Nest #4768

Nickname: College Cr Platform
Nest substrate: Osprey Nest Platform
Nest Location Description:
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Chesapeake Bay Osprey Watchers, The Center for Conservation Biology, Virginia Master Naturalist
Latitude: 37.244419175454
Longitude: -76.7137777489498
Followers: None

Past Seasons

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

Activity reports

2014 Nest Activity Report by LibbyM
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
2014 Nest Activity Report by bruceg
Adult arrival Nestlings 2
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 2
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging 07/05/2014
Egg laying Chicks last observed 09/21/2014
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2015 Nest Activity Report by bruceg
Adult arrival 03/15/2015 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying 04/09/2015 Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 04/12/2015 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

05/25/2018 by bruceg
Adult on nest. Circled our group in kayaks. Possible chick sighting, but not confirmed. Healthy nest.

03/28/2018 by took
Ospreys first observed 03/09/2018. Nest building started 03/14/2018. Often observe 4 ospreys in the air.

04/19/2015 by bruceg
Adult sitting on nest

07/17/2014 by bruceg
First chick on nest in river. Second chick on branch on shore. First chick observed flying off nest to shore branch within 50 yards o second chick.

07/12/2014 by bruceg
By kayak -- two chicks observed -- see photos posted. One chick flew off upon approach other only weakly flapped wings seemingly unable to fly. No sight of third chick. Presumed adult (third bird) flew low in and out of picture never landing at nest.

07/07/2014 by bruceg
Three chicks observed from kayak. No adult. No feeding.

06/30/2014 by bruceg
Two chicks observed. One chick flapping wings. One adult on nest. No feeding seen.

04/02/2014 by LibbyM
sticks on the nest