Nest #2596

Nickname: Coffin point plantation
Nest substrate: Osprey Nest Platform
Nest Location Description: Coffin point plantation around corner from Coffin Creek entrance. Next to last dock in sound. On 07-12-16 nest appeared empty and somewhat smaller in size. Nest has been rebuilt and is occupied. No change. Adults sitting, nest looks great. 07-02-17 One bird present. 03-24-18 One bird present. 04-06-18 One bird flying. 04-19-18 One bird, thin nest. 06-04-18 Nest expanded, adult sitting. 06-29-18 Still one bird sitting - appeared to be sheltering eggs/chicks from sun. 07-26-18 Chick has hatched! 08-11-16 Chick appears fine, nest may have had storm relate damage, adults not visible.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: LowCountry Institute
Latitude: 32.44118
Longitude: -80.474344
Followers: None

Past Seasons

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

Activity reports

2016 Nest Activity Report by Rbhild
Adult arrival 03/11/2016 Nestlings 2
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 05/21/2016 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 05/31/2016 Reason for nest failure
2016 Nest Activity Report by Birdguy
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
2017 Nest Activity Report by Rbhild
Adult arrival 03/15/2017 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
2017 Nest Activity Report by Birdguy
Adult arrival 03/21/2017 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

03/16/2017 by Rbhild
After Hurricane Matthew in Oct2016, it was good to see the return of this couple. The surrounding area has changed to less cover.

06/07/2016 by Rbhild
both mates feeding 2 young, one on nest the other on nearby post with catch

03/29/2016 by Rbhild
Adult sitting low in the nest

03/16/2016 by Rbhild
one mate on nest and the other100ft away nearby on a post (as in pic)

03/02/2016 by Rbhild
Both mates moving back and forth between a second nest on pier head nearby