Nest #3846

Nickname: Parkand ride ferry nest
Nest substrate: Osprey Nest Platform
Nest Location Description: This nest is along the Rolfe Highway near the park and ride parking lot near the Scotland Ferry terminal.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: The Center for Conservation Biology, Chesapeake Bay Osprey Watchers, Virginia Master Naturalist
Latitude: 37.1811773994955
Longitude: -76.7889964199066
Followers: None

Past Seasons

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

Activity reports

2013 Nest Activity Report by fmsmith
Adult arrival 03/28/2013 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 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
2017 Nest Activity Report by Butterflygirl
Adult arrival 03/20/2017 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

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

03/12/2019 by Butterflygirl
8:30 am. About six sticks on platform with osprey perched also.

03/11/2019 by Butterflygirl
Dusk sighting of osprey on platform

03/08/2018 by Butterflygirl
Male perched on platform

04/09/2017 by Butterflygirl
Nest seems to have more structure but both adults not always on platform, and one is not consistently on the nest yet.

03/20/2017 by Butterflygirl
Pair on platform. Not much of a nest.

04/23/2014 by LibbyM
Bart says he's seen them incubating

04/02/2014 by LibbyM
2 adults seen

06/16/2013 by LibbyM
Adult feeding young

03/28/2013 by fmsmith
Not sure of arrival date for adults but two birds were observed on the nest on 28 March 2013.