Nest #3732

Nickname: Chesapeake Bay Green CM#5
Nest substrate: Channel Marker
Nest Location Description: Chesapeake Bay Green Channel Marker #5
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: The Center for Conservation Biology, Virginia Aquarium, Chesapeake Bay Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 36.9129950169232
Longitude: -76.0905347157479
Followers: None

Past Seasons

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

Activity reports

2013 Nest Activity Report by Pamela and William
Adult arrival 03/14/2013 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
2013 Nest Activity Report by LibbyM
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 Crystal
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied No Fledglings
Nest Active   First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure 06/18/2014
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure unknown reason
2014 Nest Activity Report by LibbyM
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied No Fledglings
Nest Active   First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2015 Nest Activity Report by Reese
Adult arrival Nestlings 1
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 05/04/2015 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2015 Nest Activity Report by Crystal
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
2016 Nest Activity Report by Reese
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
2017 Nest Activity Report by Pamela and William
Adult arrival 04/02/2017 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
2019 Nest Activity Report by Reese
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

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

06/30/2017 by Reese
June 30, 2017 - banded three chicks purple 22/D, 23/D and 24/D

06/28/2016 by Reese
Banded the two chicks in this nest purple bands 01/D and 02/D on June 27

07/08/2015 by Reese
Chick banded July 8, 2015 with purple band 51/B

07/08/2015 by Crystal
1 chick missing, 2nd chick banded: Right USGS 0928-13924/Left purple 51/B.

07/01/2015 by Crystal
2 chicks (21 days old). 1 adult at nest.

06/08/2015 by Crystal
2 chicks (2-3 days old). 2 adults at nest.

05/05/2015 by Reese
Two eggs as of May 4, 2015

05/04/2015 by Crystal
2 eggs in nest. Two adults seen neither banded.

03/24/2015 by Pamela and William
One Osprey was observed picking up/ carrying nesting material to this nest.

06/18/2014 by LibbyM

06/18/2014 by Crystal
Nest present but no adults seen. Nest failure.

06/21/2013 by LibbyM
Chicks are 1-2 weeks old. Ladder on channel marker rusted off. Can't access for banding. Adjusted lat lon coordinates

03/14/2013 by Pamela and William
During a walk on the beach, we were happy to see the ospreys had returned again this year to build their nest on the channel marker.