Nest #4651

Nickname: EC Baseball between 1st & scoreboard
Nest substrate: Utility Pole
Nest Location Description: Nest on pole light box with some orange silt fence fence. Between 1st base and the scoreboard
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Eckerd College, Florida Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 27.7156115788647
Longitude: -82.6820465846253
Followers: None

Past Seasons

Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014

Activity reports

2014 Nest Activity Report by Selena B
Adult arrival 03/08/2014 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 unknown reason
2014 Nest Activity Report by Eli
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied   Fledglings
Nest Active   First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure unknown reason
2015 Nest Activity Report by Beth
Adult arrival 01/21/2015 Nestlings 1
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 04/28/2015 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 05/25/2015 Reason for nest failure
2015 Nest Activity Report by FreeLexie
Adult arrival 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
2016 Nest Activity Report by Nicole27
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 tjlong
Adult arrival 01/10/2017 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
2019 Nest Activity Report by Isaiah
Adult arrival 02/05/2019 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

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

05/01/2019 by Isaiah
Female and male perched below nest on the light fixture, female eating

04/07/2019 by Isaiah
Empty, but other birds going into the nest and flying out (Monk Parakeets)

03/25/2019 by Isaiah
Female seen perched in the nest

02/28/2019 by Isaiah
Male present, upon return of female the male flew to next pole over, perched momentarily then took off again

02/08/2019 by Isaiah
No ospreys were seen at this time

02/21/2018 by Henley
No osprey present, several flying in the area

02/21/2018 by Henley
No osprey present, several flying in the area

02/15/2018 by Henley
No ospreys at the nest but several flying overhead

12/05/2017 by Henley
No nest present

11/27/2017 by Henley
No nest present

11/07/2017 by Henley
No nest present

10/12/2017 by Henley
No nest present

09/27/2017 by Henley
No nest present

05/05/2017 by BWilcox
Nest is pretty sparse, and no osprey were seen during observation

04/28/2017 by BWilcox
Nest is starting to look pretty sparse, and no osprey were observed during observation.

04/20/2017 by BWilcox
Nest is present and intact, no osprey seen during observation.

04/07/2017 by BWilcox
Nest is present and intact, no osprey observed during observation

03/24/2017 by BWilcox
Nest present, one adult in incubation posture

03/17/2017 by BWilcox
Nest present, no osprey observed, but monk parakeets observed underneath nest

03/10/2017 by BWilcox
Nest present, one adult in nest in incubation posture

03/01/2017 by BWilcox
Adult male perched on edge of nest

02/23/2017 by BWilcox
Male and female hovering above and around nest, very close to one another. Female flew to nest with fish, sat beneath nest and chewed up fish, then flew over to neighboring nest (1st base) and perched on it, and then flew back to this nest and sat in the nest.

02/17/2017 by BWilcox
Sounds like birds but we can't see anything inside the nest

02/09/2017 by BWilcox
Nest is present, and a little sparse. No birds on or near nest during observation.

01/27/2017 by tjlong
male perched beside nest. female absent during observation.

01/24/2017 by tjlong
Both adults roosted simultaneously for the entire observation.

01/21/2017 by tjlong
Female perched in nest during the entire observational period.

01/14/2017 by tjlong
Large female perched below the nest platform for the entire observational period. Several (7) adults circling the athletic fields and waterfront p-lot area.

01/09/2017 by tjlong
green monk parakeets on utility pole. no sign of a nest.

01/05/2017 by tjlong
No sign of nest.

12/05/2016 by HaleyKaz
Nest is gone and there is platform above the lights. No birds present.

11/11/2016 by HaleyKaz
Nest is present with parakeets but no osprey.

10/27/2016 by HaleyKaz
Nest is present with no birds.

09/23/2016 by HaleyKaz
The nest is present and four parakeets were inside making a lot of noise.

09/23/2016 by BWilcox
Nest present. No ospreys, but many parakeets in the nest.

07/19/2016 by Nicole27
Nest present and in good condition. No osprey spotted in or around nest.

