Nest #2702

Nickname: Distant Island
Nest substrate: Osprey Nest Platform
Nest Location Description: Platform along side a tidal creek - part of a larger salt marsh.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: LowCountry Institute
Latitude: 32.3948849173745
Longitude: -80.6368654787877
Followers: None

Past Seasons

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

Activity reports

2013 Nest Activity Report by Paub4333
Adult arrival 02/13/2013 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 Paub4333
Adult arrival 03/19/2014 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging 08/01/2014
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2015 Nest Activity Report by Paub4333
Adult arrival 02/06/2015 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 Skippy
Adult arrival 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 Rbhild
Adult arrival 04/20/2016 Nestlings 1
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 05/05/2016 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 06/12/2016 Reason for nest failure

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

03/22/2017 by Skippy
Osprey pair returned within past week - repairing nest.

02/24/2017 by Skippy
Nest damaged (not destroyed) from Hurricane Matthew ... no evidence to date of Osprey return.

06/17/2016 by Skippy
Observed two chicks with both adults ... see photo.

06/12/2016 by Rbhild
a venture across low tide provided.. a protected covered nest, then a visible chick, and second parent arriving

05/05/2016 by Rbhild
I have to wait for lowtide to reach nest for pix, but can monitor with glasses sitting low in nest.

04/01/2016 by Rbhild
Walked across marsh from causeway to observe female atop structure, knowing I was 30yds away

03/04/2016 by Skippy
Observed pair in nest ... first time this season I've seen them together.

03/01/2016 by Skippy
Osprey back ... returning to nest with a fish

02/27/2016 by Skippy
Adult Osprey not observed today ... but did observe a mink in / departing from the nest.

03/30/2013 by Paub4333
Female in nest most of the time. Male is prowling and protecting.

03/11/2013 by Paub4333
Occupied now.