Nest #4330

Nickname: Broad Bay marker Red 14
Nest substrate: Channel Marker
Nest Location Description: Channel marker Red 14 in Broad Bay. On a lighted marker with a ladder.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: The Center for Conservation Biology, Virginia Aquarium, Chesapeake Bay Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 36.901658
Longitude: -76.053183
Followers: None

Past Seasons

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

Activity reports

2013 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 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2014 Nest Activity Report by Reese
Adult arrival Nestlings 3
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
2014 Nest Activity Report by Crystal
Adult arrival Nestlings 3
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 3
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2014 Nest Activity Report by LibbyM
Adult arrival Nestlings 3
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 04/22/2013 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 05/31/2013 Reason for nest failure
2015 Nest Activity Report by Reese
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
2015 Nest Activity Report by Crystal
Adult arrival Nestlings 2
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
2017 Nest Activity Report by Reese
Adult arrival Nestlings 3
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
2018 Nest Activity Report by Reese
Adult arrival Nestlings 1
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 05/01/2018 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

07/05/2018 by Reese
July 5, 2018 - Banded one nestling with purple band 46/D. Do not know what happened to second nestling in this nest.

06/09/2018 by Reese
June 7 2 chicks 4-7 days old

05/06/2018 by Reese
3 eggs as of May 3, 2018

05/06/2018 by Reese
3 eggs as of May 3, 2018

06/29/2017 by Reese
June 29 2017 banded two chicks purple 20/D and 21/D

06/18/2017 by Reese
June 15, 2017 - 3 nestlings 14 days old

07/08/2015 by Reese
The adult female at this nest is banded on her right leg, but band number not known. Likely banded by Reese Lukei a few years ago.

07/08/2015 by Reese
Chick banded July 8, 2015 with purple band 50/B

07/08/2015 by Crystal
Banded chick right USGS 0928-13923/left purple 50/B.

07/01/2015 by Crystal
1 chick. 1 adult female at nest.

06/19/2015 by Crystal
2 chicks, 1 adult female at nest.

06/08/2015 by Crystal
3 eggs, one adult female at nest.

05/27/2015 by Crystal
3 eggs.

05/05/2015 by Reese
Two eggs as of May 4, 2015

05/04/2015 by Crystal
2 eggs in nest, female banded on right leg.

07/17/2014 by Crystal
1 adult female seen at nest with 3 chicks. Adult flew off nest with fish. One juvenile eating fish in nest.

07/17/2014 by Reese
Two chicks still in nest - photo July 17, 2014

07/02/2014 by Crystal
1 adult female seen at nest with 3 chicks 4-5 weeks old. Banded 3 chicks right leg USFWS silver bands, left leg purple band as follows 74/B, 75/B and 76/B.

06/26/2014 by Crystal
1 adult female unbanded seen at nest with 3 chicks about 3 weeks old.

06/19/2014 by Reese
Three chicks about two weks old

06/18/2014 by Crystal
Two adults both unbanded seen at nest with 3 chicks 2-3 weeks old.

06/18/2014 by LibbyM
3 chicks. 2-3 weeks.

07/01/2013 by LibbyM
Two chicks 25-30 days old. Banded the oldest chick. collected one addled egg for contaminant analysis at VIMS.