Nest #3907

Nickname: Oyster House
Nest substrate: Possibly old feed silo
Nest Location Description: Long established nest on top of rusting silo. Showing some storm damage. Pair of ospreys first observed 3/27 for 2014 season.
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Monitoring Groups: Chesapeake Bay Osprey Watchers, Virginia Master Naturalist
Latitude: 38.1229446394805
Longitude: -76.6414212799072
Followers: None

Past Seasons

Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2014 2013

Activity reports

2013 Nest Activity Report by Bobbie
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied   Fledglings
Nest Active   First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2014 Nest Activity Report by BBNJ ospreys
Adult arrival 03/27/2014 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying 04/19/2014 Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

04/23/2014 by BBNJ ospreys
Week of 4/7/2014 Aggressive behavior observed with birds swooping in on bird on nest and physically knocking them from the nest. Week of 4/14/2014 Extensive reconstructive nest building taking place. Birds observed throwing out sticks 4/18/2014 Birds observed on the nest "mounting" each other. 4/21/2013 Bird now observed "sitting".

04/11/2014 by BBNJ ospreys
Some competition taking place for this nesting site. Ospreys observed attacking and physically knocking "resident" osprey off the nest.

04/09/2013 by Bobbie
Canada geese inhabit this next this year.