Nest #5451

Nickname: Dogland Nest
Nest substrate: Utility Pole
Nest Location Description: In the middle of a field just opposite the dog off-lease area on Minto Brown. Occupied for many years and perhaps Salem's most observed nest due to highly visible location.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Willamette University
Latitude: 44.9265874742828
Longitude: -123.068274340143
Followers: None

Past Seasons

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

Activity reports

2015 Nest Activity Report by gdeyeh
Adult arrival 04/02/2015 Nestlings 3
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 3
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging 07/26/2015
Egg laying Chicks last observed 09/05/2015
Incubation initiation 04/29/2015 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 06/05/2015 Reason for nest failure
2016 Nest Activity Report by gdeyeh
Adult arrival 03/28/2016 Nestlings 3
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 2
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging 08/04/2016
Egg laying 04/27/2016 Chicks last observed 09/07/2016
Incubation initiation 04/27/2016 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 06/02/2016 Reason for nest failure
2018 Nest Activity Report by gdeyeh
Adult arrival 03/31/2018 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying 04/21/2018 Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

03/27/2016 by gdeyeh
Male has arrived to find that a winter storm destroyed the nest. Has yet to begin rebuilding and his mate has not yet shown up.

03/31/2015 by gdeyeh
Both birds seen at nest this evening! Male arrived two days ago.