Nest #3904

Nickname: Lord Delaware Bridge - Mattaponi River
Nest substrate: Osprey Nest Platform
Nest Location Description:
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: The Center for Conservation Biology, Chesapeake Bay Osprey Watchers, Virginia Master Naturalist
Latitude: 37.5366559833429
Longitude: -76.7847826695441
Followers: None

Past Seasons

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

Activity reports

2013 Nest Activity Report by LibbyM
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying 04/09/2013 Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 04/14/2013 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2014 Nest Activity Report by LibbyM
Adult arrival Nestlings 2
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 03/31/2014 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 05/09/2014 Reason for nest failure
2013 Nest Activity Report by bhouston
Adult arrival Nestlings 1
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed 06/15/2013
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2014 Nest Activity Report by JayCyprian
Adult arrival 03/13/2014 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
2015 Nest Activity Report by LibbyM
Adult arrival 03/12/2015 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 Carlton
Adult arrival 04/01/2018 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
2018 Nest Activity Report by Carlton
Adult arrival 04/01/2018 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
2017 Nest Activity Report by Carlton
Adult arrival 04/14/2018 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

03/12/2015 by LibbyM
Both adults repairing nest. Observed copulating.

06/23/2014 by JayCyprian
http://baystrideimages.wordpress.com/2014/06/21/lord-delaware-north-end-between-storms-and-trash/

06/16/2014 by JayCyprian
http://baystrideimages.wordpress.com/2014/06/16/lord-delaware-north-end-reasons-to-be-hopeful/

05/27/2014 by LibbyM
2 chicks 2-3 weeks old. Adult feeding young.

05/16/2014 by JayCyprian
http://baystrideimages.wordpress.com/2014/05/09/lord-delaware-north-end-air-show-before-the-cold-front/

05/16/2014 by JayCyprian
http://baystrideimages.wordpress.com/2014/05/09/lord-delaware-north-end-fishing-heat-another-possible-rival/

05/16/2014 by JayCyprian
more catch up baystrideimages.wordpress.com/2014/04/22/lord-delaware-north-end-competition-continued-construction/

05/16/2014 by JayCyprian
catching up on my blog entries http://baystrideimages.wordpress.com/2014/04/10/lord-delaware-north-end-feeding-on-the-mattaponi/

05/01/2014 by LibbyM
Incubating eggs

04/08/2014 by LibbyM
2 adults. Incubating eggs.

04/08/2014 by LibbyM
Incubating

04/01/2014 by JayCyprian
I saw two horned grebes as well. http://baystrideimages.wordpress.com/2014/04/02/lord-delaware-north-end-hard-wind-an-odd-bird/

04/01/2014 by JayCyprian
Blog entry #2 http://baystrideimages.wordpress.com/2014/03/31/lord-delaware-north-old-trash-parking-and-wild-birds/

03/27/2014 by JayCyprian
Blog entry #1 March 16th http://baystrideimages.wordpress.com/2014/03/16/lord-delaware-north-end-my-osprey-and-observation-location/

03/10/2014 by LibbyM
No sign of adults.

06/21/2013 by Beth D
1 adult and 3 chicks present on nest

06/18/2013 by bhouston
Stopped as passing over Mattaponi bridge to observe nest. One young seemed healthy and happy and survived the storm.

06/01/2013 by Beth D
Appears to be chicks in nest

05/19/2013 by Beth D
2 adults standing on side of nest, one bending over - possibly feeding 1:23 pm

05/10/2013 by LibbyM
Likely hatched. Adult standing on side of nest.

04/23/2013 by LibbyM
One adult incubating.

04/17/2013 by LibbyM
Adult incubating eggs.