Nest #4561

Nickname: EC Pool
Nest substrate: Utility Pole
Nest Location Description: Nest if found right outside the pool area on a light pole
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: OspreyWatch Pinellas, Eckerd College, Florida Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 27.717512
Longitude: -82.690272
Followers: None

Past Seasons

Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2018 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 tzimath
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied No Fledglings
Nest Active   First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure 01/15/2014
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure unknown reason
2014 Nest Activity Report by Selena B
Adult arrival 02/21/2014 Nestlings 1
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching 04/25/2014 Reason for nest failure
2015 Nest Activity Report by BirdMan
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 02/24/2015 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2015 Nest Activity Report by Beth
Adult arrival Nestlings 1
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
2016 Nest Activity Report by tCribbs
Adult arrival 01/14/2016 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
2016 Nest Activity Report by kmnoonan
Adult arrival 01/14/2016 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 03/15/2016 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2017 Nest Activity Report by Nicole27
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
2017 Nest Activity Report by BWilcox
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
2017 Nest Activity Report by tjlong
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 unknown reason
2017 Nest Activity Report by HaleyKaz
Adult arrival 02/07/2017 Nestlings 0
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 0
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 03/03/2017 Nest failure 04/28/2017
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure unknown reason

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

10/03/2017 by Tom
Osprey around area. None in nest

06/22/2017 by Eileen
Evidence of past nest but completely rundown and unoccupied. New nest ~100 feet away

05/05/2017 by HaleyKaz
This nest still looks like it is falling apart and no osprey were present.

04/28/2017 by HaleyKaz
There were no osprey in this nest and the nest appeared to be falling apart. Some nesting material appeared to have been moved to a nearby pole.

04/21/2017 by HaleyKaz
An adult male osprey was present in the nest.

04/14/2017 by HaleyKaz
Female was present in incubation posture.

04/07/2017 by HaleyKaz
The female osprey was incubating in the nest and the male was perched nearby.

03/17/2017 by HaleyKaz
The male osprey was present on the nest calling.

03/10/2017 by HaleyKaz
Both osprey were present in the nest when I arrived, the female was incubating until she flew away.

03/03/2017 by HaleyKaz
One osprey was incubating in the nest, others were flying in the area.

02/24/2017 by HaleyKaz
The nest was empty but their were osprey flying in the area and a male perched on a nearby pole vocalizing.

02/16/2017 by HaleyKaz
Male osprey perched on nest.

02/07/2017 by HaleyKaz
Nest is present with male perched inside. No other osprey in the area.

01/24/2017 by tjlong
no nest.

01/21/2017 by tjlong
no nest.

01/14/2017 by tjlong
No sign of nest.

01/09/2017 by tjlong
No sign of nest.

01/05/2017 by tjlong
No sign of nest.

12/07/2016 by HaleyKaz
Nest is present but no birds in the area.

11/11/2016 by HaleyKaz
Nest was present with no birds near it.

10/30/2016 by HaleyKaz
Nest was present and there was a female osprey near it.

09/23/2016 by HaleyKaz
The nest was present and looked well maintained but no osprey were in the area.

09/23/2016 by BWilcox
The nest was well intact, but we did not observe any osprey in the area.

06/09/2016 by Nicole27
Nest is well developed. No birds in nest, but a female near the nest.

05/05/2016 by kmnoonan
Female in nest and male on nearby tree. One chick observed that appears to be a little under half the size of the parents. Watched male return to nest.

04/20/2016 by kmnoonan
Female displaying feeding behavior, standing and ducking head into nest. One chick visible and female was vocalizing in nest. Male seen on nearby tree.

04/12/2016 by kmnoonan
female displaying feeding behaviors (standing in nest and dipping head into nest repeatedly). Monk parakeets nest building.

04/04/2016 by kmnoonan
Male and female both in nest, eating fish. Male left nest to go to nearby tree and female remained standing in nest for about 5 mins. before sitting back down.

03/20/2016 by kmnoonan
One bird in nest, barley visible, and multiple males on nearby trees.

03/10/2016 by kmnoonan
Male in nest. Female observed on nearby tree and was observed flying to the nest and switching positions with the male, who then flew off.

03/05/2016 by kmnoonan
Female sitting in nest, male in nearby tree. Observed male chase a wood stork out of the surrounding area.

02/26/2016 by kmnoonan
Female sitting in nest, male circled nest and brought back sticks. The female left and male appeared to be engaging in nest building while the female sat in a tree nearby.

02/16/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Male perched next to nest

02/09/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Male flying ~30 feet away but never landed

02/01/2016 by Beth
Male seen in nest adding nesting material. Female seen on tree nearby

01/26/2016 by tCribbs
No osprey in nest but there was a male and female perched in a near by tree.

01/21/2016 by tCribbs
there was no osprey in nest but one female perched in a nearby tree.

