Nest #2682

Nickname: Fripp Island Other manmade structure 1
Nest substrate: Radio antenna
Nest Location Description: BEHIND CENTURY LINK BLDG
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: LowCountry Institute
Latitude: 32.31833
Longitude: -80.47754
Followers: None

Past Seasons

Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2019 2018 2014 2013 2012

Activity reports

2012 Nest Activity Report by KristenM
Adult arrival Nestlings 1
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 0
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2013 Nest Activity Report by dgwork
Adult arrival Nestlings 2
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 2
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed 07/05/2013
Incubation initiation 04/12/2013 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2014 Nest Activity Report by dgwork
Adult arrival 03/19/2014 Nestlings 1
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 1
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging 07/12/2014
Egg laying 04/08/2014 Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 04/08/2014 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 05/13/2014 Reason for nest failure
2019 Nest Activity Report by patsims
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

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

by Lindas
a pair of ospreys have arrived flying around, sitting on dish, and adding twigs to the remains of the nest built in 2018

09/09/2019 by patsims
Hurricane Dorian blew the nest away

08/30/2019 by patsims
No osprey on nest. Chick has fledged

08/16/2019 by patsims
One osprey setting on the edge of the nest

08/08/2019 by patsims
No Osprey in the nest. Chick has fledged

07/24/2019 by patsims
Two adult osprey on the edge of the nest and one chick in the nest

07/17/2019 by patsims
Adult and one chick in the nest

07/03/2019 by Lindas
Jack observed 2 chicks sitting in nest

06/27/2019 by patsims
One osprey on the side of the next, not setting on eggs. No sign of babies. Second osprey on the antenna near the nest. No sign of feeding babies.

06/21/2019 by patsims
One osprey on the nest and one near on the antenna. No offspring observed nor activity that looked like feeding

06/11/2019 by patsims
No osprey observed on nest

06/03/2019 by patsims
One osprey on the nest and one near by on antenna

05/22/2019 by patsims
One osprey setting on the nest and a second osprey about 10 feet away on an antenna. Seems to be a familiar pattern as this is has been their position for about 2 weeks

05/07/2019 by patsims
One osprey setting on an antenna about 4 feet from nest and a second osprey setting on a water tower about 50 feet away from nest

03/23/2019 by patsims
One osprey sited setting on the edge of the nest

03/21/2019 by Lindas
nest from 2018 has been being added to and occupied

03/12/2019 by patsims
Three osprey sited soaring high over the nest

03/02/2019 by patsims
No osprey sited

09/01/2018 by patsims
2 adults on nest, could not see young osprey or feeding activity

08/14/2018 by patsims
2 adults and 1 baby, could not see the 2nd

07/15/2018 by patsims
one adult feeding 2 babies, 2nd adult watching

07/09/2018 by patsims
adult and 2 babies. Due to nest height difficult to tell if a 3rd.

06/29/2018 by patsims
adult on nest, one baby, probably 2

06/22/2018 by patsims
one osprey on nest

06/15/2018 by patsims
one osprey on nest

06/12/2018 by patsims
2 on platform, one flew off as we observed

06/05/2018 by patsims
One osprey on nest, one on side of platform

05/11/2018 by patsims
one osprey nesting

04/22/2018 by patsims
osprey is sitting on nest, has been for past 3 days

04/04/2018 by patsims
i have been biking daily and have seen no activity on nest

03/29/2018 by patsims
observed 2 osprey, one on the tower and one on the nest

03/26/2018 by patsims
heard high chirp of osprey in trees near tower but did not see bird. spanish moss has been added.

03/16/2018 by patsims
one osprey flew into nest; second osprey flew out and soured high over nest. a few branches have been added to nest.

02/25/2018 by patsims
no osprey observed. a few branches

05/22/2013 by dgwork
Incubation activity still evident

07/13/2012 by KristenM
Both adults are circling nearby, maybe searching for food. Chick is sitting up in the nest.

06/12/2012 by KristenM
1 adult sitting on the nest. Mother appeared to be feeding a chick. Heard repeated calls from adults.

05/11/2012 by KristenM
1 adult sitting on the nest, the male flew in and landed by the nest.

04/11/2012 by KristenM
1 adult on the nest, 1 adult perched on the bars of the radio tower

01/18/0003 by patsims
no osprey;observed 2 turkey vultures