Nest #5404

Nickname: Boca Ciega H.S. Baseball Field
Nest substrate: Utility Pole
Nest Location Description: Nest on utility pole in parking lot next to baseball fields (left hand side of Little League Blvd when coming from 58th St S)
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Eckerd College, Florida Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 27.7643309357634
Longitude: -82.7111529922485
Followers: None

Past Seasons

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

Activity reports

2015 Nest Activity Report by Kelsie
Adult arrival Nestlings 1
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 03/18/2015 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 04/22/2015 Reason for nest failure
2014 Nest Activity Report by Kelsie
Adult arrival Nestlings 1
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 03/08/2015 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 04/13/2015 Reason for nest failure
2016 Nest Activity Report by Catie T
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging 04/18/2016
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 04/06/2016 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2016 Nest Activity Report by Nicole27
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 0
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2017 Nest Activity Report by Sawyer
Adult arrival 01/11/2017 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 01/16/2017 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2017 Nest Activity Report by kmnoonan
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 Reason for nest failure

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

11/29/2017 by JazV
nest present and no osprey in the surrounding area

11/19/2017 by JazV
nest present and no osprey in the surrounding area

11/08/2017 by JazV
nest present and no osprey in the surrounding area

11/01/2017 by JazV
nest present and no osprey in the surrounding area

10/25/2017 by JazV
nest present and no osprey in the surrounding area

10/11/2017 by JazV
nest present and no osprey in the surrounding area

10/07/2017 by JazV
nest present, does not seem to be in use; no osprey in the surrounding area

04/29/2017 by kmnoonan
male and female both in the nest. female eating and downward head movements. 1 chick visible.

04/25/2017 by kmnoonan
Both adults in the nest. One sitting down and another eating and feeding 2 chicks. Other male flying overhead.

04/16/2017 by kmnoonan
male sitting "up" in the nest. no female seen or chicks observed.

04/08/2017 by kmnoonan
both male and female sitting in the nest, which is in good shape. possible chick by the females behavior, lots of looking down and adjusting in the nest, but no chick able to be seen.

03/19/2017 by kmnoonan
Female on top of nearby school building and (assumed) male laying down in the nest.

03/12/2017 by kmnoonan
Osprey sitting low in nest (assumed female) and male flew in while observing and stood in the nest.

03/04/2017 by kmnoonan
Top of osprey head visible in nest, assumed to be incubating. No other osprey seen in the area.

02/26/2017 by kmnoonan
Female on nearby school building, and (assumed) male in nest, appears to be in incubation posture. Nest in good shape.

02/11/2017 by kmnoonan
Nest is in good condition, both male and female present in the nest. While observing, both flew to a nearby pole.

02/04/2017 by kmnoonan
Nest is in good condition, male standing in nest.

01/26/2017 by Sawyer
Good conditioned nest, male and female occupying nest possibly incubating but not sure.

01/25/2017 by Sawyer
Good condition nest seems to be the same as last visit. No osprey in the area.

01/20/2017 by Sawyer
Good conditioned nest seeming to expand every visit. Female occupying nest not incubating and male not in the area

01/16/2017 by Sawyer
Good condition female occupying possible incubation. no male in area.

01/10/2017 by Sawyer
Good condition, recently built. M and F occupy nest, no incubation.

01/04/2017 by Nanda
Poor condition, little to no nest, only spanish moss. No osprey

12/09/2016 by kmnoonan
Nest in good shape, no ospreys in the area. Turkey vulture from previous week not seen.

11/27/2016 by kmnoonan
Turkey vulture observed landing in nest, staying for awhile, then flying away and circling in the area. Nest seems to be in good condition. No osprey in immediate area.

10/22/2016 by kmnoonan
Nest visible, in good shape, no ospreys in the area.

09/24/2016 by kmnoonan
Nest present on platform, no ospreys in the area. Lots of Spanish moss at the nest, seems to be in okay condition.

07/02/2016 by Nicole27
Nest in okay condition. Male in nest, calling out a lot.

05/02/2016 by Catie T
One adult in the nest with at least one chick present

04/18/2016 by Catie T
Good nest condition, one adult osprey in nest possibly feeding chicks

04/06/2016 by Catie T
Good nest condition, osprey sitting low in the nest

03/14/2016 by Catie T
Good nest condition, osprey sitting on nest however could not tell the sex

02/29/2016 by Devon
osprey sitting low in nest

02/15/2016 by Catie T
Good nest condition, ospreys seen in the area

01/27/2016 by Brittany
Not much change from last observation. Both osprey are present and female does look to be incubating. Male looks alert.

01/18/2016 by Brittany
Nest is more maintained/larger. The nest was occupied- both male and female osprey were present. Possibly incubating

01/12/2016 by Brittany
No birds present. Nest was on a platform in the parking lot next to the baseball field. The nest looked to be made out of a lot of moss, but not well maintained.

12/04/2015 by Anna
Nest present but empty. No osprey nearby

11/23/2015 by Molly F
Present but empty

11/04/2015 by Molly F
Nest is present, but empty

10/14/2015 by Molly F
Present, but empty. No birds nearby

10/14/2015 by Molly F
Present, but empty

09/25/2015 by Molly F
Nest present, but empty. No birds nearby.

09/18/2015 by Molly F
Nest present, but empty. No ospreys nearby

06/30/2015 by HVAC
1-2 month old fletch in nest.

06/15/2015 by Molly F
Nest present, but empty. But 2 fledges (possible of flight) perched nearby

05/09/2015 by Kelsie
male & female in nest with 1 hatchling!

05/03/2015 by Kelsie
adult female in nest with 1 chick (I think!!). adult male left nest to feed on light post nearby

04/26/2015 by Kelsie
adult male and female seen in nest. female left nest twice within 15 minutes, but remained close by

04/19/2015 by Kelsie
adult female on light post nearby

04/11/2015 by Kelsie
adult female in nest

04/04/2015 by Kelsie
adult female in nest. adult male on light post nearby

03/28/2015 by Kelsie
adult female in nest. possibly feeding chicks

03/08/2015 by Kelsie
adult female in nest. appeared to be tending chicks

02/25/2015 by Kelsie
adult female seen returning to nest

02/19/2015 by Kelsie
2 Adults (male & female) in nest I think I heard chicks! both left the nest individually and returned within 10 minutes