Nest #3254

Nickname: 158-B-041
Nest substrate: Osprey Nest Platform
Nest Location Description: ACUA - Penrose Canal East.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: New Jersey Osprey Project
Latitude: 39.3766844302851
Longitude: -74.4422572102254
Followers: None

Past Seasons

Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013

Activity reports

2013 Nest Activity Report by Ben Wurst
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 2
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 Ollie
Adult arrival Nestlings 1
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 Ben Wurst
Adult arrival Nestlings 2
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
2015 Nest Activity Report by Ollie
Adult arrival 04/14/2015 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 05/11/2015 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2016 Nest Activity Report by Ollie
Adult arrival 05/02/2016 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 Ollie
Adult arrival 05/01/2017 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
2018 Nest Activity Report by Ollie
Adult arrival 04/10/2018 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

04/11/2019 by Ollie
2 birds on the platform the morning of 4/10, but only one that afternoon and again one 4/11 morning. Matches last year's adult arrival.

03/26/2019 by Ollie
Observed one bird on the nest platform.

07/02/2018 by Ollie
Got a better view yesterday and confirmed at least 2 chicks. Both are pretty good size.

06/21/2018 by Ollie
While mama bird is still blocking most of mt view, I was able to see at least 1 chick in the nest. Hoping to find a different spot to observe the nest.

06/12/2018 by Ollie
Observed the female osprey standing on the side of the nest. She is in my direct line of sight blocking any chance of seeing if there's a chick or two.

05/14/2018 by Ollie
For the past month I have only observed the female sitting down in the nest. Today was the first time I've seen both birds at the nest stand.

04/12/2018 by Ollie
Observed both male and female at the nest on 4/10 and today.

04/04/2018 by Ollie
One osprey (the male I believe) sitting on the nest platform waiting for his mate.

10/24/2017 by Ben Wurst
Must have a new nesting pair here since it was productive in the past. Will record as active and housekeeping (no young).

05/01/2017 by Ollie
For nearly a month, I have only seen the 1 osprey (presumably the female) at this platform. Today I finally saw a second bird and may have actually witnessed them copulating.

04/05/2017 by Ollie
I had witnessed a bird at this platform on the morning of 3/17, but did not see it that afternoon or the next day. Again, a bird at the platform on 3/28 but gone again. On 4/3, I started to see a bird each morning and afternoon, but no mate yet.

05/10/2016 by Ollie
Both birds seemed to be hunkered down in the nest. Probably just trying to stay warm.

05/02/2016 by Ollie
First time I've seen 2 birds at this nest

03/29/2016 by Ollie
Observed one bird perching on this nest.

05/14/2015 by Ollie
I have observed the female(I assume) sitting down in the nest for the last 4 days. Occasionally, a second bird is present.

04/27/2015 by Ollie
Since seeing 2 birds at this nest on 4/14, I've yet to see more than 1 since, and frequently none at all.

04/14/2015 by Ollie
Finally !! Observed 2 adults on the platform this afternoon. I had seen a single bird on 3/30 and again the next morning of 3/31, then nothing since.

10/15/2014 by Ben Wurst
Thanks for the report, Ollie! There were actually two young produced at this nest this year.

07/09/2014 by Ollie
Finally !!! I was beginning to wonder if this nest was a failure. The past week I've noticed both adult birds at the nest with the female standing on the side of the nest, but no sign of chicks. Today I was able to see one chick. There may be more, but tough to see from where I can observe this nest.

05/21/2014 by Ollie
Observed osprey sitting down in the nest, possibly sitting on eggs.

04/03/2014 by Ollie
Osprey spotted on the nest platform.

08/03/2013 by Ollie
Did not see any young birds on this nest.