Nest #4599

Nickname: GLO-02 Wingarsheek Salt Marsh Platform, Gloucester
Nest substrate: Osprey Nest Platform
Nest Location Description: Platform installed by Greenbelt and MassWildlife in 1980's. Has been active for more than 5 years. Rebuilt by Greenbelt in March 2010. The 2013 adult male was previously banded in Duxbury, MA in 1998. One of the 2013 fledglings and the adult male were fitted with satellite transmitters.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Essex County Greenbelt
Latitude: 42.653404
Longitude: -70.708008
Followers: None

Past Seasons

Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009

Activity reports

2013 Nest Activity Report by Dave R
Adult arrival 04/24/2013 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 2
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2012 Nest Activity Report by Dave R
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
2011 Nest Activity Report by Dave R
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
2010 Nest Activity Report by Dave R
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
2009 Nest Activity Report by Dave R
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 Dave R
Adult arrival Nestlings 2
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
2015 Nest Activity Report by Dave R
Adult arrival Nestlings
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
2016 Nest Activity Report by Dave R
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active   First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure 05/01/2016
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2017 Nest Activity Report by Dave R
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
2018 Nest Activity Report by Dave R
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 05/01/2018 Nest failure 06/01/2018
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure unknown reason
Nest Activity Report by Dave R
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

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

by Dave R
Active 2012. Birds observed on nest early April, July, Aug.  

by Dave R
Active in 2011.

by Dave R
2013 - pair on nest as of April 24. Fledged 2 young banded as chicks in July. On Aug 8, one male fledgling and one adult male were captured on the nest so a satellite transmitter could be affixed to the male fledgling. The adult male was previously banded - in Duxbury, MA in 1998. Go to www.ecga.org for more info on satellite tracking project.

05/01/2010 by Dave R
KEA CC observed 2 ospreys showing possible nesting behavior

05/27/2009 by Dave R
KEA CC visited nest, observed two ospreys, possible nesting behavior