Nest #5210

Nickname: Shorecrest tower
Nest substrate: Cell tower
Nest Location Description: Nothern part of Shorecrest prep school campus west of their ball fields
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Eckerd College, OspreyWatch Pinellas, Florida Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 27.82036
Longitude: -82.633122
Followers: None

Past Seasons

Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013

Activity reports

2014 Nest Activity Report by Beth
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
2013 Nest Activity Report by Beth
Adult arrival Nestlings
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
2015 Nest Activity Report by LibbyWilkinson
Adult arrival 03/29/2015 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
2017 Nest Activity Report by AllyMoran
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

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

12/13/2017 by Emily Gould
Build up of a relatively large and flat nest.

11/30/2017 by Emily Gould
No nest present.

11/16/2017 by Emily Gould
No nest is present.

11/06/2017 by Emily Gould
No nest present

10/06/2017 by Emily Gould
No nest present

09/23/2017 by Emily Gould
No nest present

01/25/2017 by AllyMoran
Bald eagle nest, but osprey seen flying very close to it. Faculty and staff at Shorecrest report the two birds fighting a few days ago.

01/20/2017 by KatieG
bald eagle nest

01/17/2017 by AllyMoran
Bald eagle nest

01/12/2017 by AllyMoran
Still a bald eagle nest.

01/10/2017 by KatieG
Bald eagles seen perched on cell tower, no osprey in area

01/04/2017 by AllyMoran
Bald Eagles now have a nest on this cell tower. According to employees at Shorecrest, the eagles have been there for at least 7 years.

12/02/2016 by Jweinstein22
no change

11/16/2016 by Jweinstein22
no change

10/31/2016 by Jweinstein22
no change

10/02/2016 by Jweinstein22
nest in tower, no osprey

05/02/2016 by Olivia Coleman
No osprey visible.

04/25/2016 by Olivia Coleman
Monk parakeets visible. No nest progression.

04/04/2016 by Olivia Coleman
No activity.

03/26/2016 by Olivia Coleman
Bald eagle perched on/near nest. Female osprey nearby.

03/11/2016 by Olivia Coleman
Monk parakeets sits nearby. Nest is still large with one osprey present.

02/22/2016 by Olivia Coleman
Nest intertwined with wires. Large nest with no osprey present.

02/17/2016 by Olivia Coleman
Large unkept nest with no birds present in nest.

01/26/2016 by LeahSC
No birds were present in the nest. Although, the nest was still there, but not looking as plentiful as the week before.

01/20/2016 by LeahSC
One Osprey was perched a few feet from nest. The nest looks substantially bigger than last week.

01/11/2016 by LeahSC
No osprey present, medium-sized old nest present. Only a few bundles of sticks visible.

12/08/2015 by Erin
no nest, no birds

11/19/2015 by CJGraham
no nest, no birds

10/14/2015 by CJGraham
no nest

09/29/2015 by CJGraham
no nest. what we saw last time was tangle of wires

09/21/2015 by Erin
The nest is intact but too dark to see nest completely. no osprey.

07/05/2015 by Melnadal
no nest present on cell tower, 1 osprey perched on cell tower

06/16/2015 by Sage
No nest

05/03/2015 by Danielle M
One unidentified adult in the nest.

04/19/2015 by Danielle M
Unoccupied nest.

04/12/2015 by Danielle M
Male flying near the unoccupied nest.

04/05/2015 by LibbyWilkinson
Unoccupied

03/29/2015 by Danielle M
Male and female in nest.

03/23/2015 by LibbyWilkinson
Unoccupied, one adult flying in area

03/14/2015 by Danielle M
Unoccupied nest.

03/06/2015 by Danielle M
Nest unoccupied.

02/27/2015 by Danielle M
1 female in nest.

02/20/2015 by LibbyWilkinson
Nest unoccupied, no osprey seen in area

02/06/2015 by Danielle M
Nest unoccupied.

01/22/2015 by Lena
No osprey or bald eagle in nest. Spotted a bird in nest while driving by, but nothing when we returned.

01/18/2015 by elaw
2 bald eagles seem to be occupying nest!

01/10/2015 by Kevin
No osprey in nest or nearby.

12/02/2014 by Leah Rose
No osprey or bald eagle

11/18/2014 by Leah Rose
Watched bald eagle land on nest

11/11/2014 by Leah Rose
No osprey or eagle

11/04/2014 by Leah Rose
Bald Eagle circling the nest

10/25/2014 by Leah Rose
No osprey or bald eagle

10/14/2014 by Leah Rose
Bald eagle at nest

10/10/2014 by Leah Rose
No osprey or bald eagle

09/30/2014 by Leah Rose
Bald Eagle at the nest

09/23/2014 by Leah Rose
No osprey present

09/16/2014 by Leah Rose
No osprey present

07/24/2014 by Beth
I saw an adult an fledge there today.