Nest #457

Nickname: Fish House Island
Nest substrate: Osprey Nest Platform
Nest Location Description: Fish House Island - Lynnhaven River. This nest is monitored by the Maryland Harbor Pilots. They built the nest platform. The small island the platform sits on is slowly being washed away. The platform had to be relocated in 2012.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Virginia Aquarium, Chesapeake Bay Osprey Watchers, The Center for Conservation Biology
Latitude: 36.905922
Longitude: -76.088937
Followers: None

Past Seasons

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

Activity reports

2012 Nest Activity Report by Reese
Adult arrival 02/25/2012 Nestlings 3
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed 06/15/2012
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2013 Nest Activity Report by Reese
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied No Fledglings
Nest Active   First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure 10/27/2012
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure nest destroyed during storm
2014 Nest Activity Report by Reese
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 nest destroyed during storm

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

05/04/2015 by Crystal
This nest no longer exits

04/27/2014 by Reese
This nest was destroyed by hurricane sandy and no longer exists.

06/15/2012 by Reese
June 15 - These are the oldest chicks on the Lynnhaven River. About 45 days old and exercising and building muscle. Should fly sometime next week.