Nest #32

Nickname: College Creek - Duck Blind
Nest substrate: Duck Blind
Nest Location Description: duck blind on shoals near College Creek parking lot along Colonial National Parkway
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Virginia Master Naturalist, Chesapeake Bay Osprey Watchers, The Center for Conservation Biology
Latitude: 37.222492
Longitude: -76.692841
Followers: None

Past Seasons

Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2015 2014 2013 2012

Activity reports

2012 Nest Activity Report by LibbyM
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
2013 Nest Activity Report by LibbyM
Adult arrival 03/23/2013 Nestlings 1
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 04/14/2013 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 05/19/2013 Reason for nest failure
2014 Nest Activity Report by osprey007
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
2014 Nest Activity Report by bruceg
Adult arrival Nestlings 0
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2014 Nest Activity Report by LibbyM
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

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

04/07/2015 by osprey007
Unfortunately, Canada goose took over nest site again this year. Sitting on nest.

03/16/2015 by osprey007
Canada Goose has been sitting on the nest off and on. Osprey has been observed on nest site several times. However, I'm afraid the goose might prevail again this year.

07/07/2014 by bruceg
No activity at this nest

06/29/2014 by bruceg
Two adults on nest. No chick sighted

06/11/2014 by LibbyM
Nest empty. Btoh adults present.

05/25/2014 by osprey007
One adult osprey perched on post on duck blind. No activity on nest that Canada Goose previously occupied.

05/18/2014 by osprey007
No osprey around nest site today

05/12/2014 by osprey007
Canada Goose is gone. Osprey pair flying around nest.

05/08/2014 by osprey007
Canada Goose still faithfully sitting on nest.

04/05/2014 by osprey007
Canada Goose observed nesting on this site

06/30/2013 by LibbyM
One juvenile on nest ~6-8 weeks old.

06/16/2013 by LibbyM
Adult circling nest from above. 3 humans waded to duck blind at low tide and climbed nest structure.

06/02/2013 by LibbyM
Adult standing on nest. Assume with young.

05/26/2013 by LibbyM
2 adults feeding young

05/19/2013 by LibbyM
One adult, probably feeding young. Not 100% sure.

04/29/2013 by LibbyM
Adult osprey incubating eggs

03/23/2013 by LibbyM
2 adults present at duck blind nest