male appears smaller than the male at the nest last year so it may be a different male. No nest building activity yet observed.

06/11/2014 by hokiedoug
No activity noted at nest although one adult bird observed on nearby piling.

05/20/2014 by hokiedoug
Still incubating.

05/20/2014 by hokiedoug

05/08/2014 by hokiedoug
Pair still incubating.

04/23/2014 by hokiedoug
Observed both birds incubating during observation.

04/15/2014 by hokiedoug
Adult pair continuing construction of large nest on platform.

04/08/2014 by hokiedoug
Adult pair continuing construction of large nest on platform.