Nest #5063

Nickname: Gators #1
Nest substrate: Parking Lot Light
Nest Location Description: Gators Parking lot in Treasure Island north end, on a parking lot light. This nest is threatened by development of the area.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: OspreyWatch Pinellas, Eckerd College, Florida Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 27.781832
Longitude: -82.781488
Followers: None

Past Seasons

Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014

Activity reports

2014 Nest Activity Report by Dave Kandz
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 Reason for nest failure
2015 Nest Activity Report by Emma
Adult arrival 02/13/2015 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active   First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure 04/15/2015
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure unknown reason
2015 Nest Activity Report by Molly F
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 2
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed 06/03/2015
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2016 Nest Activity Report by Catie T
Adult arrival Nestlings 2
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging 04/25/2016
Egg laying Chicks last observed 05/11/2016
Incubation initiation 03/06/2016 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2017 Nest Activity Report by Nicole27
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
2017 Nest Activity Report by Sawyer
Adult arrival 01/06/2017 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
2017 Nest Activity Report by MaeveD
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 Reason for nest failure

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

11/29/2017 by JazV
nest present; no ospreys in the area

11/29/2017 by JazV
nest present; no ospreys in the area

11/19/2017 by JazV
nest present; no ospreys in the area

11/11/2017 by JazV
nest present; no ospreys in the area

11/11/2017 by JazV
nest present; no ospreys in the area

11/04/2017 by JazV
nest present; no ospreys in the area

10/25/2017 by JazV
nest present; male osprey found near nest on adjacent light post, then flew away

10/07/2017 by JazV
nest present; no osprey in the surrounding area

05/01/2017 by MaeveD
One female perched on side. Two chicks at her feet laying down. Small birds possibly living in nest (this bird is white/grey with a black face).

04/26/2017 by MaeveD
Female perched on side of nest. Chick in nest and just pooped over side of nest.

04/17/2017 by MaeveD
Nest good, female perched on side, I can see an osprey chick!

04/10/2017 by MaeveD
Female osprey present bending down and possibly eating. Small bird below nest

04/05/2017 by MaeveD
Nest good, osprey low in nest

03/20/2017 by MaeveD
Nest good, tiny brown bird present but no osprey present

03/15/2017 by MaeveD
Nest good, osprey low in nest

03/06/2017 by MaeveD
Nest good, one female present

02/27/2017 by MaeveD
Nest good, one osprey, low in nest, gender unknown

02/20/2017 by MaeveD
Nest good, osprey present, gender unknown, low in nest

02/13/2017 by MaeveD
Nest good, but no osprey except male on light post nearby

02/06/2017 by MaeveD
Nest in fine condition, no osprey present

01/26/2017 by Sawyer
No osprey on the nest, nest in good condition. Female flying around in circles over the nest. male not in sight.

01/25/2017 by Sawyer
Female possibly incubating male not in sight. Nest in good condition.

01/20/2017 by Sawyer
No osprey in the area nest still looks good.

01/16/2017 by Sawyer
Female in nest male flying around in water nearby possibly hunting nest in great condition.

01/10/2017 by Sawyer
No osprey in the nest. Good conditioned nest. One male far away on tall sailboat perch.

01/06/2017 by Sawyer
Nest appears to be in good condition, Male perched on a nearby light post eating a fish, and Female perched in nest.

11/28/2016 by Eileen
Nest in poor condition. No osprey nearby

11/01/2016 by Eileen
Nest in poor condition. No osprey nearby

10/11/2016 by Eileen
Nest still in poor condition. No osprey nearby

09/15/2016 by Eileen
Nest looked destroyed but partially still there. No osprey nearby

07/12/2016 by Nicole27
Nest in very poor condition. No sign of osprey in or around nest.

05/11/2016 by Catie T
Female present in nest while feeding chicks

04/25/2016 by Catie T
Chicks present with mother feeding them, good nest condition

04/11/2016 by Catie T
Female laying low in the nest, male perched nearby

03/23/2016 by Devon
sitting low in nest, messes around with something in nest for a while then lays back down

03/06/2016 by Catie T
Nest has been built up since last observations, female sitting low in the nest with a male nearby

02/22/2016 by Catie T
Still small nest size with a male and female osprey pair seen nearby

02/15/2016 by Catie T
Small nest size, male present on the nest

01/26/2016 by Bailey
No osprey present at this time.

01/19/2016 by Bailey
No osprey present at this time. Nest appears to be in the same condition as of 1/12/2016.

01/12/2016 by Bailey
Small size nest. Male osprey present.

12/04/2015 by Anna
Nest present. One osprey nearby

11/23/2015 by Molly F
Remains present. Could hear a call nearby

10/14/2015 by Molly F
No maintenance at all and no ospreys nearby

09/25/2015 by Molly F
Remains of a nest present, no ospreys nearby

09/18/2015 by Anna
Nest present but empty

06/30/2015 by ckelly997
Adults spotted near by, nest seems inactive

06/18/2015 by Molly F
2 Fledges, 1 Female!

05/06/2015 by Emma
Female sitting normally in nest

04/29/2015 by lralviti
Female present in nest, no sign of male or chicks

04/22/2015 by lralviti
Female present, sitting low in the nest

04/15/2015 by lralviti
Empty nest, female bird on nearby light post

04/01/2015 by lralviti
Female present, possibly incubating. Male on nearby light-post

03/24/2015 by Emma
female incubating

03/11/2015 by Emma
female incubating

03/01/2015 by lralviti
Female present, standing in nest. No male

02/18/2015 by Emma
female and male present

02/13/2015 by Emma
Male sitting on nest, female on light pole near by eating fish.

01/21/2015 by Alice E
Female on nest. Probably sitting on eggs; became very loud and agitated when approached.

01/15/2015 by Alice E
Female seen on nest eating something.

01/10/2015 by Alice E
Nest present. No ospreys sighted.

05/07/2014 by Dave Kandz
5/7: observed 1 chick (photo) in this nest.