Nest #4566

Nickname: Boyd Hill Nature Preserve on Pine Flats Trail
Nest substrate: Dead Tree
Nest Location Description: Boyd Hill Nature Preserve on Pine Flats Trail, located in a dead tree on the left that is easy to see from the trail. It is found in the loop of Pine Flats Trail and very high up. When you enter the trail, make a left (away from the picnic tables) when you come to the fork.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: OspreyWatch Pinellas, Eckerd College, Florida Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 27.725973
Longitude: -82.652872
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 jenniferlincoln
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 Albatross Alison
Adult arrival Nestlings 0
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 nest destroyed during storm
2017 Nest Activity Report by CharlotteS
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 MaryK
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

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

04/20/2018 by Eileen
Nest present, 2 fledglings visible with both adults

04/13/2018 by Eileen
Nest present, 1 fledgling visible with one adult

04/06/2018 by Eileen
Nest present, female sitting low in nest - likely incubating

12/08/2017 by Eileen
Nest present, one male flying within 400 feet

12/01/2017 by Eileen
Nest present, 2 males flying within 200 feet

11/24/2017 by Eileen
Nest present, male in nest and 1 adult flying within 200 feet

11/17/2017 by Eileen
Nest present, male flying within 50 feet but never landed

11/10/2017 by Eileen
Nest present, male perched on light post next to nest

11/03/2017 by Eileen
Nest present, 2 males flying within 500 feet

10/27/2017 by Eileen
Nest present, no osprey nearby

10/20/2017 by Eileen
Nest present, male flying ~100 feet away but did not stay long

10/13/2017 by Eileen
Nest present, no osprey nearby

10/06/2017 by Eileen
Nest present, no osprey nearby

09/29/2017 by Eileen
Nest present, no osprey nearby

09/21/2017 by Eileen
Nest present, no osprey nearby

03/01/2017 by MaryK
Nest not present.

02/23/2017 by MaryK
Nest not present.

02/15/2017 by MaryK
Nest not present.

02/08/2017 by MaryK
Nest not seen.

01/25/2017 by arswan
Nest not present

01/20/2017 by arswan
Nest not present

01/18/2017 by arswan
Nest not present

01/14/2017 by arswan
Nest not present

01/12/2017 by CharlotteS
Nest must have been taken down? There is no sign of nest.

01/10/2017 by CharlotteS
Nest not present.

12/07/2016 by JoC
Nest not present.

11/12/2016 by JoC
Nest not present.

10/22/2016 by JoC
Nest not present. No ospreys sighted in area.

09/30/2016 by JoC
No nest present.

07/06/2016 by KC

05/12/2016 by Albatross Alison
Nest fallen, not rebuilt.

02/23/2016 by Albatross Alison
Nest fallen, not rebuilt

01/22/2016 by Albatross Alison
Nest fallen, not rebuilt.

01/15/2016 by Albatross Alison
Nest fallen. Reports of Osprey rebuilding nest but I was unable to spot it and saw no osprey in the immediate area.

12/04/2015 by Catie T
No nest present

11/02/2015 by Catie T
No nest present, no ospreys in the area

10/04/2015 by Catie T
No nest present.

06/28/2015 by Dane
Did not see nest, birds in area

12/06/2014 by Amy D.
Nest still down and no sign of re-build

11/19/2014 by Amy D.
Nest is still not present and no sign of re-build

10/24/2014 by Amy D.
Nest is no longer present

10/13/2014 by Amy D.
Still no ospreys located at the nest

09/20/2014 by alelliot
No ospreys.

09/12/2014 by alelliot
No ospreys. Was told nest had fallen off earlier in the year, but was back up when observed.

07/06/2014 by Eli
The nest was empty but a male osprey was perched nearby.

03/13/2014 by Bre
This afternoon, around 2 pm, there were no ospreys present in the nest or flying near.

02/21/2014 by Amy D.
There were not ospreys at the nest but a male osprey perched in an adjacent tree in the shade

02/10/2014 by Bre
Today, there was a male osprey perched over the nest. He was very aware of what was going on around him. As we were walking by he was watching and looking down at us. (This was around 1:45-2:00pm)

01/19/2014 by jenniferlincoln
Today I went to Boyd Hill to observe this nest around noon and did not see any Osprey in or near the nest.

01/15/2014 by jenniferlincoln
Today this nest appeared to be inactive, we did not see any Osprey near it or in it. The nest also did not look to be very built up, another sign of inactivity.

01/09/2014 by jenniferlincoln
This nest appeared to be empty but we spotted one Osprey in the area circling the nest.

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