Nest #4546

Nickname: Cypress Lake Golf Club West nest
Nest substrate: Utility Pole
Nest Location Description: This nest is located furthest to the right when facing the driving range, located on a large light post.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: OspreyWatch Pinellas, Eckerd College, Florida Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 27.83239
Longitude: -82.627109
Followers: 27

Past Seasons

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

Activity reports

2013 Nest Activity Report by Beth
Adult arrival Nestlings 2
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
2014 Nest Activity Report by Ryan_lee
Adult arrival 01/14/2014 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 01/14/2014 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2014 Nest Activity Report by jmkuperb
Adult arrival 01/14/2014 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 2
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging 04/28/2014
Egg laying 02/04/2014 Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 02/04/2014 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 03/26/2014 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 Danielle M
Adult arrival 09/27/2014 Nestlings 1
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying 02/08/2015 Chicks last observed 04/04/2015
Incubation initiation 02/08/2015 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 03/13/2015 Reason for nest failure
2015 Nest Activity Report by erohrka
Adult arrival 09/27/2014 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 1
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying 02/08/2015 Chicks last observed 06/05/2015
Incubation initiation 02/08/2015 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 03/13/2015 Reason for nest failure
2015 Nest Activity Report by jheckman
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 1
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed 07/05/2015
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2016 Nest Activity Report by Kendra
Adult arrival 01/21/2016 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying 01/20/2016 Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 01/20/2016 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
Nest Activity Report by KatieG
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
Nest Activity Report by Ellen
Adult arrival Nestlings 2
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 04/15/2017 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

10/01/2017 by Emily Gould
Nest is large and well-maintained. No osprey present.

05/10/2017 by Ellen
Female feeding chicks, at least two were visible. Female covered chicks with her wings to protect them from the sun/heat.

05/04/2017 by Ellen
Female in nest, incubating or covering possible chicks from the rain.

04/20/2017 by Ellen
Female in nest, incubating.

04/15/2017 by Ellen
Female in nest, incubating and chirping. Sparrows possibly nesting at base of nest.

04/02/2017 by Ellen
Female in nest, possible incubation. Male perched on nest, then flew off.

03/22/2017 by Ellen
Female in nest, male not seen.

03/16/2017 by Ellen
Osprey (unidentified gender) in nest, possible incubation

03/05/2017 by Ellen
Female in nest, possibly incubating

02/27/2017 by Ellen
Nest well constructed, no activity observed

02/19/2017 by Ellen
Female in nest, possible incubation

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

02/09/2017 by Ellen
No activity, nest well constructed

01/24/2017 by KatieG
no osprey occupying this nest

01/19/2017 by AllyMoran
No osprey in or near nest, not occupied.

01/17/2017 by AllyMoran
No osprey seen in or near this nest

01/13/2017 by KatieG
not an active nest, osprey in area none seen around this nest, possibly last seasons nest

01/09/2017 by AllyMoran
Osprey flying in the general area but none spotted in the nest, which looks neat and recently added-to.

01/04/2017 by AllyMoran
Large, well-maintained nest that looks recently added to. No osprey were visible in this nest, but several were flying around the golf course.

12/02/2016 by Jweinstein22
no change

11/16/2016 by Jweinstein22
no change

11/02/2016 by Jweinstein22
no change

10/02/2016 by Jweinstein22
nest intact no osprey

05/05/2016 by smgordon
1 large chick or fledgling in nest.

04/21/2016 by smgordon
One osprey on nest, possibly chick or fledgling--> looked fluffy. Very hard to see in nest so not positive.

04/07/2016 by smgordon
no ospreys seen but could be heard. could have been sitting deep in nest.

03/22/2016 by smgordon
1 osprey sitting in nest, second osprey sitting on light pole next to nest.

03/08/2016 by smgordon
1 osprey sitting deep in nest. hard to see,could only identify head. possible incubation

03/01/2016 by smgordon
1 osprey on large nest. possible other bird species in bottom of nest.

02/18/2016 by smgordon
Large well maintained nest on light. One osprey, sex unknown.

01/29/2016 by Kendra
There was still a huge, well kept nest. There was a female and male present in the nest.

01/21/2016 by Kendra
Occupied by a female and a male! The female was positioned in the middle of the nest and looked to be in an incubating position.

01/11/2016 by Kendra
This nest was huge! It looked very well kept and had some greens. There were no osprey however in it, but there were osprey in the area. Their sex couldn't be determined.

12/07/2015 by CJGraham
nest, no birds

11/13/2015 by Erin
good nest, male birds nearby

10/14/2015 by CJGraham
good nest, no birds

09/29/2015 by CJGraham
Good nest, no birds

09/10/2015 by CJGraham
Good nest, male nearby

07/05/2015 by jheckman
One fledge in nest

06/05/2015 by erohrka
One female and one fledge in nest.

05/03/2015 by Danielle M
No osprey in nest.

04/19/2015 by Danielle M
Unoccupied nest.

04/12/2015 by Danielle M
Male and female spotted in the nest.

04/04/2015 by LibbyWilkinson
Possible fledgling sitting very low in nest!

03/29/2015 by Danielle M
No osprey in nest.

03/23/2015 by Danielle M
Unoccupied nest, one adult female nearby.

03/13/2015 by Danielle M
One unidentified adult in nest and one fledgling!

03/06/2015 by Danielle M
1 unidentified adult in nest.

02/27/2015 by Danielle M
Unoccupied, two adults nearby.

02/20/2015 by LibbyWilkinson
unoccupied nest, 3 ospreys flying around area

02/06/2015 by Danielle M
Unoccupied nest.

01/22/2015 by Lena
Osprey spotted in nest, unable to determine gender.

01/18/2015 by elaw
1 female osprey in nest.

01/10/2015 by Kevin
Female osprey in nest.

12/14/2014 by Beth
Nest still the same size since Oct, no ospreys

11/16/2014 by Beth
Nest has not gotten larger since Oct, no osprey

10/27/2014 by Beth
Nest seems larger than in September. Female in nest, male on lightpole near by.

09/26/2014 by Beth
Nest looks large and with recent material. Male was seen in nest.

07/16/2014 by laacuna
The nest was empty

06/22/2014 by Eli
One male was was at the nest but no chicks.

04/28/2014 by jmkuperb
Fledging! Both babies were flying with male and female.

04/21/2014 by jmkuperb
Male at nest with both babies. They are close to the sides maybe fledging soon.

04/14/2014 by jmkuperb
two heads are visible in addition to the male and female are at the nest.

04/07/2014 by jmkuperb
I believe that there are 2 babies at the nest. Male and Female are at the nest.

03/31/2014 by jmkuperb
Hatched eggs! Male and Female at nest

03/26/2014 by jmkuperb
Female at the nest, signs of hatched eggs. Male brought a fish to the nest.

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
incubating, male present

02/26/2014 by jmkuperb
incubating.

02/19/2014 by jmkuperb
Incubating, male and female present

02/12/2014 by jmkuperb
Incubating, female present

02/04/2014 by jmkuperb
Male and Female present, active 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 March 27 2013.