Nest #3635

Nickname: Deacon Joe
Nest substrate: Osprey Nest Platform
Nest Location Description: Deacon Joe.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: New Jersey Osprey Project
Latitude: 39.2342923245
Longitude: -74.6308631756
Followers: None

Past Seasons

Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2021 2020 2019

Activity reports

2020 Nest Activity Report by J.P.
Adult arrival Nestlings 3
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 3
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging 07/22/2020
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching 05/25/2020 Reason for nest failure
2021 Nest Activity Report by J.P.
Adult arrival Nestlings 2
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 2
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed 09/09/2021
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
Nest Activity Report by J.P.
Adult arrival Nestlings 3
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 3
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching 05/30/2022 Reason for nest failure

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

08/06/2022 by J.P.
All three fledglings are thriving and making flights.

07/03/2022 by J.P.
Both adults are around and three babies are present.

06/11/2022 by J.P.
Three chicks have been observed and are being fed!

05/30/2022 by J.P.
One adult on the nest, one on the perch. They are making the motions of feeding a chick but the nest is too deep to confirm at this time.

05/27/2022 by J.P.
Both adults are present. One is sitting on the nest.

09/05/2021 by J.P.
1 adult and 2 juveniles are present.

08/21/2021 by J.P.
2 fledglings and both parents are present.

08/07/2021 by J.P.
Both adults and two fledglings are present. The fledglings are taking short flights around the nest.

07/23/2021 by J.P.
Both adults and two chicks are present

07/03/2021 by J.P.
Two chicks are present and growing.

06/12/2021 by J.P.
Two chicks have been observed. The dominant chick is often pecking at the sibling during feedings.

06/11/2021 by J.P.
One adult on the nest, the other bringing fish. One chick can be seen.

05/31/2021 by J.P.
One on the nest, one bringing fish to the nest. Two days of wind and rain.

05/15/2021 by J.P.
One on the nest, one on the porch

05/08/2021 by J.P.
One on the nest, one on the perch

04/23/2021 by J.P.
Two osprey are present with one staying on the nest

09/20/2020 by J.P.
The fledglings are gone.

09/07/2020 by J.P.
The adults don’t appear to be around. The fledglings are still around but not spending a lot of time on the nest.

08/08/2020 by J.P.
Both parents and all three fledglings are accounted for after the hurricane. The fledglings are spending more time away from the nest.

07/25/2020 by J.P.
All 3 fledglings are taking turns perching on the posts and beginning to explore outside of the nest.

07/22/2020 by J.P.
The first chick fledged!

07/11/2020 by J.P.
All three chicks are present and doing well. One is starting to regularly flap it’s wings and hop around on the nest.

06/27/2020 by J.P.
All three chicks are thriving.

06/13/2020 by J.P.
Three chicks have been confirmed!

05/31/2020 by J.P.
The female appears to be feeding a chick. I cannot get a visual on the chick to confirm.

05/25/2020 by J.P.
After watching the female sit for three days I saw the female move half an egg shell to the side of the nest. The male is now bringing fish almost every hour. I can see them make the motions of feeding a chick but the nest side is too high to confirm.

06/22/2019 by J.P.
Observed two chicks being fed on May 31. No sign of the chicks on June 22. The two adults are still present.