Nest #5545

Nickname: Port Mahon channel tower
Nest substrate: steel tower
Nest Location Description: Nest is on a USCG steel signal tower at the Port Mahon fuel pier.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Delaware Fish and Wildlife
Latitude: 39.1844710380715
Longitude: -75.4009365927734
Followers: None

Past Seasons

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

Activity reports

2015 Nest Activity Report by jimbowie
Adult arrival 03/10/2015 Nestlings 2
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 2
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging 07/05/2015
Egg laying 03/22/2015 Chicks last observed 08/15/2015
Incubation initiation 03/22/2015 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 05/02/2015 Reason for nest failure
2016 Nest Activity Report by jimbowie
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

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

03/19/2016 by jimbowie
As of fall 2015, this nest no longer exists. The USCG removed the tower. No replacement structure has been provided. 3/17/16 the pair from 2015 was observed in the area looking for the nest. It remains to be seen if they are able to locate a suitable place to build a new nest.