Nest #2548

Nickname: E Beach utility Pole in marsh
Nest substrate: Utility Pole
Nest Location Description: Utility Pole bewteen Wpns Housing & EB
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: LowCountry Institute
Latitude: 32.325925
Longitude: -80.706078
Followers: None

Past Seasons

Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013

Activity reports

2013 Nest Activity Report by yvon
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 nest destroyed by human
2014 Nest Activity Report by yvon
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 yvon
Adult arrival 05/29/2015 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying 06/12/2015 Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2016 Nest Activity Report by cp
Adult arrival 03/07/2016 Nestlings 2
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 2
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging 07/08/2016
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 04/05/2016 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2017 Nest Activity Report by cp
Adult arrival Nestlings 3
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 3
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging 08/02/2017
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 03/17/2017 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2018 Nest Activity Report by cp
Adult arrival 03/04/2018 Nestlings 3
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 04/13/2018 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
Nest Activity Report by cp
Adult arrival 03/12/2019 Nestlings 2
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 2
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging 07/16/2019
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 04/10/2019 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 05/30/2019 Reason for nest failure

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

08/23/2019 by cp
1 juvenal perched in the nest, 1 adult perched on a pole nearby

08/21/2019 by cp
1 juvenal perched in the nest, another ospr of indeterminate age perched on a nearby pole

08/14/2019 by cp
1 juvenal perched in a tree near the nest, saw me then flew to the nest

08/13/2019 by cp
1 ospr sitting in the nest, another ospr was perched on a pole nearby, another ospr was perched on another pole farther away, ages unknown

08/05/2019 by cp
both juvenals on the nest

08/01/2019 by cp
both juvenals on the nest, an adult was perched on a pole nearby

07/30/2019 by cp
1 juvenal perched on a pole near the nest, the other juvenal was in the nest, no adults observed

07/26/2019 by cp
2 juvenal ospr on the nest, 1 adult perched on nearby pole would fly over to harass the juvenals then fly back to it's perch (did this twice while I was watching), another adult ospr was perched nearby watching

07/24/2019 by cp
no birds initially at the nest, 1 fledgling perched on a power pole saw me then flew to the nest, another ospr was flying around but I could not tell if it was the other fledgling, it flew out of view

07/23/2019 by cp
1 adult & 2 nestlings at the nest, the adult flushed at my approach, the nestlings remained on the nest, 1 nestling was eating & the other one was watching me

07/19/2019 by cp
1 adult on nest perch, both nestlings in the nest eating

07/16/2019 by cp
2 nestlings on nest, 1 flew from the nest over me "fussing" then landed on a power pole near me. the other one did not leave the nest, no adults were observed

07/12/2019 by cp
1st morning visit there were no birds observed on the nest, the next pole down the line has an inactive ospr nest on it (nest#7194) & there were at times 2 adults & an unknown on the nest, the adults were chasing each other on & off the nest, but the unknown did not fly; came back an hour later & found that the nest was occupied with an adult & 1 nestling, the nestling was feeding itself, other nestling may have fledged?

07/09/2019 by cp
2 nestlings perched on nest edge, adult perched on pole in the morning

07/05/2019 by cp
both nestlings perched on nest edge in the morning, no adults were observed but I heard an adult "peeping" nearby in the woods

06/25/2019 by cp
1 adult & 2 nestlings observed, 1st time seeing both nestlings since June 11th.

06/24/2019 by cp
1 adult & 1 nestling observed

06/21/2019 by cp
1 adult & 1 nestling observed

06/20/2019 by cp
1 adult observed

06/18/2019 by cp
1 adult & 1 nestling observed

06/13/2019 by cp
1 adult & 1 nestling observed

06/11/2019 by cp
1 adult & 2 nestlings observed

06/10/2019 by cp
1 adult on nest, could see movement in the nest, probably one of the nestlings

06/07/2019 by cp
adult feeding 2 nestlings

06/05/2019 by cp
1 adult & 1 nestling observed

06/04/2019 by cp
1 adult & 2 nestlings observed, 1st time seeing 2 nestlings in the nest

05/31/2019 by cp
1 adult feeding 1 nestling, 1 nestling observed

05/30/2019 by cp
1 adult feeding at least 1 nestling, 1st time seeing nestlings in this nest, very large nest hard to see nestlings, there may be more than one, will monitor more often to get an accurate count of nestlings

05/23/2019 by cp
1 ospt sitting on side of nest, cant see any nestlings if there are any because nest is very large and deep

05/21/2019 by cp
1 ospr sitting on side of nest, not incubating

05/15/2019 by cp
1 ospr in nest incubating

05/08/2019 by cp
1 ospr incubating

05/01/2019 by cp
1 ospr incubating

04/17/2019 by cp
1 ospr incubating, 1 ospr on perch

04/10/2019 by cp
1 ospr incubating

04/01/2019 by cp
1 ospr on nest

03/26/2019 by cp
1 ospr perched on nest

03/19/2019 by cp
1 ospr perched on nest

03/12/2019 by cp
2 ospr on nest

07/09/2018 by cp
nestlings on the nest, no adults present

07/06/2018 by cp
3 nestlings alone on nest, 1 was wing flapping

06/29/2018 by cp
adult ospr feeding nestlings

06/19/2018 by cp
1 adult & 3 nestlings

06/12/2018 by cp
1 adult ospr shading nestlings

06/06/2018 by cp
1 adult ospr & 3 nestlings on nest. Another adult ospr bringing food to nest.

