Nest #527

Nickname: Electric Nest
Nest substrate: Electric Pylon
Nest Location Description: Active nest on top of an electricity tower in the middle of the James on Terrapin Island. Visible from the 9th Street Bridge.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Chesapeake Bay Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 37.531733
Longitude: -77.438994
Followers: None

Past Seasons

Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2013 2012

Activity reports

2012 Nest Activity Report by Nick Kotula
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 arunRVAbirder
Adult arrival 03/12/2013 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

03/12/2013 by arunRVAbirder
Single bird observed on nest 03-12-13. May have arrived previous week, but bird not observed on nest 03-10-13

03/15/2012 by Nick Kotula
On March 5 I caught these osprey flying around the Richmond Heronry and set out to find the nest. When I came out March 14 I saw this in the distance. The nest is very visible from the 9th Street Bridge and certain parking garages on the river.