Nest #1733

Nickname: Puryear Park East Field #3
Nest substrate: Utility Pole
Nest Location Description: Nest is at the end of the south side of the park, close to the blue bleacher area.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: OspreyWatch Pinellas, Florida Osprey Watchers, Eckerd College
Latitude: 27.8220061685464
Longitude: -82.624888196434
Followers: 22

Past Seasons

Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 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 No 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 LibbyWilkinson
Adult arrival 01/22/2015 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 03/23/2015 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2015 Nest Activity Report by erohrka
Adult arrival Nestlings 1
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging 06/05/2015
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2015 Nest Activity Report by Sage
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 1
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 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
Nest Activity Report by KatieG
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

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

04/20/2017 by Ellen
Male perched nearby

04/15/2017 by Ellen
No activity observed.

04/02/2017 by Ellen
Female in nest, possible incubation. Male perched on light post nearby.

03/22/2017 by Ellen
Male nearby eating fish on light post, female perched on a different light post near the nest.

03/16/2017 by Ellen
Female in nest, possible incubation. Appears to be communicating (chirping) with female in nest 4450 across the field. Two males flying overhead.

03/05/2017 by Ellen
Male and female perched on nest

02/26/2017 by Ellen
Male and female perched on sides of nest

02/19/2017 by Ellen
No activity at nest. Possible ospreys moved to better constructed nest 4450

02/16/2017 by Ellen
Nest is occupied, but very sparse. Female perched on side of nest, male nearby.

02/09/2017 by Ellen
Young female perched, nest appears unbuilt (very small/scarce)

01/24/2017 by KatieG
male perched in nest, no female seen today

01/19/2017 by AllyMoran
Unknown gender perched next to nest. Nest is established and sturdy.

01/17/2017 by KatieG
nest is slightly larger, osprey seen in the area, but not actively building

01/13/2017 by KatieG
small nest formed, male building

01/09/2017 by AllyMoran
Male seen actively building nest nearby to original site of #1733, on light post between fields in the middle of the park.

01/04/2017 by AllyMoran
Nest is falling apart and barely in-tact. Osprey flying around the area.

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 intact, no osprey

06/21/2016 by KC
Male and female both present in the nest. No signs of young.

05/02/2016 by Olivia Coleman
No nest activity.

04/25/2016 by Olivia Coleman
Nest is small. Osprey sits on light pole nearby.

04/04/2016 by Olivia Coleman
No bird activity.

03/26/2016 by Olivia Coleman
No bird activity. Nest is small.

03/11/2016 by Olivia Coleman
Osprey nearby on light fixture. Nest is looking good.

02/22/2016 by Olivia Coleman
Nest has been relocated. It is being built by a female on a platform,and the male eats a fish nearby.

02/17/2016 by Olivia Coleman
Small nest, no osprey activity

01/20/2016 by Conner C.
One osprey in nest (sex unknown). A large black trash bag is part of the nesting materials.

01/11/2016 by Conner C.
One osprey (sex unknown) sitting around a very small nest.

12/08/2015 by Erin
no nest female bird male bird flying near by

11/05/2015 by CJGraham
No nest, no birds

10/14/2015 by CJGraham
nest gone?

09/29/2015 by CJGraham
nest intact, no birds

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

07/05/2015 by jheckman
Nothing seen in nest, 2 adults, 1 male and 1 female on nearby light

06/18/2015 by Sage
1 fledge, 1 female

06/05/2015 by erohrka
One female, one male and one chick

05/03/2015 by Danielle M
Female low in nest

04/19/2015 by Danielle M
No osprey in nest.

04/12/2015 by Danielle M
Unoccupied nest.

04/04/2015 by LibbyWilkinson
One female in nest

03/29/2015 by Danielle M
No osprey in nest.

03/23/2015 by LibbyWilkinson
One female sitting low in nest

03/23/2015 by LibbyWilkinson
One female flying in and out of nest

03/13/2015 by Danielle M
Unoccupied nest.

03/06/2015 by Danielle M

03/06/2015 by LibbyWilkinson
one female sitting in nest, male perched on the side and flying around

02/27/2015 by Danielle M
Unoccupied nest.

02/20/2015 by LibbyWilkinson
one osprey sitting low in nest, believed to be female

02/06/2015 by LibbyWilkinson
nest was unoccupied but there were many adult flying around the area and perched in nearby trees

02/06/2015 by Danielle M
Two adults in the nest, believed to be male and female.

01/22/2015 by Lena
Male and female osprey in nest possibly feeding.

01/10/2015 by Kevin
Male seen sitting in nest.

12/05/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
1 male osprey was seen on the tennis court lights nearby

12/01/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
No osprey were seen on this side of the field again.

11/14/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
No osprey were seen on this side of the field.

11/07/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
The nest has fallen into itself and can no longer support osprey. No osprey were seen at the park today.

10/23/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
The nest doesn't appear to be able to hold an osprey anymore because it is collapsing.

10/17/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
1 male osprey was seen on the light-pole of the second closest tennis court.

10/10/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
1 osprey was seen near the field and was about 150m away from this nest.

10/02/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
No signs of new osprey nesting. 2 osprey were seen around the field but were closer to the other nests again.

09/25/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
2 osprey were seen on light poles aroung the field. Bother were about 100m away from this nest but were closer to the other nests around the field.

09/18/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
No osprey were spotted. Less parrots were around too.

09/13/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
The nest appears to be in disrepair and taken over by quaker parrots. There is an opening on the bottom that they are moving through. 1 osprey was seen on a lightpost around the field.