01/14/2016 by tCribbs
There was no osprey in nest but one female perched in a nearby tree. Could have been cautious due to traffic alterations.

12/16/2015 by Beth
Construction continues around nest. Nest looks poor, but male and female are near by

11/17/2015 by Beth
There is construction near nest, female and male seen nearby on tree, nest does not look well tended

10/30/2015 by Beth
Nest looks bad, but male and female in eucalpytus tree near nest

10/23/2015 by Beth
Nest looks rough, but male and female osprey in eucalpytus tree near nest (told facilities to try and get nest pole put in ASAP

10/23/2015 by Beth
Nest looks rough, but male and female osprey in eucalpytus tree near nest (told facilities to try and get nest pole put in ASAP

10/23/2015 by Beth
Nest looks rough, but male and female osprey in eucalpytus tree near nest (told facilities to try and get nest pole put in ASAP

10/06/2015 by Beth
The same as last week: Male and female are on the eucalyptus tree near the nest. The nest looks like it has not been added to. I have contact facilities to see if we can look into moving the nest.

09/22/2015 by Beth
Male and female are on the eucalyptus tree near the nest. The nest looks like it has not been added to.

05/27/2015 by Beth
One adult female in nest, 1 near fledge, 1 male on nearby tree.

05/10/2015 by BirdMan
One adult female in nest, no chicks sighted, nest failure?

05/01/2015 by BirdMan
One adult female in nest, still no chicks

04/21/2015 by BirdMan
One adult in nest, still no chick sighting

04/17/2015 by BirdMan
One adult perched in nest, seems to be incubating

04/10/2015 by BirdMan
One adult perched in nest. Head behavior seems to indicate chicks but no confirmed chick sighting.

04/02/2015 by BirdMan
One adult very low in nest

03/10/2015 by BirdMan
One adult incubating in nest, could not determine gender

03/04/2015 by BirdMan
One adult incubating in nest, could not determine gender

02/24/2015 by BirdMan
One adult incubating in nest, could not determine gender

02/13/2015 by BirdMan
Nest present, one adult female perched in nest.

02/05/2015 by BirdMan
Nest present, one adult female perched in nest.

01/22/2015 by Devon
Male osprey occupying nest

01/16/2015 by Krizia
Nest present.

01/09/2015 by beau
Nest present, osprey seen nearby in trees next to pond

12/10/2014 by BirdMan
Nest present, empty. Adult female observed in tree roughly 100 to 150 ft away. Adult male perched on light pole roughly 75 to 100 ft away.

12/02/2014 by BirdMan
Nest present, empty. Adult female observed in tree roughly 200 ft away

11/26/2014 by BirdMan
Nest present, empty. Adult pair observed in tree roughly 100 ft away.

11/17/2014 by BirdMan
Nest present, empty. Adult male observed in tree 75 to 100 ft away, adult female observed in tree 150 to 200 ft away.

11/10/2014 by BirdMan
Nest present, empty. Adult pair observed in tree 100 ft away.

10/31/2014 by BirdMan
Nest present, empty. Adult pair observed in tree 100 ft away

10/23/2014 by BirdMan
Nest present, empty. Adult pair observed in tree roughly 100 ft away

10/16/2014 by BirdMan
Nest present, empty.

10/09/2014 by BirdMan
Nest present, empty. Adult pair observed perched in tree roughly 100 to 150 feet away.

10/02/2014 by BirdMan
Nest present, empty

09/25/2014 by BirdMan
Nest present, empty

09/20/2014 by BirdMan
Nest present, empty

09/11/2014 by Eileen
Nest present, no adults nearby

05/08/2014 by Selena B
Female in nest with one chick.

05/04/2014 by Selena B
Female in nest, no hatchlings seen. The past observation of chick may have been incorrect; with verify on final observation.

04/25/2014 by Selena B
Female in nest, male nearby. At least one chick is in nest; this is the first time a chick has been observed.

04/11/2014 by Selena B
Female in nest, male osprey near by.

04/04/2014 by Selena B
Female in nest.

03/14/2014 by Selena B
No osprey in or near nest

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

02/28/2014 by Selena B
Female occupying nest, two males flying near by.

02/21/2014 by Selena B
Female in nest, no other ospreys near by.

02/14/2014 by Selena B
No ospreys in or near the nest.

02/09/2014 by Selena B
No ospreys in nest but a male was perched nearby.

01/20/2014 by tzimath
No ospreys were seen around this nest for the last two days

01/15/2014 by tzimath
Nest could be occupied since a couple Ospreys were seen hanging out by a light pole not far from the nest, but no Ospreys have been seen on the nest yet

01/12/2014 by tzimath
Nest is on Light post, but no birds were seen on the nest or around it.

08/01/2013 by Beth
Adults arrived April 2013. Incubation began during April 2013. Pair last seen at nest July 2013.