Nest #5448

Nickname: Northshore Park
Nest substrate: Utility Pole
Nest Location Description: Nest is on a light in the baseball field. It can be seen from the road (North Shore Drive NE).
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Eckerd College, Florida Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 27.7802997476657
Longitude: -82.6278870201966
Followers: None

Past Seasons

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

Activity reports

2015 Nest Activity Report by Leah Rose
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 Erin
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
2016 Nest Activity Report by Jack Silberman
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied No Fledglings
Nest Active   First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure 01/13/2016
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure unknown reason
2016 Nest Activity Report by KelieReimer
Adult arrival 02/25/2016 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 KatieG
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 carly
Adult arrival 01/09/2017 Nestlings 2
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 04/13/2017 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 04/30/2017 Reason for nest failure

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

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

11/15/2017 by JazV
nest present but vacant; no ospreys in the area

11/06/2017 by JazV
nest present but vacant; no ospreys in the area

11/01/2017 by JazV
nest present but vacant; no ospreys in the area

10/21/2017 by JazV
Nest found on top of utility/light pole. No osprey found or heard in the surrounding area

10/11/2017 by JazV
Nest found on top of utility/light pole. No osprey found or heard in the surrounding area

10/04/2017 by JazV
Nest found on top of utility/light pole. No osprey found or heard in the surrounding area

05/04/2017 by carly
mother with 2 chicks visible about 3 weeks of age or so

04/30/2017 by carly
mom feeding two chicks, male flew in later on

04/24/2017 by carly
one osprey low in nest

04/16/2017 by carly
female low in nest, male flew away

04/13/2017 by carly
female low in nest

04/02/2017 by carly
one osprey present but due to angle sex is not known

03/19/2017 by carly
The female was standing then sitting in nest

03/09/2017 by carly
one osprey present and sex unknown

03/03/2017 by carly
both osprey in nest and female was pecking in it

02/24/2017 by carly
no osprey today- but nest is strong

02/16/2017 by carly
female perched on edge looking around and no male

02/09/2017 by carly
nest is small, no osprey

01/24/2017 by KatieG
small nest, no activity seen, osprey in far distance

01/19/2017 by AllyMoran
Nest is still small, male osprey seen perched next to it.

01/17/2017 by KatieG
no osprey seen, nest does not look like it's been added too, small and neat, no osprey occupying it

01/13/2017 by KatieG
nest looks slightly added too, no osprey seen

01/09/2017 by AllyMoran
Nest is neat with a male osprey perched on a nearby light.

01/06/2017 by KatieG
nest well-maintained, osprey seen in area close to the nest

12/13/2016 by RachelLEckerd
Male osprey was sighted on nearby light pole. Was not seen approaching the nest, but may be considering it for occupation?

12/06/2016 by RachelLEckerd
Still no sign of activity in the immediate area.

11/29/2016 by RachelLEckerd
No sightings or change in nest size.

11/15/2016 by RachelLEckerd
No change in nest size, and no ospreys were sighted/heard in the area.

11/01/2016 by RachelLEckerd
Nest can be seen from a moderate distance, intact but does not seem to be currently occupied. Nest appears to be holding up well.

10/18/2016 by RachelLEckerd
While nest has not deteriorated, no ospreys were observed in the immediate area, along with no found meal evidence.

09/25/2016 by RachelLEckerd
Nest is decent size, completely flat on top. There does not appear to be any ospreys in the area.

06/28/2016 by KC
Nest is small but present. Has plastic bag in nest. Does not appear to be active . No Ospreys in area.

05/05/2016 by KelieReimer
Nest is present but small- still looks maintained. 1 adult female osprey present in nest.

04/20/2016 by KelieReimer
Nest is present, yet still small but looks like it is still being maintained. No Osprey present in nest.

04/06/2016 by KelieReimer
Nest is present. Nest is small but actively maintained. 1 adult osprey was near the nest sitting on a light pole, but not in the nest. Unable to determine sex.

03/16/2016 by KelieReimer
Nest is present, relatively small but looks maintained. No ospreys present in nest, but 1 adult osprey (unable to determine sex) is perched on a light pole across from the nesting sight.

02/25/2016 by KelieReimer
Nest is present, actively maintained, and about medium size. Both male and female ospreys together in nest, male soon flew away, female stayed behind.

02/10/2016 by KelieReimer
One female osprey present on light pole next to nest. Nest is fairly small.

01/27/2016 by Jack Silberman
Still no sign of birds or a nest anywhere. The birds have clearly moved and are located elsewhere.

01/20/2016 by Jack Silberman
The nest was still nonexistent, and once again there were no birds in sight. It seems as though the ospreys are no longer nesting in this spot.

01/13/2016 by Jack Silberman
The nest was nonexistent, and there were no birds in the area. We looked for a while around the park and no nest or ospreys in sight.

12/02/2015 by Colleen
Loose ends of nest hanging down, no osprey present

11/27/2015 by Colleen
Nest is starting to fall apart, no osprey (possibly due to the severe weather in days prior)

11/17/2015 by Sarah B.
Nice, well-constructed nest and no osprey present.

11/10/2015 by Colleen
Small solid nest, no osprey

11/03/2015 by Sarah B.
Nice, well-constructed nest and no osprey present.

11/01/2015 by Colleen
Well constructed, no osprey

10/20/2015 by Sarah B.
Nice, well-constructed nest and no osprey present.

10/06/2015 by Colleen
Nice big well constructed nest no osprey

09/30/2015 by Sarah B.
No osprey present and nest has some brown foliage, but does not look maintained.

09/22/2015 by Colleen
No osprey present, nest does not look maintained.

09/15/2015 by Sarah B.
Small nest present. No osprey. Baseball practice was happening so possibly left because of noise.

06/30/2015 by HVAC
Nest Present. No Birds in sight.

06/17/2015 by Erin
1 adult low in nest

04/30/2015 by Leah Rose
Male and Female in nest

04/28/2015 by Leah Rose
No osprey present

04/21/2015 by Leah Rose
Male osprey near nest on light pole

04/14/2015 by Leah Rose
No osprey present

04/07/2015 by Leah Rose
No osprey present

03/31/2015 by Leah Rose
No osprey present

03/24/2015 by Leah Rose
No Osprey present