Nest #5534

Nickname: mj4
Nest substrate: cell tower
Nest Location Description:
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Virginia Aquarium, Chesapeake Bay Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 36.763608333637
Longitude: -76.2658776883048
Followers: None

Past Seasons

Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2019 2018 2017 2016 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
2017 Nest Activity Report by LauraLOVESbirds
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
2018 Nest Activity Report by LauraLOVESbirds
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
Nest Activity Report by LauraLOVESbirds
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
2016 Nest Activity Report by LauraLOVESbirds
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

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

05/15/2020 by LauraLOVESbirds
6:48 AM - Osprey perched on third platform from top. (posted photo) 64°F, sunny and 5:57 AM sunrise.

04/18/2020 by LauraLOVESbirds
8 AM - Osprey on nest. Like last year, nest is on second platform from top. (posted photo) Second Osprey seen fishing over lake about 1/4 mile away. 63°F and light rain

06/15/2019 by LauraLOVESbirds
6:27 AM Three adults at nest? All three birds had yellow, not red eyes, and feathers were brown, and not white-tipped. Two in nest together and third delivering food. Unlike typical nests in cell towers that are at top platform, this nest is on second platform from top. 59°F, 92% humidity, 5:45 AM sunrise.

03/06/2019 by LauraLOVESbirds
12:04 PM man at nest/top of cell tower. Allowed during start of breeding season?? 36°F and sunny.

06/09/2018 by LauraLOVESbirds
7:48AM: Adult at nest.

06/02/2018 by LauraLOVESbirds
6:40AM: Adult at nest.

04/02/2018 by LauraLOVESbirds
Adult at nest. 62°F

03/30/2018 by LauraLOVESbirds
5:19pm: Copulation. Photo uploaded. 70°F and overcast.

07/01/2017 by LauraLOVESbirds
6:37am - bird in nest. Photoed from south, via 638 Independence Pkwy. 75°F

06/18/2017 by LauraLOVESbirds
7:04am - photoed nest from south, via Independence Pkwy

04/04/2017 by LauraLOVESbirds
8:04am: Spotted Osprey in nest. It was my first Osprey of 2017, and (per ebird) Chesapeake's second of 2017. (George Harris spotted the first at Great Bridge Battlefield Park 2/19/2017.)

05/28/2016 by LauraLOVESbirds
6:39pm - adult on nest