Nest #4616

Nickname: ROW-04 Nelson Island Creek Platform, Rowley
Nest substrate: Osprey Nest Platform
Nest Location Description: This is a privately installed platform, installation date unknown but around 2005. It has been active for several years.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Essex County Greenbelt
Latitude: 42.736485
Longitude: -70.821007
Followers: None

Past Seasons

Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010

Activity reports

2013 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
2012 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
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
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
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2015 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
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 06/01/2016
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2017 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 Housekeeping pair
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 other
2019 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
2013 - inactive in April, May and June but new nesting material observed on the platform in August but no osprey seen.

by Dave R
Nest inactive.

by Dave R
Nest occupied/active in 2011.

11/05/2014 by Dave R
nest occupied late season. no confirmed eggs or chicks. pair may have moved from another failed nest.

08/04/2010 by Dave R
DWR. Platform has been fortified with ropes. No OSPR observed.

06/15/2010 by Dave R
DWR. Nest active with 2 adult OSPR present. Could be the pair that abandoned the Nelsons Island nest.