Nest #456

Nickname: Staunton Nest
Nest substrate: Osprey Nest Platform
Nest Location Description: Staunton Nest - Lynnhaven River
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Virginia Aquarium, Chesapeake Bay Osprey Watchers, The Center for Conservation Biology
Latitude: 36.897543
Longitude: -76.10077
Followers: None

Past Seasons

Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2019 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012

Activity reports

2012 Nest Activity Report by Reese
Adult arrival 03/23/2012 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 04/06/2012 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2013 Nest Activity Report by Reese
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 04/16/2013 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 05/11/2013 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 03/28/2014 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 04/26/2014 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2014 Nest Activity Report by Crystal
Adult arrival Nestlings 0
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 0
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure 06/26/2014
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure unknown reason
2015 Nest Activity Report by Reese
Adult arrival 04/02/2015 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 1
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
2016 Nest Activity Report by Reese
Adult arrival 03/18/2016 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
2017 Nest Activity Report by OWadmin
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 04/22/2017 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2017 Nest Activity Report by Reese
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active   First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure 06/08/2017
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure nest destroyed during storm
2019 Nest Activity Report by Reese
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

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

03/19/2017 by Reese
This nest was destroyed during winter 2016 bt storms.

07/01/2015 by Crystal
1 juvenile at nest with one adult.

06/18/2015 by Crystal
One adult at nest. Possible chicks due to adult female behavior--standing in nest. Nest too shallow to reach.

07/17/2014 by Crystal
One adult seen at nest. No chicks or fledglings seen.

06/26/2014 by Crystal
Adult female seen at nest-unbanded. No chicks seen. Water too shallow to reach nest to view with mirror.

06/21/2013 by LibbyM
Adult feeding two 6 week old chicks