Nest #5085

Nickname: 092-A-014
Nest substrate: Utility Pole
Nest Location Description: Top of utility pole on Sea Girt National Guard Training Center
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: New Jersey Osprey Project
Latitude: 40.121317
Longitude: -74.036337
Followers: None

Past Seasons

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

Activity reports

2014 Nest Activity Report by NJDMAVA
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
2015 Nest Activity Report by NJDMAVA
Adult arrival 03/17/2015 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 Ben Wurst
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

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

07/01/2016 by NJDMAVA
Pole was cut down in July 2016

11/30/2015 by NJDMAVA
Due to electrocution hazard, nest was moved to adjacent osprey platform (nest 5711) on 30 Nov. 2015 under NJDEP permit DC2015065

09/18/2015 by NJDMAVA
One juvenile osprey observed in nest throughout morning, later in morning a large truck was idling near the nest and osprey moved to nearby pole until truck left.

09/16/2015 by NJDMAVA
One osprey (juvenile) observed sitting in nest entire length of observation. No adult osprey were seen in nest or around site.

08/20/2015 by NJDMAVA
Osprey observed early in the morning flying over the beach toward the ocean. No ospreys were seen in the next during the time of observation.

07/24/2015 by NJDMAVA
1 fledgling in nest. Female in nest- then circled nest for several minutes. Returned to nest briefly before leaving again. 2nd adult osprey observed on nearby telephone pole, remained perched there the entire observation time.

07/10/2015 by NJDMAVA
2 osprey observed circling nest and 1 fledgling in nest.

06/11/2015 by NJDMAVA
Both adult osprey in nest entire length of observation time. 1 fledgling see in nest.

05/29/2015 by NJDMAVA
2 osprey observed. Male stands on post nearby the nest with a fish then flies away within 2 minutes into length of observation time. Female is in the nest the entire time with a sighting of two chicks.

05/13/2015 by NJDMAVA
Observed 1 male osprey circling nest. Circled several times then picked up trash in nearby field.

05/01/2015 by NJDMAVA
2 osprey were observed. Female stayed inside nest entire length of observation. Male flew in about 3 minutes into observing nest, perched on pole just outside nest, and remained there for the duration of the observation time.

06/17/2014 by NJDMAVA
Observed nest around 1030AM. One adult in nest. Photo posted.

06/03/2014 by NJDMAVA
Ospreys tried to establish a nest in the same pole in 2013, but it fell apart early in construction. This year they did a better job.