Nest #490

Nickname: Channel Marker "G11"
Nest substrate: Channel Marker
Nest Location Description: 03/12/2012 Active nest
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Chesapeake Bay Osprey Watchers, Virginia Master Naturalist
Latitude: 36.695579
Longitude: -76.069175
Followers: None

Past Seasons

Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2018 2016 2014 2013 2012

Activity reports

2012 Nest Activity Report by Charlie
Adult arrival 03/01/2012 Nestlings 2
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 2
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging 07/02/2012
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2013 Nest Activity Report by pammonahan
Adult arrival Nestlings 2
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching 05/21/2013 Reason for nest failure
2016 Nest Activity Report by Charlie
Adult arrival 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
2016 Nest Activity Report by pammonahan
Adult arrival Nestlings 1
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching 06/02/2016 Reason for nest failure
2018 Nest Activity Report by Charlie
Adult arrival 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

07/06/2016 by Charlie
Two juveniles on the nest.

06/02/2016 by pammonahan
At least one chick in this nest.

04/04/2016 by Charlie
Nest has doubled in size since last report. Looks like eggs are being incubated.

03/20/2016 by Charlie
Nest is actively being built. One osprey on the channel marker.

04/10/2014 by pammonahan
Nest has been completely rebuilt on channel after being removed after 2013 nesting season.

05/21/2013 by pammonahan
At least 2 live chicks observed.

04/16/2013 by pammonahan
Female still in the nest. Male bringing fish and fighting off intruding Osprey.

04/10/2013 by pammonahan
Female in the nest. Male bringing fish.

07/17/2012 by Charlie
both chicks fledged

07/03/2012 by Charlie
I visited this nest today, 7.2.12. One of the two observed chicks has recently fledged.