Nest #455

Nickname: Keeling Drain
Nest substrate: Osprey Nest Platform
Nest Location Description: Lynnhaven River - Keeling Drain
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Virginia Aquarium, Chesapeake Bay Osprey Watchers, The Center for Conservation Biology
Latitude: 36.89123
Longitude: -76.08398
Followers: None

Past Seasons

Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2017 2015 2014 2013 2012

Activity reports

2012 Nest Activity Report by Reese
Adult arrival 03/11/2012 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 03/23/2012 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2013 Nest Activity Report by LibbyM
Adult arrival Nestlings 2
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
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 Reese
Adult arrival 03/01/2014 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 Reese
Adult arrival 03/29/2015 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
2015 Nest Activity Report by Crystal
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active   First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure 06/18/2015
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure unknown reason
2017 Nest Activity Report by Reese
Adult arrival Nestlings 3
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure 06/09/2017
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure eggs or young killed by predator

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

07/01/2015 by Crystal
One adult at nest.

05/27/2015 by Crystal
1 adult in nest likely has chicks due to behavior--standing up.

07/17/2014 by Crystal
Fledgling seen on nest--could be from another nest as this was the only activity we saw at nest from 6/18/2014-7/17/2014

06/21/2013 by LibbyM
Two chicks 4 weeks old. Banded both. 2 adults present.