Nest #4558

Nickname: EC Baseball 3rd base
Nest substrate: Utility Pole
Nest Location Description: Located near 3rd base and next to Pitcher warm up mound.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: OspreyWatch Pinellas, Eckerd College, Florida Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 27.715845
Longitude: -82.683278
Followers: None

Past Seasons

Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013

Activity reports

2013 Nest Activity Report by Beth
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 Whit
Adult arrival 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
2014 Nest Activity Report by Selena B
Adult arrival 01/15/2014 Nestlings 2
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching 04/13/2014 Reason for nest failure
2014 Nest Activity Report by Eli
Adult arrival 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 Eileen
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 02/23/2015 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2015 Nest Activity Report by Anna
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 02/23/2015 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2016 Nest Activity Report by Sarah R.
Adult arrival 01/12/2016 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 01/27/2016 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2015 Nest Activity Report by Sarah R.
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 01/27/2016 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2016 Nest Activity Report by Nicole27
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 1
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2017 Nest Activity Report by tjlong
Adult arrival 01/14/2017 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 01/24/2017 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2019 Nest Activity Report by Isaiah
Adult arrival 02/06/2019 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching 04/25/2019 Reason for nest failure

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

05/05/2019 by Isaiah
Female and male sitting in the nest, appears to be eating a fish

04/05/2019 by Isaiah
Male on next pole over. Parakeet nesting material under both lights

03/12/2019 by Isaiah
Empty

02/28/2019 by Isaiah
Male on a nearby pole above bleachers. Parakeets and nesting material below the osprey

02/11/2019 by Isaiah
Male perched on the light near the nest, female perched in the nest

02/21/2018 by Henley
No ospreys at nest

02/21/2018 by Henley
No ospreys at nest

02/15/2018 by Henley
Female osprey low in the nest

11/15/2017 by Tom
Male osprey seen flying. No osprey in nest

11/03/2017 by Tom
No osprey present

10/21/2017 by Tom
Osprey seen around area, but none are in nest

10/05/2017 by Tom
No Osprey Present

10/03/2017 by Tom
No Osprey present

06/22/2017 by Eileen
Nest present but small. No osprey nearby

05/05/2017 by BWilcox
Female is perched on edge of nest leaning in, as though she were feeding chicks, but the chicks were not visible.

04/28/2017 by BWilcox
Adult female perched beside nest.

04/20/2017 by BWilcox
Adult in nest at beginning of observation, but flew away while I was in the area.

04/07/2017 by BWilcox
Nest present and intact, and both adults perched on edge looking in

03/24/2017 by BWilcox
Nest present, adult in incubation posture

03/17/2017 by BWilcox
Female in incubation posture with male perched next to her on nest

03/10/2017 by BWilcox
Nest present, adult female perched on edge of nest. Monk parakeets flying in and out of the underneath of nest

03/01/2017 by BWilcox
Nest present, no osprey seen in areas

02/23/2017 by BWilcox
Nest present, no osprey seen in the area.

02/17/2017 by BWilcox
One adult in the nest, gender unknown. Possibly in incubation posture

02/09/2017 by BWilcox
Nest present and intact. No birds on or near nest.

01/27/2017 by tjlong
male and female both roosted. female appears to be in incubation posture for brief periods.

01/24/2017 by tjlong
Female appeared to be in incubation posture during the entire observation. male seen briefly flying over left field area.

01/21/2017 by tjlong
Pair roosted temporarily.

01/14/2017 by tjlong
female roosted during entire observational period but not in incubation posture. Several (7) adults circling the athletic fields and waterfront p-lot area.

01/09/2017 by tjlong
No adults present during observation. green monk parakeets roosted in the underside of the nest.

01/05/2017 by tjlong
Minimal nest structure on platform. Adults absent during observation.

12/05/2016 by HaleyKaz
Nest is present with no ospreys.

11/11/2016 by HaleyKaz
Nest on actual lights was there and some nest material was present on the platform above the lights.

10/27/2016 by HaleyKaz
Nest present with parakeets and no osprey.

09/23/2016 by HaleyKaz
This nest was present but there was no activity in or near it.

09/23/2016 by BWilcox
Nest present, no ospreys around it.

07/19/2016 by Nicole27
Nest in good condition. One fledge in nest. Was seen bobbing it's head side to side.

