Nest #4452

Nickname: Canterbury Nest E
Nest substrate: flood lights
Nest Location Description: On school flood lights behind building (drive around). two possible nests. first on flood light right behind school, second on flood lights on baseball field across bridge and further back behind school/marine lab.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Florida Osprey Watchers, Eckerd College, OspreyWatch Pinellas
Latitude: 27.825135
Longitude: -82.620883
Followers: 21

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
2014 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
2013 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 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 02/20/2015 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
2016 Nest Activity Report by smgordon
Adult arrival 02/16/2016 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 03/22/2016 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
Nest Activity Report by KatieG
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 01/24/2017 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

03/22/2017 by Ellen
Male and female in nest, appear to be building nest. Male flew off and returned with a stick.

03/16/2017 by Ellen
Parakeets adding to the bottom of the nest. Female in nest. Male stopped by and perched on side, bobbed head in and out of nest.

03/05/2017 by Ellen
Male perched nearby, female in nest. Possible incubation

02/26/2017 by Ellen
Female in nest, male perched across field

02/19/2017 by Ellen
Female perched nearby, 2 males flying nearby Later observed possible female in nest, difficult to see.

02/16/2017 by Ellen
No activity at or around nest, appears unoccupied

02/09/2017 by Ellen
Female osprey chirping nearby, no sign of chicks. Small male in the area.

01/24/2017 by KatieG
female sitting low incubating, several males flying in area being very loud, solid nest

01/20/2017 by KatieG
occupied, nest still large and stable, female perched inside, not incubating

01/17/2017 by KatieG
female in nest, male seen nearby, no incubation yet, solid nest

01/13/2017 by KatieG
nest occupied by male and female, looks larger/ added too, crows present underneath the nest

01/10/2017 by AllyMoran
Small nest with no visible osprey in area, does not look recently added-to.

01/04/2017 by AllyMoran
Nest in-tact but does not appear to be occupied yet.

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

06/21/2016 by KC
Nest does not appear to be active. 3 Ospreys on lamp posts nearby. 2 males and 1 unknown.

05/05/2016 by smgordon
At least 1 osprey low in nest. Age unknown but probably adult or fledgling. Male osprey on another light post nearby.

04/21/2016 by smgordon
1 bird in nest. possibly medium sized chick but could not be sure.

04/07/2016 by smgordon
1 osprey in nest. sex unknown.

03/22/2016 by smgordon
2 ospreys, 1 male and 1 female. one sitting down in nest. second osprey landed briefly before flying off to near by light pole.

03/08/2016 by smgordon
Nest nearest school had 1 osprey land on nest. female osprey seen sitting on other flood lights. second osprey sitting on light further away.several ospreys (4or5) in area/on nest further back. other nest possibly new nest.

03/01/2016 by smgordon
Large nest in flood lights on back field. Difficult to get good visual of nest/inside nest. 1 large female osprey sitting on electricity pole away from nest eating a whole fish. Decent size nest nearer osprey but kind of falling down. It is not clear which nest is active/ if both are acive

02/16/2016 by smgordon
Decently maintained nest in flood light being building/school. 2 ospreys; 1 female, one unconfirmed sex. Another osprey in distance (male) on lights but no nest .

01/29/2016 by Kendra
There was no nest, but two osprey near the baseball field.

01/21/2016 by Kendra
Still no nest present, but osprey near on the baseball field.

01/11/2016 by Kendra
This nest was unoccupied and looked as if it was not well kept up with.

12/08/2015 by Erin
female bird nearby. good nest. eagle flying nearby

12/05/2015 by CJGraham
Good nest, male osprey flying overhead, four LARGE non-ospreys (possibly buzzards?) perched on poles surrounding the nest, one got chased away by the osprey while we were there

10/14/2015 by CJGraham
-good nest (but plastic bag caught in it) -non-osprey perched on pole -female osprey on pole next door -male nearby -another female in parking lot on other side of building - 2 more circling overhead

09/29/2015 by CJGraham
Good nest, no birds

06/18/2015 by Sage
Empty nest

06/05/2015 by erohrka
Nest empty

05/03/2015 by Danielle M
No osprey in nest

04/19/2015 by Danielle M
No osprey in nest.

04/12/2015 by Danielle M
Male perched in the nest.

04/04/2015 by LibbyWilkinson
One adult in nest

03/29/2015 by Danielle M
No osprey in the nest.

03/23/2015 by LibbyWilkinson
Unoccupied nest

03/13/2015 by Danielle M
2 adults in nest.

03/09/2015 by LibbyWilkinson
unoccupied nest, no birds in area

02/27/2015 by Danielle M
Unoccupied nest.

02/20/2015 by LibbyWilkinson
one osprey low in nest, one male seen flying around the area

02/06/2015 by Danielle M
One adult spotted in the nest, unable to determine gender.

01/22/2015 by Lena
One osprey in nest, nest seems to be being built bigger.

01/10/2015 by Kevin
One osprey seen in nest, unable to determine gender.

12/05/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
No osprey were seen and the nest appears unchanged.

12/01/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
No osprey were seen and no change to the nest.

11/14/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
No osprey were seen nearby. The nest still isn't looking very good.

11/07/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
1 osprey was seen on the light pole at the other end of the field. The nest itself appears to be falling apart.

10/23/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
1 osprey was seen on the lightpole at the far side of the field 100m away. Another osprey was seen on a light pole on the nearest field about 150m away. The nest appears to be in good condition.

10/17/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
Two different osprey were seen perched on different light poles on the adjacent sports fields but none were observed near the nest. Both osprey were around 200-300m away. The nest still looks like it is in disrepair.

10/10/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
No visible change to the nest. An osprey was seen on a light post around the adjacent field about 200m away.

10/02/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
No visible change to the nest. 1 osprey was seen on the light pole on the other side of the field about 100m away.

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

09/18/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
The nest doesn't look like it is in a good shape as I first thought. It appears to be falling apart. No osprey were spotted nearby.

09/13/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
Got closed out of the school because it was a weekend. No osprey seen from a distance and nest looks well kept.