Nest #4450

Nickname: Puryear Park Southern Nest
Nest substrate: flood lights
Nest Location Description: On the flood lights near the osprey tower at the southern end of the park between two soccer fields.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Florida Osprey Watchers, Eckerd College, OspreyWatch Pinellas
Latitude: 27.8221216794625
Longitude: -82.6261672367706
Followers: 24

Past Seasons

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

Activity reports

2013 Nest Activity Report by icegull
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 LawrenceEckerd
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
2015 Nest Activity Report by LibbyWilkinson
Adult arrival 12/18/2014 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 1
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging 03/13/2015
Egg laying Chicks last observed 03/23/2015
Incubation initiation 02/06/2015 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2015 Nest Activity Report by erohrka
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 1
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed 06/05/2015
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2015 Nest Activity Report by Sage
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 1
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2016 Nest Activity Report by Olivia Coleman
Adult arrival 02/17/2016 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 Activity Report by KatieG
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

03/22/2017 by Ellen
Male and female in nest, lots of chirping to each other.

03/16/2017 by Ellen
Female in nest, possible incubation. Appears to be communicating (chirping) with female in nest 1733 across the field. Two males flying overhead.

03/05/2017 by Ellen
Male on light post nearby eating a fish, female in nest. Possible incubation

02/26/2017 by Ellen
Male perched on platform nearby. Female flying nearby.

02/19/2017 by Ellen
Female in nest. Male came to perch for a bit, then flew off again.

02/16/2017 by Ellen
Nest fairly well constructed, male perched on osprey tower nearby

02/09/2017 by Ellen
Nest well constructed, no activity observed.

01/24/2017 by KatieG
no female seen, male perched and the nest looks solid

01/19/2017 by AllyMoran
Nest is neat, same size as previous visit. Still just a male perched next to the nest with no female visible.

01/17/2017 by AllyMoran
Nest is larger and neat, no female visible but male is perched nearby.

01/13/2017 by KatieG
nest is being actively built by a male, no female seen

01/09/2017 by AllyMoran
Nest appears larger than 1/04/17, male seen flying about 50m south of nest. No female visible.

01/04/2017 by AllyMoran
Nest is small and barely in-tact, but a male osprey was flying around, collecting twigs and leaves and placing them in the nest.

12/02/2016 by Jweinstein22
no change

11/16/2016 by Jweinstein22
no change

10/30/2016 by Jweinstein22
no change

10/02/2016 by Jweinstein22
nest intact, no osprey present

06/21/2016 by KC
Nest is intact but does not appear to be active. 1 male near by on floodlight.

05/02/2016 by Olivia Coleman
Female and male in the nest. Male flies out of nest.

04/25/2016 by Olivia Coleman
No activity. Nest in-tact.

04/04/2016 by Olivia Coleman
Male and female osprey nearby on light pols.

03/26/2016 by Olivia Coleman
One osprey in nest moving around. One nearby on light pole.

03/11/2016 by Olivia Coleman
Two ospreys present in full nest.

02/22/2016 by Olivia Coleman
Female sits on top of nest fixing branches. Nest is very circular and tightly constructed.

02/17/2016 by Olivia Coleman
2 osprey present in nest. This nest is very small.

01/20/2016 by Conner C.
Could not find nest.

01/11/2016 by Conner C.
Could not find nest.

12/08/2015 by Erin
no nest no birds

10/14/2015 by CJGraham
nest gone?

10/03/2015 by CJGraham
good nest, female on lights nearby

09/20/2015 by CJGraham
nest, no bird

06/18/2015 by Sage
Male near nest, fledge in nest

06/05/2015 by erohrka
One female, one male, and one fledge in nest

05/03/2015 by Danielle M
Unoccupied nest.

04/19/2015 by Danielle M
Adult female in nest.

04/12/2015 by Danielle M
Female sitting in the nest.

04/04/2015 by LibbyWilkinson
Unoccupied nest, male sitting on nearby light pole

03/23/2015 by LibbyWilkinson
Unable to count number of fledglings in nest. One female in nest and make flying around

03/13/2015 by Danielle M
Fledglings in nest!!

03/06/2015 by LibbyWilkinson
no ospreys in or around nest

03/06/2015 by Danielle M
Unoccupied nest.

02/27/2015 by Danielle M
Unoccupied nest.

02/20/2015 by LibbyWilkinson
unoccupied nest, adult ospreys seen flying around the area

02/06/2015 by Danielle M
Unoccupied nest, but female flying nearby.

01/22/2015 by Lena
Still fallen down, no rebuilding seems to be occurring. Male osprey seen on platform opposite fallen nest.

01/18/2015 by elaw
Nest has fallen down! Piece of nest found on the ground beneath. Osprey on flood light nearby.

01/10/2015 by Kevin
No osprey in nest. Male sighted nearby.

12/05/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
1 male osprey was seen directly across the field on a lightpole. Still no real sign change in the nest.

12/01/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
No osprey were seen nearby and the nest is still in disrepair.

11/14/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
No osprey were seen nearby. The nest is still not looking well kept.

11/07/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
No change was seen in the nest and no osprey were seen in the park.

10/23/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
The nest is starting to look slightly decrepit and no osprey were seen nearby.

10/17/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
No change in the nest and no osprey were seen perched nearby.

10/17/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
No change in the nest and no osprey were seen nearby.

10/13/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
No change in the nest and no osprey were seen nearby.

10/02/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
No osprey in the nest but 1 male was observed on the other side of the field eating a fish on a lightpole

09/25/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
No change in nest and no osprey observed nearby.

09/18/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
No osprey were observed nearby and no change in the nest's status.

09/13/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
The nest appears well kept up and 1 male osprey was observed less than 50m away on a nearby light pole.

09/20/2013 by icegull
near a metal mesh platform not in use