Nest #4820

Nickname: #1 the Eldest nesters
Nest substrate: Utility Pole
Nest Location Description: Nest location is on a light pole overlooking a basketball court. it is a large nest that appears old. This pair is active and is tolerant to be disturbed by basketball activity.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Chesapeake Bay Osprey Watchers, Virginia Master Naturalist
Latitude: 37.0107871272054
Longitude: -76.3126497755624
Followers: None

Past Seasons

Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2014

Activity reports

2014 Nest Activity Report by Cohocton
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 04/03/2014 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
Nest Activity Report by roxymach
Adult arrival 03/18/2019 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

04/24/2019 by roxymach
after storm i observed the female in the nest standing up and the male consistently bring new large sticks to the nest. He would land on her back and appear to copulate brief second about three times he would do this.

04/22/2019 by roxymach
from storm. nest lost half of sticks as they on ground. both birds out of nest. female eating fish. male gathering large sticks but doesn't use the fallen sticks. . flies over to female lands on her back. copulation.

04/17/2019 by roxymach
this pair does not appear to have eggs yet as both have left the nest while a large group of men played basketball. A few days ago the female was in the nest and male was eating a fish next to the nest on a pole.

04/13/2014 by Cohocton
Female in nest. Male on nearby light pole during activity on the basketball court.

04/10/2014 by Cohocton
Mating occurred.

04/03/2014 by Cohocton
Mating occurred.