Nest #2620

Nickname: General's Landing-Platform
Nest substrate: Osprey Nest Platform
Nest Location Description: Opposite General's Landing-Platform on right
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: LowCountry Institute
Latitude: 32.3131621203
Longitude: -80.697625439
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 04/02/2013 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying 04/09/2013 Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure 07/03/2013
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure unknown reason
2015 Nest Activity Report by yvon
Adult arrival 05/29/2015 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
2016 Nest Activity Report by cp
Adult arrival 03/15/2016 Nestlings 2
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 2
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging 08/04/2016
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 05/04/2016 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2017 Nest Activity Report by cp
Adult arrival 03/22/2017 Nestlings 1
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 1
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging 08/15/2017
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 04/19/2017 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2018 Nest Activity Report by cp
Adult arrival 03/19/2018 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 05/08/2018 Nest failure 06/07/2018
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure eggs or young killed by predator
Nest Activity Report by cp
Adult arrival 04/09/2019 Nestlings 1
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 04/09/2019 Nest failure 06/05/2019
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure adult abandonment

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

08/09/2019 by cp
1 adult ospr sitting on new nest this morning

07/31/2019 by cp
1 adult ospr sitting on the new nest this morning

07/24/2019 by cp
no birds at the new nest site today

07/23/2019 by cp
1 adult sitting in new nest in the morning, no birds at the nest in the afternoon

07/17/2019 by cp
1 adult at the new nest site, another one was bringing new nesting material to the new nest

07/16/2019 by cp
no birds at the new nest

07/10/2019 by cp
1 adult sitting in new nest in the afternoon

07/08/2019 by cp
new nest unattended in the morning

07/05/2019 by cp
no birds at the new nest in the morning

07/03/2019 by cp
new nest being constructed on de-energized power pole next to original nest, this nest will be allowed to continue because it does not pose a problem to the birds or anyone else, this will be a late season nest,

06/26/2019 by cp
new nest on power pole removed for a 3rd time, more traffic cones placed on top of pole to discourage nesting

06/24/2019 by cp
new nest under construction on power pole, 1 adult on power pole, building nest around traffic cone on pole, apparently the cone is not a deterrent

06/21/2019 by cp
new nest site torn down, installed traffic cone on top of pole to discourage new nest construction

06/20/2019 by cp
no birds on new nest construction site, scheduled to be torn down

06/18/2019 by cp
new nest being constructed on power pole, 1 adult sitting on the nest & another sitting on the pole eating a fish

06/13/2019 by cp
old nest abandoned, new nest construction on power pole removed for the 2nd time, no birds observed at the new nest location

06/10/2019 by cp
no activity on old nest, new nest being constructed on nearby power pole, will have to be removed

06/07/2019 by cp
old nest abandoned, new nest on power pole removed by maintenance personnel on 6-6-19, 2 adults bringing new nesting material, it will have to be removed

06/05/2019 by cp
no birds at nest site, new nest being constructed on nearby pole, 2 adult & small amount of nesting material @ new site (this will have to be dismantled because it is on live power wires & poses a danger to the nesting birds)-I fear that the old nest w/ nestling may have failed. Nestling last observed in the old nest on 5/31/19.

06/04/2019 by cp
no birds observed at the nest site, an adult flew over the nest carry a stick, circled the nest & flew away, it did not land @ the nest site

05/31/2019 by cp
1 adult & 1 nestling observed, adult was preening

05/30/2019 by cp
1 adult & 1 nestling observed. adult was preening. another adult was perched on pole nearby

05/24/2019 by cp
1 adult ospr & 1 nestling observed, first time seeing the nestling

05/23/2019 by cp
1 ospr in nest, keeps looking down into nest, haven't see any nestlings yet

05/21/2019 by cp
1 ospr on nest, not incubating, keeps looking down into nest, maybe nestlings in there, cant see them yet

05/15/2019 by cp
1 ospr incubating, 1 ospr on nest perch

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 eating a fish on a nearby pole

04/10/2019 by cp
1 ospr on nest incubating

04/09/2019 by cp
2 ospr on nest, 1 appears to be 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
a crow sitting in nest, ospr flew up and flushed out crow then flew over to nearby pole

03/15/2019 by cp
1 ospr on nest

03/12/2019 by cp
1 ospr perched on pole near nest

06/07/2018 by cp
no ospr on nest, crow in nest pecking on eggs. crow flew off with eggshell, returned minutes later pecking on other eggs

