Nest #216

Nickname: G ITC - Lafayette River Channel Wreck Lighted Buoy WR15
Nest substrate: Channel Marker
Nest Location Description: Branches ,some plastic debris, nest is sandwiched between two marker signs. Male is banded in 2012. existing 7yrs to my knowledge
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Chesapeake Bay Osprey Watchers, The Center for Conservation Biology, Elizabeth River Project
Latitude: 36.908103
Longitude: -76.302844
Followers: None

Past Seasons

Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2015 2014 2012

Activity reports

2012 Nest Activity Report by mike
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying 04/07/2012 Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 04/07/2012 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2012 Nest Activity Report by LibbyM
Adult arrival Nestlings 2
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
2014 Nest Activity Report by lizzy
Adult arrival 03/23/2014 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 LibbyM
Adult arrival Nestlings 2
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 04/10/2014 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 05/19/2014 Reason for nest failure
2015 Nest Activity Report by Reese
Adult arrival Nestlings 2
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 golfdog
Adult arrival Nestlings 1
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 1
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed 10/17/2015
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

06/22/2015 by Reese
As of June 21, 2015 there are two chicks about 30 days old

06/23/2014 by LibbyM
Two chicks 5 weeks old. Two adult osprey at nest.

05/07/2014 by LibbyM
3 eggs

04/07/2014 by lizzy
I've lived here near this channel marker since 2004. To my knowledge,osprey have nested here yearly.

07/02/2012 by LibbyM
2 chicks (5.5-6 weeks), 1 adult nearby unbanded, not climable