Nest #4545

Nickname: Mangrove Bay/ Cypress Lake Golf Club Driving Range by road
Nest substrate: Utility Pole
Nest Location Description: Was on a light pole that is just north of driving range, along road. Now moved further onto driving range on shorter post
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: OspreyWatch Pinellas, Eckerd College, Florida Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 27.8319976940773
Longitude: -82.6260836772462
Followers: 25

Past Seasons

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

Activity reports

2013 Nest Activity Report by Beth
Adult arrival 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
2014 Nest Activity Report by jmkuperb
Adult arrival 02/04/2014 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 2
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging 04/21/2014
Egg laying 02/04/2014 Chicks last observed 04/28/2014
Incubation initiation 02/04/2014 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 03/12/2014 Reason for nest failure
2014 Nest Activity Report by Eli
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 adult abandonment
2015 Nest Activity Report by Danielle M
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 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
2016 Nest Activity Report by smgordon
Adult arrival 03/01/2016 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 03/08/2016 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2017 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 01/11/2017 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2017 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

12/10/2017 by Emily Gould
No nest present.

11/30/2017 by Emily Gould
No nest present

11/14/2017 by Emily Gould
No nest present

10/11/2017 by Emily Gould
No nest present

05/10/2017 by Ellen
No activity observed.

05/04/2017 by Ellen
No activity observed.

04/20/2017 by Ellen
No activity observed.

04/15/2017 by Ellen
No activity observed, nest beginning to fall apart.

04/02/2017 by Ellen
No activity observed.

03/22/2017 by Ellen
No activity observed.

03/16/2017 by Ellen
No activity observed at nest

03/05/2017 by Ellen
Nest well constructed, no activity observed

02/26/2017 by Ellen
Nest well constructed, no activity

02/19/2017 by Ellen
Nest well constructed, appears unoccupied. No activity observed.

02/16/2017 by Ellen
Nest well constructed, no activity observed

02/09/2017 by Ellen
Nest well constructed, no activity observed.

01/24/2017 by KatieG
pair were both in the nest, incubating

01/19/2017 by AllyMoran
Pair in nest, appear to be incubating.

01/17/2017 by KatieG
female still seems to be incubating, nest looks finished and solid, male perched beside

01/13/2017 by KatieG
moss added to the nest, female and male present in nest, very vocal, female looks like she is incubating, she keeps looking beneath her as if checking on something and is sitting rather low and wide

01/09/2017 by AllyMoran
Both male and female are in the nest. Do not appear to be incubating. Nest appears slightly larger than 1/04/17.

01/04/2017 by AllyMoran
Female osprey on this neat, fairly large nest on a shorter post between the driving range and the 10th hole. Very active and alert, calling out. Male osprey less than 100m away on a wire appeared to be answering back to her calls.

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 seen

05/05/2016 by smgordon
1 male osprey seen on nest, could not tell if chicks were present. Another osprey flew to nest. looks like they were fighting and they both flew off together. Male flew back to nest shortly after.

04/21/2016 by smgordon
2 ospreys flew to nest; possible feeding activity but no chicks could be seen.

04/07/2016 by smgordon
no ospreys seen.

03/22/2016 by smgordon
1 osprey deep in nest. sex unknown

03/08/2016 by smgordon
One male and one female present. One osprey sitting deep in nest with only head visible. Second osprey came back to nest and they both sat on sides of nest. possible incubation

03/01/2016 by smgordon
Saw top of small head in well maintained large nest. possibly adult sitting deeper in nest or chick?

02/16/2016 by smgordon
large nest with 1 large female osprey.

01/29/2016 by Kendra
There was one osprey there in the nest and it sounded like there were chicks!

01/21/2016 by Kendra
This nest has a female sitting in the middle of it! Male nearby, and still well kept!

01/11/2016 by Kendra
This nest was occupied by a male osprey. Th nest was big and well taken care of!

12/05/2015 by CJGraham
male and female nearby, either/both could be with this nest or 4547

11/13/2015 by CJGraham
no nest, female bird nearby

10/14/2015 by CJGraham
nest destroyed

09/29/2015 by CJGraham
nest almost completely gone

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

07/05/2015 by jheckman
Empty

06/05/2015 by erohrka
No osprey in nest

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
No osprey in the nest.

04/04/2015 by LibbyWilkinson
Unoccupied not well developed nest

03/29/2015 by Danielle M
Unoccupied nest.

03/23/2015 by Danielle M
Unoccupied nest.

03/13/2015 by Danielle M
Unoccupied nest.

03/06/2015 by LibbyWilkinson

03/06/2015 by Danielle M
1 adult near the nest, but still the nest is unoccupied.

02/27/2015 by Danielle M
Unoccupied.

02/20/2015 by LibbyWilkinson
unoccupied nest

02/06/2015 by Danielle M
Unoccupied nest.

01/22/2015 by Lena
No osprey in nest.

01/18/2015 by elaw
No osprey in nest.

01/10/2015 by Kevin
No osprey in nest.

12/14/2014 by Beth
Nest in very poor shape, only starlings

11/16/2014 by Beth
Nest continues to fall apart, now has starlings in it

10/27/2014 by Beth
Nest is still in poor shape, 2 ospreys near, but appear to be associated with another nest.

09/26/2014 by Beth
Nest is in poor shape, does not look like it has been added to. Two ospreys in vicinity, but closer to nest 4546.

06/22/2014 by Eli
The nest has been taken over by monk parakeets. Appears to have been abandoned. There was an osprey in a nearby nest and there seemed to be no conflict.

04/28/2014 by jmkuperb
I only saw two babies at the nest today, both were fledging with the male.

04/21/2014 by jmkuperb
Three babies fledging, male and female at the nest.

04/14/2014 by jmkuperb
Male and female at the nest, lots of chirping.

04/07/2014 by jmkuperb
A total of three babies were seen today with female at the nest.

03/31/2014 by jmkuperb
Two babies were seen along the edges of the nest and both the male and female were present

03/26/2014 by jmkuperb
Male at nest, I couldnt hear any chirping today.

03/26/2014 by jmkuperb
Female at nest, I heard a lot of chirping so I believe that there could be as many as three baby ospreys.

03/19/2014 by jmkuperb
Male and female at nest, I still have been unable to actually see the babies but I believe that the eggs have hatched.

03/12/2014 by jmkuperb
The female appeared to be feeding possible babies.

03/05/2014 by jmkuperb
incubating

02/26/2014 by jmkuperb
incubating, male and female present

02/19/2014 by jmkuperb
Incubating, female present

02/12/2014 by jmkuperb
incubating

02/04/2014 by jmkuperb
Male and Female are present. Signs of Incubation.

08/01/2013 by Beth
Adults arrived January 2013. Incubation began during February 2013. Chicks first seen in nest 3/27/2013. Pair last seen at nest July 2013.