Nest #4077

Nickname: Thoroughfare marker G009
Nest substrate: Channel Marker
Nest Location Description: channel marker on the Thoroughfare adjacent to Jamestown Island
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: The Center for Conservation Biology, Chesapeake Bay Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 37.213088
Longitude: -76.755981
Followers: None

Past Seasons

Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013

Activity reports

2013 Nest Activity Report by rfc2616
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
2013 Nest Activity Report by AlisonH
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
2013 Nest Activity Report by GoGoCarl
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
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 04/30/2013 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2014 Nest Activity Report by ChrisC
Adult arrival Nestlings 2
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 04/26/2014 Nest failure 06/29/2014
Clutch hatching 06/01/2014 Reason for nest failure
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 unknown reason
2015 Nest Activity Report by osprey007
Adult arrival 03/27/2015 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
2015 Nest Activity Report by ChrisC
Adult arrival 03/27/2015 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 0
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 04/13/2015 Nest failure 06/07/2015
Clutch hatching 05/25/2015 Reason for nest failure unknown reason
2016 Nest Activity Report by ChrisC
Adult arrival 03/13/2016 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 0
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 05/01/2016 Nest failure 05/13/2016
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure unknown reason
2017 Nest Activity Report by ChrisC
Adult arrival 04/15/2017 Nestlings 2
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 2
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging 08/09/2017
Egg laying Chicks last observed 08/19/2017
Incubation initiation 04/23/2017 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 06/04/2017 Reason for nest failure
2018 Nest Activity Report by ChrisC
Adult arrival 04/21/2018 Nestlings 0
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 0
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure 05/19/2018
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure adult abandonment

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

06/17/2018 by ChrisC
One Osprey perched on post

05/26/2018 by ChrisC
Nest gone, nearby blind empty

05/20/2018 by ChrisC
Nest small and empty. One Osprey on nearby duck blind (#6419)

05/19/2018 by ChrisC
Nest much smaller, and empty. Pair of Ospreys sat on nearby duck blind (#6419)

05/13/2018 by ChrisC
Nest larger. Male on nest re-arranging it. Flies off, "catches" a stick in the river and returns to the nest with it.

05/05/2018 by ChrisC
One Osprey sat up high on the nest

04/29/2018 by ChrisC
One Osprey on the nest. Nest is smaller than yesterday. Another Osprey hovers above and is repeatedly fended off. Later 2 Osprey seen on nest

04/28/2018 by ChrisC
No Osprey, but good sized nest on the post

04/22/2018 by ChrisC
One Osprey on thin nest

04/21/2018 by ChrisC
Two Osprey on and around nest. Nest building activity.

04/01/2018 by ChrisC
One Osprey on the post

09/03/2017 by ChrisC
Nest post empty. Nothing seen nearby.

09/02/2017 by ChrisC
Nest post empty. Nothing seen nearby.

08/31/2017 by ChrisC
Nest post empty. Nothing seen nearby.

08/26/2017 by ChrisC
Nest post empty. Nothing seen nearby.

08/19/2017 by ChrisC
Nest post empty. One juvenile on nearby duck blind.

08/13/2017 by ChrisC
One juvenile sat on the post where the nest used to be. Another juvenile is sat on a nearby duck blind.

08/09/2017 by ChrisC
Two juveniles sat up high on the nest.

07/30/2017 by ChrisC
One adult sat at the side of the nest. Two juveniles sat low.

07/23/2017 by ChrisC
Two juveniles low in the nest. Adult flies in, they raise their heads (but no fish).

07/22/2017 by ChrisC
One adult and 2 juveniles on the nest, flapping their wings

07/15/2017 by ChrisC
One adult and 2 juveniles on the nest.

07/09/2017 by ChrisC
One adult and one chick visible on the nest.

07/08/2017 by ChrisC
Female on nest, she flies off and washes herself in the river. Two chicks clearly visible in the nest, occasionally flapping wings.

07/04/2017 by ChrisC
Female on nest, one chick just visible.

07/02/2017 by ChrisC
One adult and one chick visible on the nest.

06/25/2017 by ChrisC
One adult and at least one chick visible on the nest.

06/18/2017 by ChrisC
Two adults sat on nest at first. One flies off. Some movement of a chick occasionally seen.

06/04/2017 by ChrisC
One adult sat on nest. Later 2 adults, one flies off other reaching into nest.

05/29/2017 by ChrisC
Female on nest. Male arrives, possibly with food, and flies off. Female reaches into nest, and sits down.

05/26/2017 by ChrisC
One Osprey sat fairly low on nest. Other on piling eating a fish.

05/21/2017 by ChrisC
One Osprey sat low on nest.

