Nest #4544

Nickname: Little League ballpark on 62 Ave
Nest substrate: Utility Pole
Nest Location Description: This nest is located on the flood light for the baseball field. It is across from the main stand.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: OspreyWatch Pinellas, Eckerd College, Florida Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 27.829494
Longitude: -82.623421
Followers: 25

Past Seasons

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

Activity reports

2013 Nest Activity Report by Beth
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
2014 Nest Activity Report by jmkuperb
Adult arrival 02/12/2014 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 3
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging 04/28/2014
Egg laying 02/26/2014 Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 02/26/2014 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 03/31/2014 Reason for nest failure
2014 Nest Activity Report by laacuna
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
2015 Nest Activity Report by Kevin
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied   Fledglings
Nest Active   First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure 01/10/2015
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure unknown reason
2015 Nest Activity Report by LibbyWilkinson
Adult arrival 02/06/2015 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 1
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging 04/04/2015
Egg laying Chicks last observed 04/12/2015
Incubation initiation 03/23/2015 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2015 Nest Activity Report by erohrka
Adult arrival 02/06/2015 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 1
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging 04/04/2015
Egg laying Chicks last observed 04/12/2015
Incubation initiation 03/23/2015 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2016 Nest Activity Report by smgordon
Adult arrival 03/22/2016 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   First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
Nest Activity Report by Ellen
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

10/01/2017 by Emily Gould
No nest present, some twigs on nesting site. Osprey perched nearby

05/10/2017 by Ellen
No nest.

05/04/2017 by Ellen
No nest.

04/20/2017 by Ellen
No nest.

04/15/2017 by Ellen
No nest.

04/02/2017 by Ellen
No nest

03/22/2017 by Ellen
No nest

03/16/2017 by Ellen
No nest

03/05/2017 by Ellen
No nest

02/26/2017 by Ellen
No nest

02/19/2017 by Ellen
No nest present

02/16/2017 by Ellen
No nest or ospreys seen. Local maintenance workers say they have not seen a nest there for a while

02/09/2017 by Ellen
No nest visible.

01/24/2017 by KatieG
female and male seen in nest perched, not incubating

01/19/2017 by AllyMoran
No visible osprey in or around nest, could be feeding.

01/17/2017 by AllyMoran
Female in neat nest, no male visible in area.

01/13/2017 by KatieG
solid nest, female inside, male perched beside

01/09/2017 by AllyMoran
Female very close to nest but not in it, nest appears to be larger in size.

01/04/2017 by AllyMoran
Nest seems poorly maintained and currently unoccupied, but an unknown gender osprey was seen flying about 50m east of the nest.

05/05/2016 by smgordon
No ospreys seen in nest. Unable to see if checks were present. On osprey seen on light pole near nest.

04/21/2016 by smgordon
1 male osprey on nest. Another osprey seen flying overhead. Other nest in area thought to be relocated nest of 4548.

04/07/2016 by smgordon
1 osprey flew and sat on nest. Also, possible new nest on another platform/light pole on field with 2 ospreys on it (male and female).

03/22/2016 by smgordon
Nest is bigger and 2 ospreys sitting on nest, one male and one female. 1 other osprey nearby on another pole on same ball field.

03/08/2016 by smgordon
Nest still small but no longer any ospreys in it. theres is a sharp small pole sticking out of pole that I had not noticed before and not sure if new or just didn't see it previously. New small nest on platform very close by left of main stand. 1 small male was on nest and then flew away. possibly same bird from other nest who now has to move and make new nest due to sharp pole.

03/01/2016 by smgordon
1 small male osprey. on small nest.

02/16/2016 by smgordon
Small nest on field lights. 1 osprey relatively small osprey (possibly fledgling?). sex unknown.

01/29/2016 by Kendra
There was no nest or osprey present. There were two eating a fish nearby though.

01/21/2016 by Kendra
There is still no nest according to the satellite on GPS, but there are a couple sticks present and a male and female osprey. There is still the platform nearby with a male and female osprey nesting in it.

01/11/2016 by Kendra
There is no longer a visible nest in this location. there was a large male osprey sitting on the indicated light post though. There was also a platform nearby ( right side of stand by parking lot) where there was a nest and what sounded to be chicks. There was a female osprey nearby with a fish in her talon, but was not eating the fish.

12/08/2015 by Erin
2 birds on different poles gender unknown

12/05/2015 by CJGraham
crappy nest, M osprey chasing away another osprey, very cranky, lots of yelling

10/14/2015 by CJGraham
nest destroyed, bird on pole with remains, two more circling

09/29/2015 by CJGraham
nest destroyed

09/10/2015 by CJGraham
Nest destroyed, no birds around

07/05/2015 by jheckman
empty

06/05/2015 by erohrka
One male a a nearby branch. Nest was empty.

05/03/2015 by Danielle M
Male and female in nest.

05/03/2015 by Danielle M
Male and female in nest.

04/19/2015 by Danielle M
Female low in the nest.

04/12/2015 by Danielle M
Male and female in the nest. Possibly fledgling sighting.

04/04/2015 by LibbyWilkinson
One adult perched on side of nest, unable to see if fledglings were present but it sounded like there might be chicks in nest

03/29/2015 by Danielle M
Unoccupied nest.

03/23/2015 by LibbyWilkinson
Male and female in nest, male flying in and out

03/13/2015 by Danielle M
One adult in nest, another adult nearby.

03/06/2015 by LibbyWilkinson
one adult male seen flying around the area, no birds in small nest

02/27/2015 by Danielle M
Unoccupied nest.

02/20/2015 by LibbyWilkinson
no ospreys in area

02/06/2015 by Danielle M
One male perched on the nest with a female.

01/22/2015 by Lena
Still no nest being rebuilt, no osprey in sight.

01/18/2015 by elaw
Osprey spotted near where nest was supposed to be.

01/10/2015 by Kevin
Nest appears to have fallen. Osprey spotted flying nearby, unable to determine gender.

12/14/2014 by Beth
No sign of nest or osprey

11/16/2014 by Beth
No sign of nest or osprey

10/27/2014 by Beth
Nest is still in poor shape, nothing has been added to it.

09/26/2014 by Beth
Nest is in poor shape, ospreys in area, but not near this nest

07/16/2014 by laacuna
There is a female on the nest

06/22/2014 by Eli
One male was nesting, no chicks were seen.

04/28/2014 by jmkuperb
Male and female at nest, three babies were seen along the edges of the nest. Possibly fledging for the first time.

04/21/2014 by jmkuperb
Female at nest, male foraging, four babies still present.

04/14/2014 by jmkuperb
Male and female at the nest, four heads are visible.

04/07/2014 by jmkuperb
Female at nest, at least 2 babies but unable to see any at this time.

03/31/2014 by jmkuperb
Male and Female at nest, loads of chirping. Possibly hatched eggs.

03/26/2014 by jmkuperb
Male and female at nest. Incubation in process

03/19/2014 by jmkuperb
Incubation in process. Female at nest.

03/12/2014 by jmkuperb
Incubation in process, male and female at nest.

03/05/2014 by jmkuperb
Male and Female present, incubating.

02/26/2014 by jmkuperb
Female present, with signs of incubation.

02/19/2014 by jmkuperb
No osprey were present.

02/12/2014 by jmkuperb
Male and female were present.

02/04/2014 by jmkuperb
Huge nest, male osprey was present.

08/01/2013 by Beth
Adults arrived January 2013. Incubation began during February 2013. Chicks first seen in nest 4/15/2013.