Nest #5440

Nickname: Old bird banding station
Nest substrate: Dead Tree
Nest Location Description: This is a well-established nest. Both male and female are on the nest today.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Chesapeake Bay Osprey Watchers, Virginia Aquarium
Latitude: 36.9065989587865
Longitude: -76.0285747875
Followers: None

Past Seasons

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

Activity reports

2014 Nest Activity Report by Junebug
Adult arrival 03/21/2015 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 Junebug
Adult arrival 03/21/2015 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 Junebug
Adult arrival 03/26/2016 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying 04/09/2016 Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2017 Nest Activity Report by Crystal
Adult arrival 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
2017 Nest Activity Report by Junebug
Adult arrival 03/15/2017 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

04/13/2017 by Junebug
Visited the osprey pair today. Yippee!

04/10/2017 by Crystal
Female incubating and male in dead tree nearby.

04/15/2016 by Junebug
Both parents at nest last weekend,

04/15/2016 by Junebug
I am estimating egg laying date from when I first saw mom always sitting on nest

03/26/2016 by Junebug
I have checked on this nest a few times ths season and this is the first time I've seen the two together. Yippee!

07/04/2015 by Junebug
Went back to the nest today. One adult near nest, no little ones. What happened?

05/06/2015 by Junebug
Visited the nest 4/26/2015 and 5/1/2015. Adult on the nest.

04/19/2015 by Junebug
Visited the nest Saturday. One adult on the nest.

04/12/2015 by Junebug
Visited today. Both adults were there. One sitting on nest ( could only see tail feathers).

03/30/2015 by Junebug
Visited the nest 3/29/2015. Both adults were at he nest.

03/21/2015 by Junebug
This nest is longstanding. I always saw it during the bird banding event each year. The nest is occupied by two adults this year.