Nest #5431

Nest substrate: Sailboat Awning
Nest Location Description: Nest created on top the awning of a docked residential sailboat on the eastern shore of Hambleton Cove off the Miles River.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Chesapeake Bay Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 38.8162494858691
Longitude: -76.2282049159966
Followers: None

Past Seasons

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

Activity reports

2014 Nest Activity Report by Juniper
Adult arrival Nestlings 1
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure 11/01/2014
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure nest destroyed by human

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

05/01/2015 by Juniper
Nest building not successful.

04/15/2015 by Juniper
2pm - Boat owner set up many objects on top of awning to deter nest building. One adult perching in nearby tree.

04/08/2015 by Juniper
5pm - Last year's nest removed. New nest being built on same boat awning. Adult perching in partial nest with another adult flying nearby.

09/17/2014 by Juniper
- Nest not monitored closely. At least one chick hatched and believed to have fledged sometime in mid September according to neighbor.

07/16/2014 by Juniper
- First discovery of nest and adult activity.