Nest #4601

Nickname: ESS-04 Round Island Platform, Essex
Nest substrate: Osprey Nest Platform
Nest Location Description: Installed in 1980's by TTOR and MassWildlife.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Essex County Greenbelt
Latitude: 42.673126
Longitude: -70.765816
Followers: None

Past Seasons

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

Activity reports

2013 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 unknown reason
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 No 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 0
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 0
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure 06/01/2014
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure unknown reason
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 0
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2017 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
2018 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 unknown reason
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 Suspected predation

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

by Dave R
Inactive in 2011.

08/31/2013 by Dave R
2013 - pair nesting as of May 1. Nest abandoned for unknown cause.

08/31/2012 by Dave R
Repaired early April 2012. Osprey observed perched on platform April 2012. Significant nest observed on platform in Aug but no birds. Suspected but not confirmed as active in 2012.