05/31/2018 by cp
1 ospr on nest, 1 ospr bringing food to nest

05/30/2018 by cp
no birds observed in the morning but 1 adult ospr flew to the nest in the afternoon

05/22/2018 by cp
no birds observed

05/18/2018 by cp
no birds observed

05/14/2018 by cp
1 ospr incubating

05/08/2018 by cp
1 ospr incubating, 1 ospr on perch

04/26/2018 by cp
1 ospr incubating

04/17/2018 by cp
1 ospr incubating

04/13/2018 by cp
1 ospr incubating

04/06/2018 by cp
1 ospr on nest, 1 ospr flew to nest with food

03/29/2018 by cp
1 ospr perched on nest

03/28/2018 by cp
2 ospr on nest

03/26/2018 by cp
1 ospr perched on nest

03/19/2018 by cp
1 ospr perched on nest

03/04/2018 by cp
2 ospr observed perched on nest

08/15/2017 by cp
No birds seen

08/04/2017 by cp
1 fledgling on nest

08/02/2017 by cp
No birds @ nest site

07/11/2017 by cp
3 nestlings observed

06/27/2017 by cp
1 adult & 3 nestlings observed

06/21/2017 by cp
1 adult & 2 nestlings observed

06/06/2017 by cp
1 adult observed

06/01/2017 by cp
1 adult ospr & 2 nestlings. First time able to see 2 nestlings.

05/31/2017 by cp
1 adult ospr feeding 1 nestling

05/23/2017 by cp
First observed a nestling in the nest. Adult ospr was feeding nestling(s).

05/18/2017 by cp
1 adult ospr visible on nest

05/16/2017 by cp
1 adult ospr perched on nest edge. Still can't see potential nestlings.

05/12/2017 by cp
1 adult on nest, no longer incubating. Can't see nestlings yet. Deep nest.

05/10/2017 by cp
1 ospr on nest may have completed incubation. Deep nest, can't see nestlings if present. Will monitor.

05/02/2017 by cp
1 ospr incubating

04/28/2017 by cp
1 ospr incubating

04/27/2017 by cp
1 ospr incubating

04/26/2017 by cp
1 ospr incubating

04/21/2017 by cp
1 ospr incubating

04/20/2017 by cp
1 ospr incubating

04/19/2017 by cp
1 ospr perched on nest edge, 1 ospr flying to & from nest

04/17/2017 by cp
1 ospr incubating

03/17/2017 by cp
first observed ospr on nest incubating

08/01/2016 by cp
1 fledgling on nest

07/25/2016 by cp
1 fledgling on nest

07/21/2016 by cp
2 juvenal ospr on nest, both flew off

07/18/2016 by cp
1 nestling on nest, 1 fledgling on adjacent pole

07/11/2016 by cp
1 adult ospr & 1 nestling on nest, wing flapping

07/08/2016 by cp
1 nestling has fledged

07/07/2016 by cp
1 adult ospr & 2 nestlings

07/06/2016 by cp
1 adult ospr & 2 nestlings, nestlings wing flapping

06/30/2016 by cp
1 adult ospr & 2 nestlings in nest

06/21/2016 by cp
1 adult ospr & 2 nestlings in nest

06/15/2016 by cp
1 adult ospr and 2 nestlings in nest

06/14/2016 by cp
1 adult ospr & 1 nestling visible in nest

06/09/2016 by cp
1 adult ospr on nest

05/26/2016 by cp
1 ospr incubating

05/19/2016 by cp
1 ospr incubating

05/11/2016 by cp
1 ospr incubating

05/04/2016 by cp
1 ospr incubating

04/29/2016 by cp
1 ospr incubating

04/20/2016 by cp
1 ospr incubating

04/12/2016 by cp
1 ospr incubating

04/05/2016 by cp
1 ospr incubating

04/05/2016 by cp
1 ospr incubating

03/29/2016 by cp
1 ospr on nest edge

03/23/2016 by cp
1 ospr on nest, 1 ospr perched on utility pole

03/17/2016 by cp
1 ospr perched on utility pole

03/15/2016 by cp
1 ospr perched on utility pole

03/09/2016 by cp
1 ospr perched on utility pole

03/03/2016 by cp
osprey on nest, new nesting material

06/16/2015 by yvon
Observed one Osprey in nest one still bringing nesting material - a very large branch.

06/12/2015 by yvon
One Osprey observed on edge of nest.

05/29/2015 by yvon
Observed that Ospreys had moved from 2624 to utility pole 2548. Observed large nest with one Osprey in nest one Osprey perched on support of U-pole.

08/15/2014 by yvon
Nest was removed from telephone pole after nesting season last year.

08/14/2014 by yvon

04/02/2013 by yvon
4/2/13 - Nest was removed from utility pole to encourage Osprey's to use platforms.