Nest #4871

Nickname: CBEC 2
Nest substrate: Osprey Nest Platform
Nest Location Description: This nest platform was placed in March 2014, due to the previous platform on a piling being destroyed over winter. The piling iced around the base, and toppled into the Bay. The location of the new platform (Prospect Bay) is the same as the previous ne
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center, Chesapeake Bay Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 38.946795
Longitude: -76.223412
Followers: None

Past Seasons

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

Activity reports

2014 Nest Activity Report by CBEC
Adult arrival 03/18/2014 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
2015 Nest Activity Report by CBEC
Adult arrival 03/22/2015 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying 05/05/2015 Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 05/05/2015 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

05/05/2015 by CBEC
Female on egg(S)

04/27/2015 by CBEC
Female working on finishing touches on nest. Have not seen any additional material being brought to the nest site.

04/14/2015 by CBEC
Only activity at this time is nest building.

04/05/2015 by CBEC

04/20/2014 by CBEC
The ospreys nested in this area on another platform in the same location for the past three years. A new platform was placed in the same location in March 2014, due to the old platform being destroyed over the winter. The birds immediately accepted this platform, and on the day of their arrival they started to bring sticks to the platform.