Nest #5566

Nickname: Shorecrest Light Pole
Nest substrate: Utility Pole
Nest Location Description: The nest is on top of a light pole in front of Shorecrest.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Florida Osprey Watchers, Eckerd College
Latitude: 27.8197240479614
Longitude: -82.6343590198517
Followers: 8

Past Seasons

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

Activity reports

2015 Nest Activity Report by Sean
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 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 Ellen
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

12/10/2017 by Emily Gould
Remnants of nest are still present, but there is little to no structure.

11/30/2017 by Emily Gould
Nest is falling apart.

11/16/2017 by Emily Gould
Nest is falling apart and is almost gone.

10/26/2017 by Emily Gould
Nest is small and falling apart.

10/06/2017 by Emily Gould
Nest is small and not well maintained

09/23/2017 by Emily Gould
Nest is not well-maintained

05/10/2017 by Ellen
No activity observed at nest today.

05/04/2017 by Ellen
Female perched in nest.

04/20/2017 by Ellen
Female in nest.

04/15/2017 by Ellen
No activity observed.

04/02/2017 by Ellen
Female perched on light post near nest. Male perched on electrical post nearby.

03/22/2017 by Ellen
Female perched in nest, appears a bit thin

03/16/2017 by Ellen
Female perched on side of nest

03/05/2017 by Ellen
Female perched on nest

02/26/2017 by Ellen
Female in nest, possible incubation.

02/19/2017 by Ellen
Unsure if osprey in nest, difficult to see inside

02/16/2017 by Ellen
Nest occupied, very small. Unknown gender laying inside, possible incubation

02/09/2017 by Ellen
Nest appears unoccupied.

01/24/2017 by KatieG
male seen perched on light post beside the remains of this nest, no progress made

01/20/2017 by KatieG
nest falling apart not active

01/17/2017 by KatieG
not an active site

01/12/2017 by AllyMoran
Nest does not appear to be in use by any osprey. Seems to be falling apart.

01/09/2017 by AllyMoran
Nest is small and some twigs are hanging down as if they fell out with no visible osprey in the area.

01/06/2017 by AllyMoran
Small-size nest, but appears freshly added to. No osprey visible.

06/21/2016 by KC
Small nest. Nest does not appear to be active. No Ospreys nearby.

05/02/2016 by Olivia Coleman
No activity near the nest.

04/25/2016 by Olivia Coleman
No osprey in or near nest. Nest looks a little decrepit.

04/04/2016 by Olivia Coleman
Female osprey in nest. Nest looks much larger than last week.

03/26/2016 by Olivia Coleman
Female is in nest while male is nearby on telephone wires.

03/11/2016 by Olivia Coleman
Female sitting in nest. Lots of dripping moss.

02/22/2016 by Olivia Coleman
Small mossy nest. Osprey couple sits on light fixture next to nest.

04/19/2015 by Sean
Observed a male and female at this nest.