Nest #5307

Nickname: Puryear Park East Field #2
Nest substrate: Utility Pole
Nest Location Description: On the southern side of the soccer field on a light pole.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Eckerd College, OspreyWatch Pinellas, Florida Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 27.822635
Longitude: -82.623944
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 09/13/2014 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 erohrka
Adult arrival 09/13/2014 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
2016 Nest Activity Report by Olivia Coleman
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 4
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging 04/04/2016
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
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 02/19/2017 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 04/20/2017 Reason for nest failure

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

04/20/2017 by Ellen
Male grooming on light post nearby. Female perched on side of nest chirping aggressively. Chicks not visible but can be heard.

04/15/2017 by Ellen
Male on light post nearby. Female in nest, incubating. Was very protective of nest when I stood below (perched on edge of nest and chirped down at me).

04/02/2017 by Ellen
Male on light post nearby, female in nest. Possible incubation.

03/22/2017 by Ellen
Male eating fish nearby, female flew into nest

03/16/2017 by Ellen
Piece of large red material added to the nest. Two males perched nearby.

03/05/2017 by Ellen
Male on light post nearby, female in nest incubating

02/26/2017 by Ellen
Male perched on platform nearby, female in nest.

02/19/2017 by Ellen
Male nearby, female in nest, incubating

02/16/2017 by Ellen
Nest occupied, male perched nearby. Female in nest, possible incubation

02/09/2017 by Ellen
Nest occupied, female possibly incubating. Nest well constructed with perch. Male arrived later, repeatedly bent into nest.

01/24/2017 by KatieG
unoccupied

01/19/2017 by AllyMoran
Unoccupied, no osprey near this nest.

01/17/2017 by AllyMoran
Nest seems to be unoccupied.

01/13/2017 by KatieG
nest looks unoccupied and no osprey are seen

01/09/2017 by AllyMoran
Nest is small and seems to have lost some twigs and material compared to visit on 1/04/17. Osprey flying in area but none in nest.

01/04/2017 by AllyMoran
Poorly maintained but in-tact with a lot of plastic bags in nest. No osprey in or around nest.

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

06/21/2016 by KC
Female in nest. No chicks visible.

05/02/2016 by Olivia Coleman
Female chirps loudly and continuously. Monk parakeet moves around nest.

04/25/2016 by Olivia Coleman
No chicks visible. Osprey possibly feeding chicks.

04/04/2016 by Olivia Coleman
Female osprey with 3-4 fledgelings. Male nearby on light fixture.

03/26/2016 by Olivia Coleman
No nest activity though one osprey nearby on light pole.

03/11/2016 by Olivia Coleman
Two ospreys present. One flies into the nest while the other is low in the nest. Nest looks full and well-kept.

02/22/2016 by Olivia Coleman
No osprey activity. Nest is large and maintained. Osprey eats a fish nearby.

02/12/2016 by Olivia Coleman
Large, well kept nest. Female osprey leaves nest with a fish and sits nearby on other floodlight

01/26/2016 by LeahSC
Two Ospreys were again sitting on the nest. The nest was bigger.

01/20/2016 by LeahSC
Two Ospreys present on nest, one appearing to be incubating atop a huge nest.

01/11/2016 by LeahSC
Medium-sized nest present atop a utility pole. No Ospreys nearby. Osprey sounds in distance.

12/08/2015 by Erin
no nest no birds

12/05/2015 by CJGraham
Good nest, osprey of unknown gender

09/29/2015 by CJGraham
Good nest, no birds

09/10/2015 by CJGraham
fish crow sitting in nest, lots of parakeets and fish crows around, no ospreys in sight

07/05/2015 by Melnadal
no activity

06/05/2015 by erohrka
nest unoccupied

05/03/2015 by Danielle M
Male and female in nest.

04/19/2015 by Danielle M
Adult perched in nest.

04/12/2015 by Danielle M
No osprey in nest.

04/04/2015 by LibbyWilkinson
Unoccupied nest but well developed

03/23/2015 by Danielle M
Unoccupied nest.

03/13/2015 by Danielle M
One unidentified adult in nest.

03/06/2015 by Danielle M
One female in the nest.

02/27/2015 by Danielle M
Unoccupied nest.

02/20/2015 by LibbyWilkinson
One female in nest

02/06/2015 by Danielle M
One osprey in nest, believed to be a male.

01/22/2015 by Lena
Osprey in nest, unable to determine gender.

01/10/2015 by Kevin
Male and female sitting in nest.

12/05/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
One male osprey was perched between this nest and nest #1 just like last week.

12/01/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
1 male osprey was perched directly between this nest and East Field Nest #1.

11/14/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
1 male osprey was seen on a light-pole nearby but it was closer to East Field Nest #3.

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

10/23/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
2 osprey were about 100m away, 1 on the east field #2 nest, and 1 perched on a lightpole at the nearby field.

10/17/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
The nest appears well kept still but there were no nearby osprey.

10/10/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
No nearby osprey observed.

10/02/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
1 female osprey was observed on the lightpole between this nest and East Field #1 nest.

09/25/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
The nest appears unchanged. 1 female osprey was seen very close on nearest light pole less than 50m away.

09/18/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
The nest appears unchanged. 1 male osprey spotted less than 100m away on nearby light pole.

09/13/2014 by LawrenceEckerd
On the right side of the field from the entrance. The nest appears well kept. 1 osprey observed nearby on the farther south fields lights about 100m away.