Nest #5992

Nickname: 189
Nest substrate: Osprey Nest Platform
Nest Location Description: Theo C. Freeman Highway
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Delaware Fish and Wildlife
Latitude: 38.77062
Longitude: -75.12562
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 H&MA
Adult arrival 03/22/2016 Nestlings 3
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 3
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging 07/21/2016
Egg laying Chicks last observed 08/06/2016
Incubation initiation 04/23/2016 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 05/28/2016 Reason for nest failure
2017 Nest Activity Report by H&MA
Adult arrival 04/29/2017 Nestlings 1
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 1
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging 07/23/2017
Egg laying Chicks last observed 07/23/2017
Incubation initiation 05/06/2017 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

08/24/2017 by H&MA
Nest empty. No osprey in vicinity.

08/22/2017 by H&MA
Nest empty. No osprey in vicinity.

08/16/2017 by H&MA
Nest empty. No osprey in vicinity.

08/12/2017 by H&MA
Nest empty. No osprey in vicinity.

08/10/2017 by H&MA
Nest empty. No osprey in vicinity.

08/03/2017 by H&MA
Nest empty.

07/23/2017 by H&MA
Nest empty. One chick sitting in the vicinity on a sign.

07/15/2017 by H&MA
One chick sitting in nest.

07/08/2017 by H&MA
One chick alone in the nest.

07/01/2017 by H&MA
One adult and 1 chick in the nest.

06/29/2017 by H&MA
One chick in nest alone. Various osprey intermittently flying high over the nest area.

06/24/2017 by H&MA
One adult one one chick in nest. The chick is at least half the size of the adult.

06/15/2017 by H&MA
Two adults on nest. One moving sticks and one feeding what appeared to be one chick. The chick was large enough to be moving around and stretching the wings.

06/10/2017 by H&MA
One osprey standing in the nest. Perhaps feeding or preening a chick or chicks.

06/03/2017 by H&MA
One osprey low in the nest.

05/30/2017 by H&MA
One osprey incubating. Another osprey arrives and sits at the edge of the nest. No fish delivered, and no nest exchange.

05/14/2017 by H&MA
One osprey very low in the nest.

05/06/2017 by H&MA
One osprey low in the nest. The nest was visited briefly by another osprey while watching - no fish.

04/29/2017 by H&MA
One Osprey on the nest and one perched in a nearby tree.

04/27/2017 by H&MA
One Osprey on nest.

04/22/2017 by H&MA
One osprey on the nest.

04/18/2017 by H&MA
No osprey observed.

04/12/2017 by H&MA
No osprey observed.

04/08/2017 by H&MA
No osprey observed.

04/01/2017 by H&MA
No osprey observed.

03/29/2017 by H&MA
One osprey on nest.

03/25/2017 by H&MA
One osprey in the nest. No other osprey observed in the immediate area.

03/18/2017 by H&MA
No osprey observed.

03/16/2017 by H&MA
No osprey observed.

03/14/2017 by H&MA
No osprey observed. Platform intact.

09/10/2016 by H&MA
No Osprey.

09/06/2016 by H&MA
No Osprey

08/31/2016 by H&MA
No osprey.

08/20/2016 by H&MA
No osprey.

08/16/2016 by H&MA
No osprey in nest. No osprey in the area.

08/06/2016 by H&MA
Nest empty. No ospreys seen perched in vicinity. Several flying over nest area.

07/28/2016 by H&MA
Nest empty. One osprey in tree at woods line in vicinity of nest.

07/21/2016 by H&MA
Two adult osprey and 3 large chicks crowded on the nest. Since this nest was only occupied with two osprey on the last visit ( one of which landed while watching) it is safe to say that at least two of the osprey have fledged.

07/13/2016 by H&MA
One large osprey in nest joined by another osprey of same size.

07/09/2016 by H&MA
One adult and two chicks.

06/29/2016 by H&MA
One adult osprey feeding two chicks.

06/25/2016 by H&MA
Two inactive adult ospreys blocking view of any potential chicks.

06/22/2016 by H&MA
Two adult ospreys tending nest and two, perhaps three chicks.

06/13/2016 by H&MA
One adult osprey tending to at least 2 chicks.

06/04/2016 by H&MA
Two adult ospreys at nest tending to at least 2 chicks.

05/31/2016 by H&MA
One osprey standing in nest making feeding motions. Another osprey arrives - perhaps with a small fish. Appears to be 3 chicks being fed -by both adults.

05/28/2016 by H&MA
Two osprey observed standing in nest. One eventually flies into the water at the edge of the nearby canal and bathes. The one in the nest eats - bobs head as if possibly feeding a chick - possible hatching.

05/21/2016 by H&MA
Rainy, overcast and hazy. Could not see the nest.

05/14/2016 by H&MA
Two ospreys in nest.

05/07/2016 by H&MA
One osprey sitting low on nest.

04/30/2016 by H&MA
One osprey sitting low.

04/27/2016 by H&MA
One osprey in nest sitting low.

04/23/2016 by H&MA
Incubation initiation. One osprey sitting low in the nest.

04/19/2016 by H&MA
Two ospreys in nest !

04/16/2016 by H&MA
One osprey in nest.

04/12/2016 by H&MA
One osprey at nest.

04/10/2016 by H&MA
One osprey in nest.

04/02/2016 by H&MA
One osprey in nest.

03/29/2016 by H&MA
One osprey in nest.

03/25/2016 by H&MA
One osprey in nest.

03/22/2016 by H&MA
Two ospreys in nest.

03/16/2016 by H&MA
One osprey in nest.

03/13/2016 by H&MA
No activity.

03/06/2016 by H&MA
No activity. Platform and old nesting material intact.