05/03/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Female in nest with a spotted chick! However, sounded like there may be more than one

04/26/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Female in nest possibly feeding chicks

04/19/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Male and female in nest. Male flew away

04/12/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Possible chicks - female moving around in nest looking like she may be feeding

04/05/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Female in nest

03/22/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Male flying ~200 feet away.

03/08/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Female in nest - possible incubation

03/08/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. No osprey nearby

03/01/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Female sitting in nest - most likely incubating

02/23/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Male perched on ledge next to nest. Female sitting in nest, most likely incubating

02/16/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Male and female in nest. Possible incubation

02/09/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Female in nest. Male landed quickly in nest then took off again.

01/27/2016 by Sarah R.
Nest present with male and female osprey observed. Female appears to be incubating eggs.

01/19/2016 by Sarah R.
Nest present and well-maintained. Male and female observed and actively building the nest.

01/12/2016 by Sarah R.
Nest present and well-maintained with male and female observed sitting on the utility pole near the nest.

11/29/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, male perched next to nest then flew away

11/22/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, male in nest

11/15/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, male perched on ledge next to nest

11/08/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, no osprey nearby

11/01/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, male flying ~30 feet away for over 5 mins

10/25/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, no osprey nearby

10/18/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, no osprey nearby

10/11/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, no osprey nearby

06/25/2015 by HVAC
Nest present, 1-2 month old fledged.

05/27/2015 by Anna
Nest present, no osprey present.

04/27/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, female on nest, signs of chicks

04/20/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, male and female on nest. Appeared to be feeding chicks

04/13/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, male and female on nest. Incubating.

04/06/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, male and female on nest. Incubating.

03/30/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, male and female on nest. Incubating.

03/23/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, female in nest. Incubating.

03/09/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, male and female on nest. Incubating.

03/02/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, male and female in nest, incubation present

02/23/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, male and female present in nest, possible incubation

02/16/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, female perched on metal ledge next to nest, male lands on ledge, female jumps on the back of the male and remains there for ~5 seconds flapping wings. Male then flies off for a short period of time then returns to ledge with female.

01/22/2015 by Grant Banko
Nest present, male osprey in nest, juvenile ospreys present

01/16/2015 by Grant Banko
Nest present, no osprey present.

01/10/2015 by Grant Banko
Nest present, female osprey next to nest

12/05/2014 by Eileen
Nest present, male perched on ledge

11/28/2014 by Eileen
Nest present, no osprey nearby

11/21/2014 by Eileen
Nest present, no osprey nearby

11/14/2014 by Eileen
Nest present, no osprey nearby

11/07/2014 by Eileen
Nest present, male perched on ledge

10/29/2014 by Eileen
Nest present, male flying less that 10 feet away for multiple minutes but never landed

10/21/2014 by Eileen
Nest present, no osprey nearby

10/13/2014 by Eileen
Nest present, no osprey nearby

10/03/2014 by Eileen
Nest present, male perched on ledge

09/27/2014 by Eileen
Nest present, no osprey nearby

09/20/2014 by Eileen
Nest present, male perched on ledge

09/11/2014 by Eileen
Nest present, adult flying nearby

07/06/2014 by Eli
Both male and female were present at the nest

06/22/2014 by Eli
Nest was empty at the time.

05/08/2014 by Selena B
Male perched next to nest, female in nest with nestlings.

05/04/2014 by Selena B
Female in nest feeding hatchlings; male perched next to nest.

04/26/2014 by Selena B
Female in nest with chicks.

04/21/2014 by Selena B
Female in nest with 2 chicks, male perched next to nest.

04/13/2014 by Selena B
Female in nest with chick; this is the first observation of a chick, currently only one has been seen. The male was perched on a light pole near by.

03/30/2014 by Selena B
Male sitting on pole, no female present

03/25/2014 by Selena B
Female in nest; no other osprey near by

03/15/2014 by Selena B
No osprey in or near nest

03/08/2014 by Selena B
No ospreys in or near the nest.

02/22/2014 by Selena B
Female in nest. No other osprey near by.

02/15/2014 by Selena B
Female osprey occupying nest. Two males were flying nearby. Returned 30 minutes later and one male was perched on the adjacent light pole eating a fish.

02/09/2014 by Selena B
Male osprey present in the nest.

01/21/2014 by Whit
Today it looked like they were adding some new material to the nest. The male was present but the female was not around.

01/15/2014 by Whit
The male and female were both perched on the edge of the nest, the male flew away as we approached just leaving the female overlooking the nest.

08/01/2013 by Beth
No nesting during 2013 season