Nest #4960

Nickname: Brousseau Island
Nest substrate: Osprey Nest Platform
Nest Location Description: 1-002. On reef just E of Brosseau Island, Severn Sound
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Georgian Bay Osprey Society
Latitude: 44.80667
Longitude: -79.775
Followers: None

Past Seasons

Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990 1989 1988

Activity reports

2014 Nest Activity Report by Rick
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
1988 Nest Activity Report by Rick
Adult arrival Nestlings 2
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 2
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
1989 Nest Activity Report by Rick
Adult arrival Nestlings 1
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 1
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
1990 Nest Activity Report by Rick
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied No Fledglings
Nest Active   First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
1991 Nest Activity Report by Rick
Adult arrival Nestlings 2
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 1
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
1992 Nest Activity Report by Rick
Adult arrival Nestlings 0
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure 06/15/1992
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure unknown reason
1993 Nest Activity Report by Rick
Adult arrival Nestlings 1
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 0
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure 07/15/1993
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure unknown reason
1994 Nest Activity Report by Rick
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure 07/21/1994
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure unknown reason
1995 Nest Activity Report by Rick
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure 07/15/1995
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure nest destroyed during storm
1996 Nest Activity Report by Rick
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
1997 Nest Activity Report by Rick
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied No Fledglings
Nest Active   First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
1998 Nest Activity Report by Rick
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied No Fledglings
Nest Active   First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2002 Nest Activity Report by Rick
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied No Fledglings
Nest Active   First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2003 Nest Activity Report by Rick
Adult arrival Nestlings 1
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 1
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2004 Nest Activity Report by Rick
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied No Fledglings
Nest Active   First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2005 Nest Activity Report by Rick
Adult arrival Nestlings 2
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 2
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2006 Nest Activity Report by Rick
Adult arrival Nestlings 2
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 2
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2007 Nest Activity Report by Rick
Adult arrival Nestlings 2
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 1
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2008 Nest Activity Report by Rick
Adult arrival Nestlings 2
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 2
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2009 Nest Activity Report by Rick
Adult arrival Nestlings 2
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 2
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2010 Nest Activity Report by Rick
Adult arrival Nestlings 2
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 1
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2011 Nest Activity Report by Rick
Adult arrival Nestlings 2
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 2
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2012 Nest Activity Report by Rick
Adult arrival Nestlings 3
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 3
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

10/01/2013 by Rick
No report

10/01/2012 by Rick
MF phone report; juveniles still present long after adults gone

10/01/2011 by Rick
MF phone report; juveniles still present long after adults gone

10/01/2010 by Rick
BF reports, MF not certain if 1 or 2 fledglings

10/01/2009 by Rick
Pair of bald eagles hung out at Potato Is, no harassment of Osprey

10/01/2008 by Rick
Everyone on the island is thrilled with the repairs done to the platform – thanks to GBOS

10/01/2007 by Rick

10/01/2006 by Rick
Nest damaged, needs repair. Repair done Mar 2007 with 3 stays added

10/01/2005 by Rick
ca. 45’ hydro pole. About 1 mile SE of Moore Point

10/01/2004 by Rick
Repair pole

10/01/2003 by Rick
Check platform & repair – buy pole – pole is leaning

10/01/2002 by Rick
No observation

10/01/2001 by Rick
No observation

10/01/2000 by Rick
No observation

10/01/1999 by Rick
No report

10/01/1998 by Rick
Not occupied

10/01/1997 by Rick
No activity

10/01/1996 by Rick
Not monitored. May 18th, adult seen incubating flat topped nest.

10/01/1995 by Rick
Not monitored. May 8th, adult seen incubating. Nest was blown down in July 15th, storm.

10/01/1994 by Rick
May 12th, adult seen incubating. July 21st, adult seen at empty nest, nest is well lined

10/01/1993 by Rick
April 27th, pair copulating. May 18th, incubating, off-center. June 25th, adult seen & at least one chick. July 15th, nest empty but well lined.

10/01/1992 by Rick
April 9th, pair first seen back at nest. April 26th, pair seen copulating, and not incubating. May 9th, adult at nest edge, other may be incubating. June 15th, no activity at nest, assume no chicks. June 19th, no birds, nest is empty but lined.

10/01/1991 by Rick
April 9th, no sign of birds. April 14-28th, pair at nest but not incubating. May 15-30th, incubating. Nest is ‘deeper’. July 11th, 2 chicks seen, large in size. July 23rd, one observed fledgling at nest.

10/01/1990 by Rick
Unoccupied.

10/01/1989 by Rick
Fledgling seen August 21st.

10/01/1988 by Rick
Both chicks fledged.