Nest #4541

Nickname: Vinoy Golf Course-Platform on Hole 7 Tee Off
Nest substrate: Osprey Nest Platform
Nest Location Description: Platform near hole 7 tee-off
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Eckerd College, OspreyWatch Pinellas, Florida Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 27.8024759587025
Longitude: -82.6264099011497
Followers: None

Past Seasons

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

Activity reports

2013 Nest Activity Report by Beth
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
2015 Nest Activity Report by Avery
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied No Fledglings
Nest Active   First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure 02/15/2015
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure unknown reason
2016 Nest Activity Report by Sarah B.
Adult arrival 10/20/2015 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 arielschindler
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 01/20/2016 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2016 Nest Activity Report by Ninaarmstrong
Adult arrival 02/17/2016 Nestlings 2
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
2017 Nest Activity Report by KatieG
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
2017 Nest Activity Report by AllyMoran
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 01/25/2017 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2017 Nest Activity Report by carly
Adult arrival Nestlings 3
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 03/09/2017 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 04/24/2017 Reason for nest failure

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

12/11/2017 by Emily Gould
No nest present.

11/20/2017 by Emily Gould
No nest present. Pairing perched on nesting site.

11/06/2017 by Emily Gould
No nest present.

10/25/2017 by Emily Gould
Small nest, not well maintained. Ospreys seen calling back and forth to one another nearby.

05/04/2017 by carly
one adult present, looks like one chick visible

04/30/2017 by carly
both osprey present, 3 chicks being feed by mother,about 2 weeks old

04/24/2017 by carly
female with possible chicks

04/16/2017 by carly
male standing in nest

04/13/2017 by carly
female was looking around in nest

04/02/2017 by carly
no osprey again

03/19/2017 by carly
no osprey today

03/09/2017 by carly
female low in nest, male near by

03/03/2017 by carly
no osprey present at nest

02/24/2017 by carly
female on edge no male

02/16/2017 by carly
nest sturdy, female in nest, she was bending her head in nest but i didn't see food

02/09/2017 by carly
nest is strong, only female present in nest, male was flying near

01/25/2017 by AllyMoran
Female in nest and male flying in and out of nest, appears to be incubating.

01/20/2017 by KatieG
occupied both male and female present, well-maintained solid nest

01/20/2017 by KatieG
occupied both male and female present, well-maintained solid nest

01/17/2017 by AllyMoran
Female in nest, male is flying around the area.

01/13/2017 by AllyMoran
Unknown gender sitting very low in nest. Nest is very neat.

01/10/2017 by KatieG
new branches have been added, female and male seen perched in nest

01/06/2017 by KatieG
solid nest, newly added to, female in nest sitting low, male present and calling

12/09/2016 by carly
nest visible not activeness today

11/13/2016 by carly
nest visible - i think I the female was there

10/20/2016 by carly
nest visible no osprey present at time

10/02/2016 by Jweinstein22
female osprey on tower, nest visable

09/30/2016 by carly
nest visible but didn't see any osprey at it

05/05/2016 by Ninaarmstrong
Nest large and well maintained. One adult female present in nest.

04/21/2016 by Ninaarmstrong
Nest large and well maintained. Female adult present in nest. Two chicks still present. Female Osprey appeared to be feeding chicks.

04/06/2016 by Ninaarmstrong
Nest large and well maintained. Female adult Osprey present in nest. Two chicks present in nest very young, small, and downy coat.

03/20/2016 by Ninaarmstrong
Nest large and maintained. No ospreys present in area.

03/02/2016 by Ninaarmstrong
Large, maintained nest. No osprey in nest or in area.

02/17/2016 by KelieReimer
Large, maintained nest. Two adult present in nest, unable to determine sex. One osprey flew away when we arrived.

01/27/2016 by arielschindler
Female observed in nest

01/20/2016 by arielschindler
Observed female incubating eggs and male in nest with her.

01/13/2016 by arielschindler
Small nest. No osprey seen during time of observations

12/02/2015 by Colleen
Nest is well-maintained, no osprey present

11/27/2015 by Colleen
Well-maintained nest with a male osprey present

11/17/2015 by Sarah B.
Well-constructed nest and no osprey present.

11/10/2015 by Colleen
Male and female osprey present in a well constructed nest

11/03/2015 by Sarah B.
Well-constructed nest with a male osprey present.

11/01/2015 by Colleen
Small maintained nest, no osprey present

10/20/2015 by Sarah B.
Male and female osprey in small, well-constructed nest.

10/06/2015 by Colleen
Large osprey (gender unidentifiable) nest is visibly larger than last week

09/30/2015 by Sarah B.
Male osprey and small nest (fills 3/4 of the platform).

09/22/2015 by Colleen
Scarce nest. No osprey

09/15/2015 by Sarah B.
Male and female present in nest

07/14/2015 by jheckman
no nest

06/18/2015 by Sage
No nest, female osprey near by platform in tree

05/06/2015 by Avery
An osprey was seen on a branch in the tree

05/03/2015 by SalFlo
No osprey present.

04/24/2015 by Avery
There was a present female on a perch. The female made repeated calls. There is no sign of a nest.

04/23/2015 by SalFlo
No osprey present.

04/15/2015 by Avery
No osprey present.

04/08/2015 by Avery
No osprey present.

04/01/2015 by SalFlo
Unknown gender seen flying near nest. No osprey present in nest.

03/25/2015 by Avery
No osprey present.

03/01/2015 by Avery
There was an osprey observed flying over the nest.

02/23/2015 by SalFlo
No osprey present at the nest.

02/15/2015 by Avery
The female was observed in the tree making repeated calls. A few moments later she flies away. There is no sign of incubation.

01/21/2015 by Leah Rose
Female in tree

01/16/2015 by Leah Rose
Female in tree

01/09/2015 by Leah Rose
Male on big tree near nest

04/28/2014 by jmkuperb
Never able to check this nest.

03/31/2014 by jmkuperb
Still unable to check nest

08/01/2013 by Beth
Adults arrived January 2013. Incubation began during February 2013. Pair last seen at nest May 2013.