Nest #4091

Nickname: Poplar Island 17
Nest substrate: atop stored weir box
Nest Location Description: nest atop a weir box stored along the central dike road at the NW corner of Cell 3A
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Chesapeake Bay Osprey Watchers, Poplar Island
Latitude: 38.758233
Longitude: -76.385236
Followers: None

Past Seasons

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

Activity reports

2013 Nest Activity Report by JanR
Adult arrival 04/10/2013 Nestlings 1
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 0
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying 04/19/2013 Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure 04/24/2013
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure nest on ground destroyed by grading equipment, birds then went to stored weir box, built nest, laid 3 eggs, hatcher one, but fledged no young
2014 Nest Activity Report by Poplarcrew
Adult arrival Nestlings 1
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 1
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging 08/05/2014
Egg laying 05/05/2014 Chicks last observed 08/05/2014
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching 06/17/2014 Reason for nest failure
2015 Nest Activity Report by Poplarcrew
Adult arrival Nestlings 0
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 0
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure 03/13/2015
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure nest roved due to wetland construction activity at site

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

07/09/2014 by Poplarcrew
Foster chick from Tri-State Bird Rescue and Research was placed in this nest on July 9, 2014 with original nestling, both birds fledged successfully.