Nest #4227

Nickname: Fisherman's Island NWR--snag along road
Nest substrate: Dead Tree
Nest Location Description: Nest is in a dead tree with sprawling limbs on the E side of the road.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: The Center for Conservation Biology, Chesapeake Bay Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 37.094639
Longitude: -75.969893
Followers: 3

Past Seasons

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

Activity reports

2013 Nest Activity Report by Alex
Adult arrival 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 nest destroyed during storm
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 Nest failure 06/13/2013
Clutch hatching 05/28/2013 Reason for nest failure nest destroyed during storm
2014 Nest Activity Report by LibbyM
Adult arrival 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
2017 Nest Activity Report by ESV Biologist
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

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

06/17/2014 by LibbyM
1 adult present. Small nest built. No sign of breeding attempt.

05/28/2014 by LibbyM
1 adult on tree with new sticks, nest building

04/04/2014 by LibbyM
2 adults present. Nest blown out of tree last fall. Pair has not started rebuilding.

06/19/2013 by LibbyM
Nest had at least one chick when destroyed by storm.

06/17/2013 by Alex
This nest was destroyed, likely by the recent storm.

06/10/2013 by Alex
Pair perched near nest