Nest #4172

Nickname: HOsprey #7
Nest substrate: Osprey Nest Platform
Nest Location Description: Nest located on nest platform, SW of powerhouse building.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Virginia Master Naturalist, Chesapeake Bay Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 37.301943
Longitude: -77.272333
Followers: None

Past Seasons

Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2013

Activity reports

2013 Nest Activity Report by tyates
Adult arrival Nestlings 0
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 0
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure 06/21/2013
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure unknown reason

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

08/06/2013 by tyates
i go by this nest routinely so I decided to stop and see if anything had changed. The only difference is there is not a stick anywhere in sight. There were sticks on the the platform and on the ground around the base of the pipe bridge support. Now there are none up high or on the ground. The area is totally clean of sticks and debris. I can only assume other birds have scavenged the "parts" for their homes.

06/21/2013 by tyates
Apparently adults have been removing the sticks off the platform for other nests. There were numerous sticks around the base of the pole but almost no sticks were visible on the platform. I guess I was too optimistic last week. Nest is abandoned at this point.

06/13/2013 by tyates
Observed an adult on the platform arranging sticks. The adult was there for about 15 minutes and then I needed to leave. Not sure if was taking sticks from this nest to another or attempting to make something of this location.

05/31/2013 by tyates
Nest was apparently abandoned. It is difficult to see on the platform but it appears to be very sparsely made.