05/19/2017 by ChrisC
Two Osprey on nest at first, one sat, one standing. Then one flies off, other stands at side of nest, fusses, and sits down. Head moving downwards, possible chicks.

05/14/2017 by ChrisC
One Osprey sat low on nest. Other "washing" itself in the river.

05/07/2017 by ChrisC
One Osprey sat low on nest.

04/29/2017 by ChrisC
One Osprey sat low on nest.

04/23/2017 by ChrisC
Two Osprey on nest, both sat up high.

04/22/2017 by ChrisC
One Osprey on nest. Nest larger.

04/16/2017 by ChrisC
Two Osprey on nest

04/15/2017 by ChrisC
Two Osprey on small nest

04/02/2017 by ChrisC
One Osprey perched on the post. No visible nest.

05/22/2016 by ChrisC
Nest gone, but it looks like they might have set up on top of a nearby duck blind.

05/15/2016 by ChrisC
Nest all but gone. No activity nearby.

05/08/2016 by ChrisC
One bird sat low in nest

05/01/2016 by ChrisC
One bird sat low in nest

04/24/2016 by ChrisC
Two ospreys on small nest

04/17/2016 by ChrisC
Nothing seen. No nest development

03/27/2016 by ChrisC
One bird on small nest.

03/19/2016 by ChrisC
Nothing seen

03/16/2016 by ChrisC
One bird on nest.

03/13/2016 by ChrisC
Two Ospreys on nest site

08/02/2015 by ChrisC
Nest empty at 6:30am.

08/01/2015 by ChrisC
Nest empty

07/26/2015 by ChrisC
Nest empty

07/19/2015 by ChrisC
Nest empty.

07/16/2015 by ChrisC
Nest empty. Then 1 bird returns (to roost?)

07/12/2015 by ChrisC
Nest empty

07/05/2015 by ChrisC
One adult on nest. No chicks visible

06/28/2015 by ChrisC
Nest empty.

06/21/2015 by ChrisC
Female standing high on nest, preening. No chicks visible.

06/14/2015 by ChrisC
Nest empty.

06/07/2015 by ChrisC
One bird perched at side of nest.

05/25/2015 by ChrisC
One bird low on nest. Head occasionally bobbing low into nest.

05/19/2015 by ChrisC
One bird low on nest.

05/02/2015 by ChrisC
One bird low in nest

04/24/2015 by ChrisC
Nest empty at first, both birds in flight above the nest seeing off an eagle. After which the male then female return to the nest, male flies off, female settles down low.

04/19/2015 by ChrisC
One bird to momentarily to the side of nest when I arrive, then settles down very low in nest.

04/17/2015 by ChrisC
One bird low in nest

04/15/2015 by osprey007
Female sitting on nest.

04/13/2015 by ChrisC
One bird fairly low in nest (possible Incubation?)

04/11/2015 by ChrisC
Pair of birds on the nest

04/07/2015 by ChrisC
One bird on nest. Other arrives after a few minutes with nesting material.

04/02/2015 by ChrisC
Pair of birds on the nest

03/27/2015 by ChrisC
Pair of birds on the nest

08/15/2014 by ChrisC
Nest empty.

08/09/2014 by ChrisC
Nest empty.

08/03/2014 by ChrisC
Nest empty at each observation throughout the week.

07/27/2014 by ChrisC
Nest empty

07/13/2014 by ChrisC
One bird (adult) on nest

06/29/2014 by ChrisC
Nest empty for 15 minutes of observation

06/25/2014 by LibbyM

06/15/2014 by ChrisC
One bird low in nest.

06/08/2014 by ChrisC
One adult on nest, feeding chicks. Looks like there might be 2 chicks.

06/01/2014 by ChrisC
One bird low in nest. Flies off and returns shortly after - no food. Tends to the nest, and settles low. About 10 minutes later 2nd bird returns with food and feeds chicks (unseen)

05/23/2014 by ChrisC
One bird low in nest. Occasional shuffling, but still appears to be incubating.

05/18/2014 by ChrisC
One bird low in nest.

05/11/2014 by ChrisC
One bird v.low in nest, barely visible until boat passes - lifts up, then settles

04/26/2014 by ChrisC
One bird low in nest.

04/15/2014 by ChrisC
One bird perched fairly high on nest.

04/06/2014 by ChrisC
Two birds in the nest.

03/09/2014 by ChrisC
One bird perched on nest for extended period of time.

07/03/2013 by
Two adults present. One chick 50 days old.

07/03/2013 by GoGoCarl
Two adults present. One chick 50 days old.

07/03/2013 by AlisonH
Two adults present. One chick 50 days old.

07/03/2013 by rfc2616
Two adults present. One chick 50 days old.

05/05/2013 by LibbyM
Checked this nest with a mirror pole today. 3 eggs.