Nest #4500

Nickname: Nest 34
Nest substrate: Osprey Nest Platform
Nest Location Description: offshore pole/platform just SW of public pier at Fairbanks in Blackwalnut Harbor
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Chesapeake Bay Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 38.681859
Longitude: -76.338525
Followers: None

Past Seasons

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

Activity reports

2013 Nest Activity Report by JanR
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 JanR
Adult arrival Nestlings 1
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 1
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed 07/20/2014
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure platform lost from pole in winter, in 2014 returning birds nested on top private boat lift on end of pier on east side Fairbanks public pier
2015 Nest Activity Report by JanR
Adult arrival Nestlings 1
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 1
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed 08/16/2015
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2016 Nest Activity Report by JanR
Adult arrival Nestlings 1
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 1
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed 08/07/2016
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2017 Nest Activity Report by JanR
Adult arrival Nestlings 0
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 0
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure unknown reason
2018 Nest Activity Report by JanR
Adult arrival Nestlings 1
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

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

08/16/2018 by JanR
29 July 2018 female and one fledgling on nest - note this nest only had one visible nestling and fledgling during 2018; 8 & 22 July reports below were for nearby nest posted here by mistake

07/23/2018 by JanR
22 July 2018 female on nest with two nestlings 6-weeks old eating fish, male present nearby

07/20/2018 by JanR
8 July 2018 female brooding two nestlings 5-weeks old 15 July 2018 female brooding one nestling 6-weeks old, male present

07/20/2018 by JanR
8 July 2018 female brooding two nestlings 5-weeks old 15 July 2018 female brooding one nestling 6-weeks old, male present

07/02/2018 by JanR
07/01/2018 female brooding 1 young 5-weeks-old

06/30/2018 by JanR
06/24/2018 female brooding 1 nestlings 5-weeks-old, male not present

05/18/2018 by JanR
05/06/2018 female incubating in good nest on new pole/platform site

05/18/2018 by JanR
04/15/2018 single bird present, old platform site badly tilted, new platform on another offshore pole about 1000' west of former site

10/13/2017 by JanR
2016 platform badly tilted, bird went to new pole/platform 1000' west

08/18/2015 by JanR
08/16/2015 one fledgling and two adults sitting on separate poles near nest site

08/10/2015 by JanR
08/02/2015 female brooding one large nestling

08/10/2015 by JanR
08/09/2015 female on nest, fledging sitting in nearby tree

07/29/2015 by JanR
07/26/2015 female brooding one nestling about 6 weeks old

07/20/2015 by JanR
07/12/2015 female brooding one young about three weeks old

07/20/2015 by JanR
07/18/2015 female brooding one nestling

07/20/2015 by JanR
05/09/2015 male and female on good nest on pole/platform