Nest #5988

Nickname: 133
Nest substrate: Osprey Nest Platform
Nest Location Description: Rt 9/Lighthouse Road
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Delaware Fish and Wildlife
Latitude: 39.3354046196732
Longitude: -75.5252021855278
Followers: None

Past Seasons

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

Activity reports

2016 Nest Activity Report by Delaware Osprey Watch
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied   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 Rexlady
Adult arrival 04/13/2016 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 04/18/2016 Nest failure 05/20/2016
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure unknown reason
2017 Nest Activity Report by Rexlady
Adult arrival 04/03/2017 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 04/22/2017 Nest failure 05/31/2017
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure unknown reason

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

06/07/2017 by Rexlady
No osprey seen in vicinity of platform.

05/31/2017 by Rexlady
One adult seen, perched on edge of platform. After a time, it flew off, then returned 1/2 hour later and again perched on edge of platform. Probably there are no eggs or chicks in nest.

04/29/2017 by Rexlady
One bird on nest in incubating posture. Second bird perched in nearby tree.

06/17/2016 by Rexlady
Incubation last observed on May 14. Adults still in area but not on nest. Nest was observed on May 20, May 27, June 3, and several more times, confirming that the birds are not incubating.

04/13/2016 by Rexlady
Two ospreys observed mating on platform. This is the first confirmation of a breeding pair at the site.

03/23/2016 by Rexlady
One osprey sitting on nest platform 3/23/16.