05/03/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Male flew up with fish and gave to female who appears to then feed to chicks

04/26/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Male and female in nest with possible chicks, both moving around and likely feeding

04/19/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Female in nest with possible chicks

04/12/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Female in nest looking like she is feeding to chicks. Did not get a visual on the chicks

04/05/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Female and male in nest. Signs of incubation

03/29/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Female in nest. Male flying ~200 feet away

03/22/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Female standing in nest

03/15/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. No osprey nearby

03/09/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Female in nest

03/08/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. While observing, male flew and landed on ledge next to nest and immediately flew away.

03/01/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. No osprey nearby

02/16/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Osprey of unknown gender sitting in nest.

02/09/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. No osprey nearby

11/29/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, no osprey nearby

11/22/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, no osprey nearby

11/15/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, adult flying ~200 feet away

11/08/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, no osprey nearby

11/01/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, no osprey nearby

10/25/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, no osprey nearby

10/18/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, no osprey nearby

10/11/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, osprey flying ~100 feet away

06/25/2015 by FreeLexie
Adult female with two fledgelings

05/27/2015 by Beth
Male and female and very young chick

04/28/2015 by Beth
male and female present again

04/27/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, no osprey nearby

04/20/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, a few males flying nearby

04/13/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, no osprey nearby

04/06/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, male flying nearby

03/30/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, no osprey nearby

03/23/2015 by Eileen
Net present, male sitting near nest on pole

03/09/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, no osprey present

03/02/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, no osprey present

02/23/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, female in ledge next to nest

02/16/2015 by Eileen
Nest present, male and female perched on metal ledge next to nest

01/21/2015 by Kyle Harding
Female osprey present on nest. Male osprey showed up about 15 minutes later.

01/12/2015 by Kyle Harding
One male osprey present on nest, left when storm came in.

01/10/2015 by Kyle Harding
Nest is present, male osprey on nest. Osprey chased off another osprey getting near nest. Osprey attempted to take a baseball player's jacket the day before.

12/05/2014 by Eileen
Nest present, no osprey nearby. Parakeets nesting underneath osprey nest

11/28/2014 by Eileen
Nest present, osprey flying ~75 feet away. Parakeets nesting underneath osprey nest

11/21/2014 by Eileen
Nest present, no osprey nearby. Parakeets nesting underneath osprey nest

11/14/2014 by Eileen
Nest present, no osprey neaby. Parakeets nesting underneath osprey nest

11/07/2014 by Eileen
Nest present, male perched on ledge with something in mouth. Parakeets nesting underneath osprey nest

10/29/2014 by Eileen
Nest present, no osprey nearby. Parakeets nesting underneath osprey nest

10/21/2014 by Eileen
Nest present, male perched on ledge but flew off shortly after I walked up and went far. Parakeets nesting underneath osprey nest

10/13/2014 by Eileen
Nest present, osprey flying ~25 feet away. Parakeets nesting underneath osprey nest

10/03/2014 by Eileen
Nest present, male flying ~50 feet away. Parakeets nesting underneath osprey nest

09/27/2014 by Eileen
Nest present, male perched on ledge, parakeets nesting underneath osprey nest

09/20/2014 by Eileen
Nest present, male perched on ledge, parakeets nesting underneath osprey nest

09/11/2014 by Eileen
Nest present, male perched on ledge, adult flying ~20 feet away, parakeets nesting underneath osprey nest

07/04/2014 by Eli
The nest has been destroyed.

05/08/2014 by Selena B
No male or female osprey present, no nestlings seen. Failure may be because it's a young pair or because they built the nest so late.

05/04/2014 by Selena B
No osprey in or near by nest.

04/26/2014 by Selena B
Female sitting in nest, male flew over to join female a few minutes later.

04/21/2014 by Selena B
No osprey in or near by nest.

04/13/2014 by Selena B
Female in nest, male flying near by.

03/30/2014 by Selena B
Female in nest

03/25/2014 by Selena B
Female in nest; male flying near by then joined, perched on the light next to nest

03/15/2014 by Selena B
Female in nest, male flying near by

03/08/2014 by Selena B
Male and female mating and actively bringing materials to nest.