Nest #5987

Nickname: Eckerd College CMLS Building
Nest substrate: Support for awning
Nest Location Description: The nest is located in the middle of the awning for the James Center for Molecular and Life Sciences (CMLS)
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Eckerd College, Florida Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 27.7162580998137
Longitude: -82.6886497832199
Followers: None

Past Seasons

Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2019 2018 2017 2016

Activity reports

2016 Nest Activity Report by Beth
Adult arrival 02/01/2016 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 kmnoonan
Adult arrival 02/01/2016 Nestlings 3
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 03/15/2016 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 04/12/2016 Reason for nest failure
2016 Nest Activity Report by Nicole27
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 1
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2017 Nest Activity Report by tjlong
Adult arrival 01/14/2017 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 01/14/2017 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2017 Nest Activity Report by HaleyKaz
Adult arrival 01/14/2017 Nestlings 1
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 1
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 01/14/2017 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2018 Nest Activity Report by Henley
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 Isaiah
Adult arrival 02/05/2019 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

04/28/2019 by Isaiah
Female in the nest, Male on a beam on top of the building

04/11/2019 by Isaiah
Male and female present appear to be feeding chicks or nest grooming

03/12/2019 by Isaiah
Female laying low in the nest

02/24/2019 by Isaiah
male and female laying down in nest

02/07/2019 by Isaiah
Female present in nest and male was slightly above the female looking around

03/27/2018 by Rkirchn
female osprey present in nest; sitting low

02/21/2018 by Henley
Male and female both in nest and appeared to be feeding chicks

02/15/2018 by Henley
Female in nest

11/25/2017 by Tom
Osprey present. Unable to to determine sex

11/25/2017 by Tom
No osprey present.

11/21/2017 by Tom
No osprey in nest.

10/11/2017 by Tom
Nest in disarray, no osprey present

10/03/2017 by Tom
No Osprey insight, nest deteriorating

05/05/2017 by HaleyKaz
Only an adult was visible at this time.

04/28/2017 by HaleyKaz
An adult osprey and a large chick were visible in the nest.

04/21/2017 by HaleyKaz
An adult female was present and one chick was visible. The male flew in while I was observing.

04/14/2017 by HaleyKaz
Osprey present in nest incubating, possible chicks.

04/07/2017 by HaleyKaz
Female osprey perched in the nest calling out.

03/17/2017 by HaleyKaz
2 ospreys were lying in the nest facing opposite directions, most likely incubating.

03/10/2017 by HaleyKaz
Osprey present in incubation position, unable to determine gender.

03/03/2017 by HaleyKaz
Osprey in incubation position, only the head wsa visible again so couldn't tell the gender. A male was perched in a tree across from the James Center

02/24/2017 by HaleyKaz
Osprey in incubation position, the head was only visible again so couldn't tell the gender.

02/16/2017 by HaleyKaz
There was an osprey in incubation posture in the nest. Only the head was visible so I couldn't tell the gender.

02/08/2017 by HaleyKaz
Female in nest in incubation posture. Male was perched in a tree across from the James Center.

01/27/2017 by tjlong
Female roosted in incubation posture. male absent during observation.

01/24/2017 by tjlong
Female roosted and in incubation posture during entire observational period. Male not present during observation.

01/20/2017 by tjlong
Both adults roosted.

01/14/2017 by tjlong
Female roosted during entire observation. Appeared to be in incubating posture.

01/09/2017 by tjlong
Male osprey roosted during the entire observation. No sign of female nearby.

01/05/2017 by tjlong
Active nest. male osprey roosted.

11/11/2016 by HaleyKaz
No nest and no osprey nearyby.

10/27/2016 by BWilcox
No nest. No osprey nearby

09/23/2016 by BWilcox
The nest is no longer here

09/23/2016 by HaleyKaz
This nest is not here anymore.

06/09/2016 by Nicole27
At least one fledge, practicing flying and flying well.

05/05/2016 by kmnoonan
Male in nest and three chicks visible, no female seen in the area.

04/20/2016 by kmnoonan
Female standing in nest preening and moving around. 2 chicks visible in nest. Male not seen in immediate area.

04/12/2016 by kmnoonan
female standing in nest and dipping head into nest. Observed with possible head of a chick next to her.

04/04/2016 by kmnoonan
Female in nest, vocalizing to male who is flying around the area.

03/20/2016 by kmnoonan
Female sitting in nest vocalizing to male flying overhead and in surrounding area.

03/10/2016 by kmnoonan
Male and female osprey in nest. Male was laying in nest when I arrived, but they soon switched positions. The male began rearranging the nest and preening.

03/05/2016 by kmnoonan
1 bird in nest, sitting low, possible incubation. Unable to determine gender. No other bird seen nearby.

02/26/2016 by kmnoonan
One bird sitting low in nest, unable to determine gender, but apparent incubation. No other bird seen in close proximity.

02/16/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. No osprey nearby.

02/09/2016 by Eileen
Nest present. Male adjusting nest materials-possibly building

02/01/2016 by Beth
Nest was first noticed on this date. Male and Female in nest starting to build it. Platform does not seem large enough.