Nest #5529

Nickname: mj1
Nest substrate: cell tower
Nest Location Description:
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Chesapeake Bay Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 36.8049121452471
Longitude: -76.2814628497594
Followers: None

Past Seasons

Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2019 2017 2015

Activity reports

2015 Nest Activity Report by Mj59
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
2019 Nest Activity Report by LauraLOVESbirds
Adult arrival 03/25/2019 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

06/15/2019 by Dave Gibson
Let's hope that the female wasn't sitting on eggs on 4/23, because I see no sign of a nest there now. The nest was likely removed and hopefully before the eggs were laid.

04/23/2019 by Dave Gibson
Both Ospreys on tower and female no doubt sitting on eggs in nest.

04/07/2019 by Dave Gibson
Observed 2 Ospreys on tower from nearby Elizabeth River Park.

03/28/2019 by LauraLOVESbirds
3:47 PM - Adult atop cell tower beside beginnings of nest.

03/25/2019 by LauraLOVESbirds
7:41 AM Adult Osprey carrying nesting material *from* nest

03/25/2019 by LauraLOVESbirds
4:42 PM - Osprey flew west, and then returned from north, and landed atop cell tower. May have been two different ospreys. 72°F

03/25/2019 by LauraLOVESbirds
7:45 AM Osprey carrying nest material (57°F)

03/03/2017 by LauraLOVESbirds
8:30am Osprey at nest. 47°F. Low tide was at 6:48am.

04/09/2016 by LauraLOVESbirds
8:40am: Osprey perched on cell tower. I pulled over to view with binos and take a few photos.

03/03/2016 by LauraLOVESbirds
7:04am Familiar hovering wing beat caught my eye. High in the sky over the river. Dark wings and white body. Tummy was white and not dark. My first Osprey sighting of 2016.