Nest #4140

Nickname:
Nest substrate: Pilings and Old Pipe
Nest Location Description: Nest was located on abandoned pilings located close to the bridge in Tappahannock. Birds behavior suggested nestlings present in 2013 but could not get close enough because of submerged hazards.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: The Center for Conservation Biology, Chesapeake Bay Osprey Watchers, Eastern Virginia Rivers NWR Complex
Latitude: 37.9309891090212
Longitude: -76.8535764332046
Followers: None

Past Seasons

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

Activity reports

2013 Nest Activity Report by Eastern Virginia Rivers NWR Summer Crew
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 EVR Biologist
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 2
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed 10/07/2014
Incubation initiation 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
2015 Nest Activity Report by EVR Biologist
Adult arrival Nestlings 3
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 3
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying 04/28/2015 Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2016 Nest Activity Report by Carlton
Adult arrival 05/30/2016 Nestlings 1
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed 06/05/2016
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

07/10/2015 by EVR Biologist
1 adult, 3 fledged chicks

06/12/2015 by EVR Biologist
8:49 AM- three 5-6 week old chicks. Hard to get to by the bridge and all three were banded. First chick: FWS band: 0928-13831, purple band 58C, tail- 12.5 cm, weight- 1.65 kg. Second chick: FWS band-0928-13832, purple band 59C, tail- 10 cm, weight- 1.3 kg. Third chick: FWS band-0928-13833, purple band- 60C, tail- 12.5 cm, weight- 1.55kg.

04/28/2015 by EVR Biologist
8:56AM-Nesting incubator, no mate in site

07/07/2014 by EVR Biologist
2 adults, 2 fledglings.

06/19/2014 by EVR Biologist
1 adult, 2 nestlings ~ 6-7 weeks old. Banded nestlings: Purple 34/B; 35/B.

05/27/2014 by LibbyM
2 chicks about 2-3 weeks old. Female banded with purple XX.

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

04/22/2013 by LibbyM
2 adults. 4 eggs.