Nest #4809

Nickname: Ware River 1
Nest substrate: Osprey Nest Platform
Nest Location Description: Platform nest located at the end of a pier in the Ware River
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Virginia Master Naturalist, Chesapeake Bay Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 37.3799373290035
Longitude: -76.4440333015747
Followers: None

Past Seasons

Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2015 2014 2013

Activity reports

2013 Nest Activity Report by hokiedoug
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied   Fledglings
Nest Active   First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure 06/01/2014
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure unknown reason
2014 Nest Activity Report by hokiedoug
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying 04/15/2014 Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 04/15/2014 Nest failure 06/01/2014
Clutch hatching 05/19/2014 Reason for nest failure unknown reason
2015 Nest Activity Report by hokiedoug
Adult arrival 04/01/2015 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

04/19/2015 by hokiedoug
Pair is at nest and have conducted some nest building (repair) activity. No sign of egg laying as yet

06/06/2014 by hokiedoug
No activity observed at nest. No adult presence.

05/20/2014 by hokiedoug
Nestling feeding activity observed but unable to see into nest so no nestling count possible

05/08/2014 by hokiedoug
Still incubating

04/23/2014 by hokiedoug
Incubation continues.

04/15/2014 by hokiedoug
Adult bird observed apparently incubating eggs.

04/15/2014 by hokiedoug
Adult bird observed apparently incubating eggs.

04/08/2014 by hokiedoug
Two adults still engaged in nest building. Some copulation activity observed.