Nest #454

Nickname: Keeling Drain 2
Nest substrate: Osprey Nest Platform
Nest Location Description: Lynnhaven River - Keeling Drain
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Virginia Aquarium, Chesapeake Bay Osprey Watchers, The Center for Conservation Biology
Latitude: 36.892269
Longitude: -76.092234
Followers: None

Past Seasons

Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012

Activity reports

2012 Nest Activity Report by Reese
Adult arrival 03/11/2012 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 03/23/2012 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2013 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 04/16/2013 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 05/11/2013 Reason for nest failure
2012 Nest Activity Report by Sam
Adult arrival 03/09/2012 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
2013 Nest Activity Report by LibbyM
Adult arrival Nestlings 1
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
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active   First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure 06/18/2014
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure unknown reason
2014 Nest Activity Report by LibbyM
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 Reese
Adult arrival 03/07/2015 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
2015 Nest Activity Report by Crystal
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
2016 Nest Activity Report by OWadmin
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied   Fledglings
Nest Active   First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure nest gone 2016 - Reese Lukei

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

06/18/2015 by Crystal
2 chicks too large to band. 1 adult in nest, 1 flying around.

05/27/2015 by Crystal
3 chicks about 3 weeks old. 2 adults at nest.

06/18/2014 by Crystal
2 adults present neither appeared to be banded

06/18/2014 by LibbyM

06/21/2013 by LibbyM
Chicks about ready to fly. 1 adult present.

04/25/2013 by LibbyM
1 adult present, incubating eggs

03/09/2012 by Sam
Appeared to have new nest material added and occupied by two ospreys