Nest #5853

Nickname: eye level
Nest substrate: Dead Tree
Nest Location Description: North tip of lava island on the Deschutes river, about four miles south of Bend.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Willamette University
Latitude: 43.994
Longitude: -121.389
Followers: None

Past Seasons

Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2019 2018 2017 2015

Activity reports

2015 Nest Activity Report by Lo zingaro
Adult arrival Nestlings 1
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 1
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging 08/14/2015
Egg laying 06/08/2015 Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 06/08/2015 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 06/22/2015 Reason for nest failure
2017 Nest Activity Report by Lo zingaro
Adult arrival 06/02/2017 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active   First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure 07/03/2017
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure adult abandonment
2018 Nest Activity Report by Lo zingaro
Adult arrival 05/30/2018 Nestlings 3
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 3
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging 08/05/2018
Egg laying 05/30/2018 Chicks last observed 09/10/2018
Incubation initiation 06/04/2018 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 06/19/2018 Reason for nest failure
2019 Nest Activity Report by Lo zingaro
Adult arrival 05/23/2019 Nestlings 2
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 2
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging 08/02/2019
Egg laying 05/23/2019 Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 05/23/2019 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 07/21/2019 Reason for nest failure
Nest Activity Report by Lo zingaro
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying 05/26/2020 Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 05/26/2020 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 06/13/2020 Reason for nest failure

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

08/07/2019 by Lo zingaro
Observed active wing flapping July 29. Returned August 2, both chicks had fledged.

07/21/2019 by Lo zingaro
First indication of hatching, June 21, 2019. Two chicks first observed, June 30, 2019.

05/23/2019 by Lo zingaro
We arrived Bend, May 22, observed nest May 23. Nest looks fine. Osprey appears to be sitting on eggs.

07/05/2018 by Lo zingaro
Three chicks observed June 30 and July 3.

06/01/2018 by Lo zingaro
The date of 30 May is the first time I observed the next this year.

07/07/2017 by Lo zingaro
Last observation of adults on the next, June 30 2017. Two observations since, no adults present. Three other nests in the area are occupied. Adults acting as eggs have hatched.

06/02/2017 by Lo zingaro
initial photo of nesting osprey

06/02/2017 by Lo zingaro
June 2 was the first time I observed the nest. Female was sitting on eggs. Nest was not used 2016.

07/06/2015 by Lo zingaro
Initially there were three hatchlings. It was difficult to confirm. The second hatchling was last observed the end of June. The remaining hatchling seems fine.

07/02/2015 by Lo zingaro
There are four active nests along the Deschute between the Big Eddy Rapids and the south edge of Bend.

06/22/2015 by Lo zingaro
First observed eggs hatched.

06/08/2015 by Lo zingaro
First observed Female on the eggs