Nest #4342

Nickname: Slow No Wake Zone Platform Broad Bay
Nest substrate: Osprey Nest Platform
Nest Location Description: Platform mounted on pole above no wake sign.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: The Center for Conservation Biology, Virginia Aquarium, Chesapeake Bay Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 36.870336
Longitude: -75.999697
Followers: None

Past Seasons

Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013

Activity reports

2013 Nest Activity Report by LibbyM
Adult arrival Nestlings 3
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 3
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging 07/01/2013
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 LibbyM
Adult arrival Nestlings 3
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 03/29/2014 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 05/07/2014 Reason for nest failure
2014 Nest Activity Report by Crystal
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
2015 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 05/04/2015 Reason for nest failure
2015 Nest Activity Report by Crystal
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 05/04/2015 Reason for nest failure
2016 Nest Activity Report by Reese
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
2017 Nest Activity Report by Reese
Adult arrival Nestlings 3
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 2
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
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
2019 Nest Activity Report by Reese
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

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

06/07/2019 by Reese
June 3, 2019 - banded two chicks with purple bands 61/D and 62/D bands - see photos

05/13/2019 by Reese
May 10, 2019 - 2 chicks and one egg - chicks 1-2 days old.

06/22/2018 by Reese
June 21, 2018 - Banded 3 chicks with purple bands 35/D, 36/D and 37/D

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

06/15/2017 by Reese
June 15, 2017 - Banded one chick with purple band 11/D. A second chick was in the nest but its leg was too small to band.

06/08/2015 by Crystal
Banded all three chicks today. Right USGS 0928-13950/ Left purple 77/B; Right USGS 0928-13951/Left purple 78/B; Right USGS 0928-13952/Left purple 79/B.

05/28/2015 by Reese
Three chicks about 4 weeks old as of May 27, 2015

05/27/2015 by Crystal
3 chicks about 4 weeks old. Adult female at nest.

05/06/2015 by Reese
As of May 4, 2015 there were three just hatched chicks in this nest.

05/04/2015 by Crystal
3rd chick hatched today

07/17/2014 by Crystal
No activity at nest.

06/18/2014 by LibbyM
3 chicks, 6+ weeks.

06/18/2014 by Reese
Three chicks about 45 to 50 days of age. Too old to band without risk of jumping off their nest platform. Photos - three chicks with adult female.

06/18/2014 by Crystal
2 adults seen at nest both unbanded. 3 chicks seen in nest 6+ weeks old.

07/01/2013 by LibbyM
Three chicks ~ 60 days old.