06/06/2018 by cp
no birds observed

05/31/2018 by cp
1 ospr perched on nest, flew off at my approach

05/30/2018 by cp
1 ospr incubating

05/22/2018 by cp
1 ospr incubating

05/18/2018 by cp
1 ospr incubating

05/14/2018 by cp
1 ospr incubating

05/08/2018 by cp
1 ospr incubating, 1 ospr perched on nearby pole

04/26/2018 by cp
2 ospr perched on nest

04/17/2018 by cp
1 ospr perched on nest, 1 ospr bringing nesting material

04/13/2018 by cp
1 ospr on nest doing nest maintenance, 1 ospr on perch

04/05/2018 by cp
2 ospr perched on nest

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

03/26/2018 by cp
1 ospr perched on nearby pole

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

08/24/2017 by cp
fledgling perched on pole near nest

08/15/2017 by cp
chick fledged since last visit on 8/4/17

08/04/2017 by cp
nestling eating, 1 adult on nest perch

08/02/2017 by cp
1 adult & 1 nestling observed

07/11/2017 by cp
1 adult & 1 nestling observed

06/27/2017 by cp
1 adult & 1 nestling observed

06/21/2017 by cp
1 adult & 1 nestling observed

06/06/2017 by cp
1 adult incubating

05/31/2017 by cp
1 ospr incubating

05/30/2017 by cp
1 ospr incubating, 1 ospr perched on adjacent pole

05/23/2017 by cp
1 ospr incubating

05/18/2017 by cp
1 ospr incubating

05/16/2017 by cp
1 ospr incubating

05/12/2017 by cp
1 ospr incubating

05/10/2017 by cp
1 ospr incubating

05/02/2017 by cp
1 ospr incubating

04/28/2017 by cp
1 ospr perched on pole next to nest

04/25/2017 by cp
1 ospr incubating

04/21/2017 by cp
1 ospr incubating

04/20/2017 by cp
2 ospr perched on nest edge

04/19/2017 by cp
1 ospr incubating, 1 ospr perched on nest edge

04/17/2017 by cp
1 ospr on perch, 1 ospr on nest edge

03/22/2017 by cp
2 ospr on perch

08/12/2016 by cp
both fledglings perched on different poles near nest

08/08/2016 by cp
both fledglings on the nest, one adult on nearby pole

08/04/2016 by cp
1 juvenal & 1 adult perched on pole next to nest, 1 adult perched on a different pole, 1 juvenal on nest & flew off @ my approach ( both juvenals have fledged)

08/01/2016 by cp
2 nestlings on nest, 2 adults on nearby pole

07/29/2016 by cp
1 adult on nearby pole, 2 juvenals on nest

07/28/2016 by cp
1 adult & 2 nestlings on nest, 1 adult on nearby pole

07/27/2016 by cp
1 adult & 2 nestlings on nest

07/25/2016 by cp
adult feeding both nestlings

07/21/2016 by cp
2 juvenal ospr on nest, 2 adult ospr on nearby pole

07/18/2016 by cp
2 nestlings in nest, 1 adult on adjacent pole

07/12/2016 by cp
adult brought a flounder to the nest for both nestlings

07/11/2016 by cp
adult shading both nestlings

07/08/2016 by cp
adult ospr shading 2 nestlings

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

07/06/2016 by cp
1 ospr & 2 nestlings

06/30/2016 by cp
first sighting of 2 nestlings, 1 adult ospr in nest

06/21/2016 by cp
2 adult ospr on nest

06/14/2016 by cp
1 ospr in nest, 1 ospr perched on nearby pole

06/09/2016 by cp
1 ospr inubating

05/26/2016 by cp
1 ospr incubating, 1 ospr perched nearby

05/19/2016 by cp
1 ospr incubating, 1 ospr on perch

05/11/2016 by cp
1 ospr incubating

05/04/2016 by cp
1 ospr incubating

04/29/2016 by cp
1 ospr on nest

04/20/2016 by cp
1 ospr on nest

04/12/2016 by cp
1 ospr on nest

04/05/2016 by cp
1 ospr on nest, 1 ospr on perch

03/29/2016 by cp
new nesting material present

03/22/2016 by cp
1 ospr on edge of nest

03/15/2016 by cp
2 ospr on platform, old nest

03/03/2016 by cp
no activity, old nest

06/12/2015 by yvon
Observed one adult on nest and one adult feeding on nearby pole.

05/29/2015 by yvon
Observed Osprey on nest and one Osprey on pole to the right feeding.

05/04/2015 by yvon
Observed one adult on edge of nest.

04/17/2015 by yvon
No Ospreys observed.

03/12/2015 by yvon
No Ospreys observed.

08/14/2014 by yvon
25Mar-27May one adult osprey observed deep in nest. One adult perched nearby. On the 27May one osprey was returning with a fish and being chased by a bald eagle as both birds flew over the Osprey in the nest she flew up at the eagle and chase it for a long distance. The next day I observed two chicks in the nest.22Jul observed two fledglings on the nest and two adults perched nearby.21 Aug No Osprey's present

04/02/2013 by yvon
4/02/13 - 7/9/13 Ospreys observed mating, feeding, bringing nesting material to platform. No Ospreys were observed setting low in nest. 7/03/13 Observed that a new nest was started on top of adjacient utility pole. 8/8/13 No Ospreys observed