Nest #5391

Nickname:
Nest substrate: tower in water
Nest Location Description: Near the top of the electrical tower that is in the water out from the fort.
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Monitoring Groups: Eckerd College, Florida Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 27.6146845415663
Longitude: -82.7405500030517
Followers: None

Past Seasons

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

Activity reports

2015 Nest Activity Report by Devon
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 Emma
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 unknown reason
2017 Nest Activity Report by lukejwitt
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
2017 Nest Activity Report by Nicole27
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
2017 Nest Activity Report by Molly F
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
2017 Nest Activity Report by Bailey
Adult arrival 03/23/2017 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

10/26/2017 by Timothy
⁃ No nest ⁃ Stand completely empty ⁃ No Osprey present ⁃ Nest presumed abandoned

10/05/2017 by Timothy
- No nest - Many pelicans / sea birds resting on structure

10/04/2017 by Timothy
⁃ No nest ⁃ Many pelicans / sea birds resting on structure ⁃ Very windy

05/04/2017 by Bailey
Unable to determine if female osprey was present inside the nest however, the male osprey was observed nearby on another rung of the electrical tower.

04/27/2017 by Bailey
Female osprey was present inside the nest and the male osprey was seen perched on a lower rung of the electrical tower.

04/21/2017 by Bailey
One osprey standing upright inside nest. Doesn't appear to be incubating.

04/13/2017 by Bailey
One osprey present inside nest.

04/02/2017 by Bailey
One osprey present in nest, but was unable to determine sex due to the nest being so far offshore.

03/23/2017 by Bailey
Both osprey present inside nest.

03/09/2017 by Bailey
No osprey present in nest.

03/02/2017 by Bailey
One osprey present in nest, but was unable to determine sex.

02/23/2017 by Bailey
No osprey present.

02/16/2017 by Bailey
Nest is still in poor condition. No osprey present.

02/09/2017 by Bailey
Nest doesn't look well maintained. Possibility of abandoned nest.

01/24/2017 by Molly F
Nest looks unoccupied.

01/20/2017 by Molly F
One osprey present in nest, unable to determine gender

01/17/2017 by Molly F
Nest present, but currently no osprey in area

01/13/2017 by Molly F
Nest is present and looks to be maintained. A couple of osprey were on the tower but couldn't determine gender

01/10/2017 by Molly F
Found the nest, and it had one osprey occupying it. Unable to determine gender

01/05/2017 by Molly F
No nest on tower, and 20+ birds present. Unable to distinguish if osprey were present

10/30/2016 by SamieC
No nest found

07/24/2016 by Nicole27
No nest spotted in or around area. No osprey spotted.

01/25/2016 by lukejwitt
Male and female spotted on tower. potentially mating. Nest was in good condition

01/21/2016 by lukejwitt
Male and female present near the nest, but not occupying nest. Nest appeared to be in good condition

01/14/2016 by lukejwitt
Nest on the upper platform of the electrical tower appeared to be in good condition. One osprey was seen on the lowest platform of the tower.

12/04/2015 by Catie T
nest in poor condition, pair spotted flying nearby with a least one identified male

11/14/2015 by Devon
male & female on tower. nest relocated to different part of tower..?

11/01/2015 by Catie T
Good nest condition, osprey seen on tower nearby

10/18/2015 by Devon
osprey in tower, nest in good condition

09/26/2015 by Catie T
Ok/good nest condition, osprey spotted in area.

09/11/2015 by Catie T
Nest present with male in nest

07/06/2015 by Patrick N.
no nest

04/29/2015 by lralviti
No nest

04/22/2015 by lralviti
No nest

04/15/2015 by lralviti
No nest present

04/01/2015 by lralviti
No nest

01/22/2015 by Devon
Osprey present in nest