Nest #5406

Nickname: 49th St S & Fairfield Ave S
Nest substrate: Utility Pole
Nest Location Description: Top platform of large utility pole. Difficult to see activity
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Eckerd College, Florida Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 27.7638752402096
Longitude: -82.6996087646484
Followers: None

Past Seasons

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

Activity reports

2015 Nest Activity Report by Kelsie
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 Sawyer
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 kmnoonan
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

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

11/29/2017 by JazV
nest present; no ospreys in the area

11/19/2017 by JazV
nest present; no osprey inn the surrounding area

11/08/2017 by JazV
a nest appears to have developed; no ospreys in the area but a couple of starlings (5-10) are around the nest

11/01/2017 by JazV
no nest and no ospreys but about ten unidentifiable small black birds at the top of the utility pole

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

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

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

04/29/2017 by kmnoonan
no eagles seen at the nest or on the platform

04/25/2017 by kmnoonan
adult on platform above the nest, eating. Flew off, circled, and returned and was obscured from view on the structure. Juvenile not seen.

04/16/2017 by kmnoonan
large juvenile (all dark brown) sitting on wires a few platforms below the nest. Adult visible on another platform adjacent to nest. Possible activity within the nest but unable to tell. Juvenile vocalizing.

04/08/2017 by kmnoonan
adult sitting outside of, but next to, nest. unable to see inside of the nest, but watched other adult fly into the nest as I was leaving.

03/19/2017 by kmnoonan
Nest in good shape. Adult eagle seen sitting up in nest. No other eagles seen in the area.

03/12/2017 by kmnoonan
Eagle at top of platform and flew away while I was observing and circled the area. Unable to see into nest, but large and very well developed.

03/04/2017 by kmnoonan
Nest in good condition, tail feather of eagle visible in nest, sitting very far down in nest. No other eagle observed on tower.

02/26/2017 by kmnoonan
Nest large and in good condition. unable to see inside of nest, no eagle visible (to me) in nest and no eagles seen in area/on tower.

02/11/2017 by kmnoonan
nest in good condition, unable to see inside. Eagle flew in and landed on top of the tower while I was observing the nest.

02/04/2017 by kmnoonan
nest in good condition and eagle circling overhead. Unable to see into nest.

01/26/2017 by Sawyer
Nest in good condition, Still no osprey spotted in the area.

01/25/2017 by Sawyer
Nest in good condition, no osprey spotted bald eagle flying in the distance.

01/20/2017 by Sawyer
nest in good condition osprey perched at the top of the cell tower, it is male.

01/16/2017 by Sawyer
nest in decent condition still no osprey in area

01/10/2017 by Sawyer
Nest in tact and decent condition. No osprey visible or in the area

01/06/2017 by Sawyer
No osprey nest is deep so it is difficult to see inside, nest is in good condition.

12/09/2016 by kmnoonan
Large nest in good condition. Very hard to see inside of nest. Bald eagle at very top of utility pole.

11/27/2016 by kmnoonan
large nest in good condition on second platform from the bottom, no ospreys in the area

10/22/2016 by kmnoonan
barley remnants of nest visible, but bald eagle was seen fiddling with a stick.

09/24/2016 by kmnoonan
remnants of nest visible on 2nd to top platform. no activity or ospreys in the area, but heard owl.

07/02/2016 by Nicole27
No sign of nest in the area

02/15/2016 by Catie T
Large nest built up inside the cellphone tower- bald eagle seen also on the cellphone tower

01/22/2016 by Laurel
Nest present but empty. No ospreys nearby.

01/14/2016 by Laurel
Nest is present. No ospreys seen in or near the nest, however it is very hard to see directly inside the nest because it is so high up.

12/04/2015 by Anna
Nest is present, still no maintenance

11/23/2015 by Molly F
Present, but no maintenance

11/04/2015 by Molly F
Nest present, but only remains. No ospreys nearby

10/14/2015 by Molly F
Present, but no maintenance

10/14/2015 by Molly F
Present, no new maintenance. Still unknown if occupied.

09/28/2015 by Molly F
Present, unknown if occupied

09/18/2015 by Molly F
Nest present, but unknown if occupied

06/30/2015 by HVAC
nest present, no birds

06/15/2015 by Molly F
Nest present, but empty

05/09/2015 by Kelsie
empty

05/03/2015 by Kelsie
empty

04/26/2015 by Kelsie
empty

04/19/2015 by Kelsie
empty

04/11/2015 by Kelsie
empty

04/04/2015 by Kelsie
empty

03/28/2015 by Kelsie
empty

03/08/2015 by Kelsie
empty

02/25/2015 by Kelsie
empty

02/19/2015 by Kelsie
Adult on platform (not sure of sex)