Nest #5306

Nickname: Puryear Park East Field #1
Nest substrate: Utility Pole
Nest Location Description: Farthest east nest at puryear on a lightpost near the soccer field.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Eckerd College, OspreyWatch Pinellas, Florida Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 27.823503
Longitude: -82.623445
Followers: 22

Past Seasons

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

Activity reports

2014 Nest Activity Report by LawrenceEckerd
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 Danielle M
Adult arrival 11/14/2014 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 02/06/2015 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2015 Nest Activity Report by erohrka
Adult arrival 11/14/2014 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 02/06/2015 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2016 Nest Activity Report by Olivia Coleman
Adult arrival 02/12/2016 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
Nest Activity Report by KatieG
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
Nest Activity Report by Ellen
Adult arrival Nestlings 2
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 02/26/2017 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 04/20/2017 Reason for nest failure

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries


05/10/2017 by Ellen
Female in nest with chicks. Male flew around before landing in nest beside female.

05/04/2017 by Ellen
Female in nest with chicks

04/20/2017 by Ellen
Two males perched on light post nearby. Female perched on side of nest. Possible chicks heard chirping.

04/15/2017 by Ellen
Female in nest. Male perched on light post nearby, flew in the nest and attempted to mate before flying off towards water source.

04/02/2017 by Ellen
Female in nest incubating. Male perched on side of nest.

03/22/2017 by Ellen
Female in nest incubating

03/16/2017 by Ellen
Female in nest, incubating. Parakeets flying near bottom of nest. Male nearby, flying around and perching with a stick.

03/05/2017 by Ellen
Male and female in nest, incubating

02/26/2017 by Ellen
Female in nest incubating.

02/19/2017 by Ellen
Female in nest incubating (or with chicks?) Male perched beside nest

02/16/2017 by Ellen
Nest occupied, female in nest exhibiting possible feeding behavior before laying down. Large male perched nearby.

02/09/2017 by Ellen
Nest occupied, male and female present. Nest size is small. Possible incubation. Female much darker than male.

01/24/2017 by KatieG
male seen building nest

01/19/2017 by AllyMoran
Nest is larger, male osprey perched next to nest.

01/17/2017 by AllyMoran
Male perched next to nest, which is slightly larger than 1/13/17 visit.

01/13/2017 by KatieG
osprey seen building a nest, unidentified gender

01/09/2017 by AllyMoran
No nest is visible but there are osprey in the general vicinity.

01/04/2017 by AllyMoran
No nest visible. Osprey flying around the area.

12/02/2016 by Jweinstein22
no change

11/16/2016 by Jweinstein22
no change

10/30/2016 by Jweinstein22
no change

10/02/2016 by Jweinstein22
nest intact, no osprey

05/02/2016 by Olivia Coleman
Female is in the nest. Nest larger with more found material added to it.

04/25/2016 by Olivia Coleman
Osprey in nest. Interesting twig sticking straight up in nest.

04/04/2016 by Olivia Coleman
One osprey visible in nest. Nest looks much bigger.

03/26/2016 by Olivia Coleman
Osprey flies into nest. Osprey moves twigs around.

03/11/2016 by Olivia Coleman
Both osprey in nest with female sitting low (incubation?) Trash bag is still in this nest.

02/22/2016 by Olivia Coleman
Female osprey lays down on nest. Male sits next to nest on light fixture. Nest looks full and well kept.

02/12/2016 by Olivia Coleman
Very large, well kept nest with visible plastic bag in it. Male and female osprey present in nest. Two monk parakeet sitting near nest as well.

01/26/2016 by LeahSC
1 Osprey was incubating. The nest was very bulky. Another Osprey was perched nearby.

01/20/2016 by LeahSC
Two Ospreys, appearing to be one female and male present, sitting aside from the nest. The nest looks a lot bigger. Cloth not visible at this point.

01/11/2016 by LeahSC
One osprey present, perched on nest. The nest was poorly maintained with some cloth in it.

07/05/2015 by Melnadal
no activity

06/05/2015 by erohrka
One male in nest

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

04/19/2015 by Danielle M
No osprey in nest.

04/12/2015 by Danielle M
Female low in nest.

04/04/2015 by LibbyWilkinson
One male perched on side of nest again same position

03/29/2015 by LibbyWilkinson
One male perched on side of nest

03/23/2015 by Danielle M
Male and female in nest.

03/13/2015 by Danielle M
One male in nest.

03/06/2015 by Danielle M
Unoccupied nest, 2 adults nearby.

02/27/2015 by Danielle M
Female perched low in the nest.

02/20/2015 by LibbyWilkinson
Female low in nest

02/06/2015 by LibbyWilkinson
Male and female in nest

01/22/2015 by Lena
Male osprey in nest.

01/18/2015 by elaw
Osprey seen flying nearby, none in nest.

01/10/2015 by Kevin
Male seen sitting in nest.

12/05/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
One male osprey was seen on the nearby tennis court lights another male was on the light pole between nests 1 and 2.

12/01/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
1 male osprey was seen perched on the light pole itself with the nest. Another male osprey was seen perched on the nearby adjacent lightpole.

11/14/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
1 female osprey was observed on the light pole where the nest is and 1 male was seen on the nearest light pole. They were calling to each other and were likely a couple.

11/07/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
No osprey were seen in the park.

10/23/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
1 osprey was observed on the same light pole as this nest. I wasn't able to determine sex because its back was towards me but by size it appeared to be male. 1 more osprey was seen on a light pole on the adjacent field 100m away.

10/17/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
1 male osprey was observed on the light pole near the second closest tennis court about 100 m away.

10/10/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
1 male is observed on the tennis court lights again about 100m away.

10/02/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
Nest still appears in disrepair. 1 osprey is observed between this nest and East Field nest #2 and another is seen on the lightpost of the tennis court 100m away.

09/25/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
The nest appears unchanged. Two osprey were spotted on light poles around the field. This nest was closest to one of them.

09/18/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
No change observed in the nest. 1 male osprey seen about 100m away perched on a lightpole.

09/13/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
It is a very flat nest on a light pole opposite of the entrance to the field. 1 osprey spotted on light pole near field. Actual nest had 3 adult parrots in it.