Nest #4548

Nickname: Mangrove Bay: Baseball field: immediate left after entrance
Nest substrate: Utility Pole
Nest Location Description: Nest on baseball field light pole on the right as you turn into mangrove bay.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: OspreyWatch Pinellas, Eckerd College, Florida Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 27.8296041286731
Longitude: -82.6239804244328
Followers: 24

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 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 Eli
Adult arrival 06/22/2014 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 Danielle M
Adult arrival 10/27/2014 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 03/13/2015 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2015 Nest Activity Report by erohrka
Adult arrival 10/27/2014 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 03/13/2015 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2016 Nest Activity Report by Daniella
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 04/07/2016 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 04/21/2016 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
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 02/19/2017 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

02/19/2017 by Ellen
Male eating fish on nearby light post. Female in nest, incubating.

02/16/2017 by Ellen
Nest occupied, male and female nearby Maintenance workers say a juvenile fell out of nest in fall 2016 and was taken to rehabilitation facility

02/09/2017 by Ellen
Nest is possibly occupied. A small male was perched nearby and a female flew overhead.

01/24/2017 by KatieG
nest slightly larger, damaged due to storm, male osprey seen building

01/19/2017 by AllyMoran
Pair on light under platform, nest looks larger than previous visit.

01/17/2017 by KatieG
not active

01/13/2017 by KatieG
small solid nest, not active, most likely the pair on the other light posts last season nest

01/09/2017 by AllyMoran
Small nest, does not appear to be in use by any osprey yet. No changes since 1/04/17.

01/04/2017 by AllyMoran
Very small nest on top of platform over light. Not apparent whether it hasn't been touched since last season or it is just being built up now. No osprey present.

12/02/2016 by Jweinstein22
no change

11/16/2016 by Jweinstein22
no change

10/30/2016 by Jweinstein22
Osprey not seen. No other changes

10/02/2016 by Jweinstein22
nest intact, no osprey in nest. Possible osprey on light pole across from nest

05/05/2016 by smgordon
1 bird in nest. Unable to know if it was an adult, fledgling, or a chick.

04/21/2016 by smgordon
Nest probably moved across the street next to nest 4544 as previously mentioned. 1 osprey in nest and possibly one small chick but could only see top of head. possible that chick was actually osprey sitting down deep incubating eggs. Another osprey was seen on another light pole near by.

04/07/2016 by smgordon
no ospreys or nest but new nest across street.

03/22/2016 by smgordon
no nest but 1 osprey on flood lights. possibly from other nests in area.

03/08/2016 by smgordon
no nest, but 1 male osprey sitting on light pole eating.

03/01/2016 by smgordon
no nest or osprey present

02/12/2016 by Olivia Coleman
No osprey or nest present

01/28/2016 by Daniella
No osprey or nest present

01/20/2016 by Daniella
No nest or osprey present

01/12/2016 by Daniella
This nest was no longer present at the site.

12/05/2015 by CJGraham
NEST GONE! looks like it was purposely taken down

11/08/2015 by Erin
nest but no birds

10/14/2015 by CJGraham
female on pole nearby

09/10/2015 by CJGraham
female in nest

07/05/2015 by jheckman
2 chicks, 1 adult, couldn't see if male or female

06/05/2015 by erohrka
Female in nest

05/03/2015 by Danielle M
Female in nest.

05/03/2015 by Danielle M
Female in nest.

04/19/2015 by Danielle M
Unoccupied nest, but three adults nearby.

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

04/04/2015 by LibbyWilkinson
Nesting pair in nest, one low one perched up

03/29/2015 by Danielle M
1 osprey in the nest.

03/23/2015 by Danielle M
1 unidentified adult in the nest, and 1 adult nearby.

03/13/2015 by Danielle M
Two adults in nest, one adult on a nearby light pole.

03/06/2015 by Danielle M
Unoccupied nest, but 4 adults flying nearby.

02/27/2015 by Danielle M
1 male in nest.

02/20/2015 by LibbyWilkinson
No osprey in nest, a few adults seen flying around the area

02/16/2015 by LibbyWilkinson
One osprey next to nest, standing on pole or branch

01/22/2015 by Lena
No osprey in nest, nest looks completely worn down.

01/18/2015 by elaw
Many European starlings in and around nest, no osprey seen.

01/10/2015 by Kevin
Osprey seen in nest, Unable to determine gender.

12/14/2014 by Beth
Nest is even smaller, still nothing added to it, no birds near by

11/16/2014 by Beth
Nest is getting smaller, nothing added to it, but I did see a male nearby

10/27/2014 by Beth
Nest is still small, but male was perched IN nest, female was on a light pole opposite nest.

09/26/2014 by Beth
Nest is small, but a male osprey is on adjacent light.

06/22/2014 by Eli
Both a male and female were at the nest!

04/28/2014 by jmkuperb
No ospreys are nesting at this site.

04/07/2014 by jmkuperb
Still no ospreys.

03/31/2014 by jmkuperb
No ospreys and nest doesn't appear to be added to.

03/26/2014 by jmkuperb
No ospreys nearby.

03/19/2014 by jmkuperb
Male osprey nearby, small nest nearby.

03/12/2014 by jmkuperb
No ospreys but signs of nest building on a light post nearby

03/05/2014 by jmkuperb
No nest and no osprey.

02/26/2014 by jmkuperb
No osprey present

02/19/2014 by jmkuperb
What I believe was a nest has now blown away, no ospreys present

02/12/2014 by jmkuperb
A possible nest was found but seemed to have been destroyed.

02/04/2014 by jmkuperb
No nest was found

08/01/2013 by Beth
Adults arrived February 2013. Incubation began during February 2013. Chicks first seen in nest April 2013. Pair last seen at nest June 2013.