Nest #4557

Nickname: Gulfport Shores Condominiums
Nest substrate: Osprey Nest Platform
Nest Location Description: 45th St S, drive to very end of street and pull into condo parking lot. Platform over a utility pole over looking the condo parking lot.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: OspreyWatch Pinellas, Eckerd College, Florida Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 27.74108
Longitude: -82.69382
Followers: None

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 0
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 Amy D.
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
2014 Nest Activity Report by morgan
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 Kelsie
Adult arrival Nestlings 1
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 03/15/2015 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 04/19/2015 Reason for nest failure
2015 Nest Activity Report by Molly F
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 Catie T
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 1
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging 05/02/2016
Egg laying Chicks last observed 05/02/2016
Incubation initiation 02/15/2016 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2017 Nest Activity Report by kmnoonan
Adult arrival Nestlings 1
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 02/26/2017 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

04/29/2017 by kmnoonan
One adult sitting in the nest and juvenile sitting in nest and stretching wings. Juvenile is about half of the size of the adult.

04/25/2017 by kmnoonan
female and chick (about the size of a softball) preening. Female vocalizing as well. Both sitting toward the edge of the nest. Male sitting on a pole under the nest.

04/16/2017 by kmnoonan
1 adult bird in the nest, head down and doing lots of rearranging of body with lots of downward head movements.

04/08/2017 by kmnoonan
female in nest, rearranging sticks and flapping wings as she moved around (almost as if she was trying to keep her balance or not trample her chicks) with lots of downward head movements. male standing on nearby pole

03/19/2017 by kmnoonan
Osprey visible in nest (n/a gender) before hunkering down in the nest. Multiple male osprey seen in the area but unsure which nest they belong to. Squirrel was seen coming in an out of holes on bottom of platform and going into bottom of nest

03/12/2017 by kmnoonan
2 males circling overhead and vocalizing. Top of head seen in the nest; could have been top of incubating female's head or a chick's head. Head was small and was only able to catch glimpses of it; possible chick?

03/04/2017 by kmnoonan
Male circling overhead and female in nest, frequently vocalizing. Told by resident that a "little one" has been seen peeking over the side of nest. Did not see any evidence of a chick.

02/26/2017 by kmnoonan
Osprey just visible in the nest (n/a gender) and male seen foraging over water in nearby area, but could have been osprey of nearby nest.

02/11/2017 by kmnoonan
Female on pole next to nest eating fish and vocalizing, and male in the nest.

02/04/2017 by kmnoonan
Female in well developed nest. Osprey heard but not seen vocalizing nearby.

01/22/2017 by Nanda
Nest in good condition, no ospreys in area. Weather was bad due to a tornado watch.

01/16/2017 by Nanda
Nest in good condition, both male and female in nest. Sail catfish skulls found underneath the nest

01/11/2017 by Nanda
Male eating fish on light pole beneath nest, no female in sight. Nest in good condition

01/04/2017 by Nanda
Nest in great location and condition. Male and Female both eating fish on the telephone pole below the nest. Male flew up to the nest after eating.

12/09/2016 by kmnoonan
Nest in good shape and female in bushes across the water from nest

11/27/2016 by kmnoonan
nest in good shape, no osprey seen in the area but heard one vocalizing

10/22/2016 by kmnoonan
nest in good shape, female on nearby tree and another osprey seen in the vicinity (n/a gender)

09/24/2016 by kmnoonan
Nest in good condition, female perched on pole nest to nest.

05/02/2016 by Catie T
Good nest condition, female present with at least one chick

04/06/2016 by Catie T
Good nest condition, female sitting nearby

03/14/2016 by Catie T
Female sitting low in nest with a male seen nearby

02/29/2016 by Devon
good nest condition, no ospreys in area

02/15/2016 by Catie T
Good nest condition, female spotted sitting low inside the nest

01/22/2016 by Laurel
Nest present but empty. No ospreys in the area.

01/14/2016 by Laurel
Nest present and very large, but no ospreys nearby.

12/04/2015 by Anna
No nest present.

11/23/2015 by Molly F
No nest present

11/04/2015 by Molly F
No nest present

10/14/2015 by Molly F
No nest present.

09/25/2015 by Molly F
No nest present

09/18/2015 by Molly F
No nest present

06/30/2015 by HVAC
unable to be found

06/15/2015 by Molly F
No nest present

05/09/2015 by Kelsie
male & female in nest with a hatchling!

05/03/2015 by Kelsie
empty. adult male on tree nearby

04/26/2015 by Kelsie
female in nest (maybe incubating?). male perched on tree nearby

04/19/2015 by Kelsie
adult female in nest

04/11/2015 by Kelsie
empty

04/04/2015 by Kelsie
adult male in nest

03/28/2015 by Kelsie
empty

03/08/2015 by Kelsie
female in nest. adult male seen flying over nearby estruary

02/25/2015 by Kelsie
Adult male on platform - very noisy! Adult female seen perched on nearby street light

02/19/2015 by Kelsie
adult female preening on platform

02/08/2015 by Kelsie
empty

01/21/2015 by Lea
No ospreys in nest or seen nearby

01/10/2015 by Alice E
No ospreys in nest, but two seen flying nearby.

12/10/2014 by Tommy
no osprey

12/02/2014 by Tommy
Osprey seen standing in nest! 5:30pm

11/30/2014 by Kevin P
No osprey

11/14/2014 by Tommy
No osprey

11/14/2014 by Kevin P
No osprey in nest

11/06/2014 by Kevin P
No osprey 11am

10/29/2014 by Tommy
No nest

10/20/2014 by Tommy
No nest

10/05/2014 by Tommy
no nest

09/21/2014 by Tommy
No nest

04/05/2014 by morgan
No nest

02/23/2014 by morgan
No nest

01/21/2014 by Amy D.
Still no birds on in the nest or around but I did see another platform out n the distance that the birds maybe moving to.

01/15/2014 by Amy D.
No action again at this nest, there was an osprey far into the distance but not close enough to be interacting with the nest. The nest is still is good condition.

01/09/2014 by Amy D.
This nest seemed to be non active there were no ospreys around the nest or in the nest. But the nest seemed to be in good condition.

08/01/2013 by Beth
Adults arrived February 2013. Incubation began during March 2013. Pair last seen at nest June 2013.