Nest #6022

Nickname: P2
Nest substrate: Osprey Nest Platform
Nest Location Description: Theo C. Freeman
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Delaware Fish and Wildlife
Latitude: 38.776117
Longitude: -75.132241
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 Nestlings 2
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 2
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging 07/28/2016
Egg laying Chicks last observed 08/20/2016
Incubation initiation 04/19/2016 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 05/28/2016 Reason for nest failure
2017 Nest Activity Report by H&MA
Adult arrival 04/29/2017 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 05/23/2017 Nest failure 07/23/2017
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure unknown reason

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

07/23/2017 by H&MA
Two adult ospreys on nearby pole. No osprey activity in the nest. The "bumps" first observed two weeks ago are lush vegetation growing inside the middle of the nest. Failed nest.

07/15/2017 by H&MA
One adult osprey on nearby pole. No osprey observed at the nest.

07/08/2017 by H&MA
One adult standing on the extended perch facing the nest. No movement but two new "bumps" in the center of the nest.

07/01/2017 by H&MA
One osprey standing on the extended perch - no movement observed in the nest.

06/29/2017 by H&MA
Same as previous entry: One osprey sitting on an extended perch of the nest - facing away from the nest. No movement or visible osprey inside of the nest. No other osprey observed in the area.

06/24/2017 by H&MA
One osprey sitting on an extended perch of the nest - facing away from the nest. No movement or visible osprey inside of the nest. No other osprey observed in the area.

06/15/2017 by H&MA
No activity in the nest and no osprey in the area.

06/10/2017 by H&MA
Did not see any osprey in the area. One may have been sitting low in the nest but not sure as it is a very deep nest.

06/03/2017 by H&MA
One osprey incubating. One osprey sitting on the edge of the nest.

05/30/2017 by H&MA
One osprey low in the nest.

05/23/2017 by H&MA
One osprey laying low in the nest.

05/14/2017 by H&MA
One osprey standing tall on the nest.

05/06/2017 by H&MA
One osprey standing tall on the nest.

04/29/2017 by H&MA
Two osprey on the nest.

04/27/2017 by H&MA
One osprey on the edge of the nest.

04/22/2017 by H&MA
No osprey observed.

04/18/2017 by H&MA
No osprey observed in or around the nest.

04/12/2017 by H&MA
No osprey observed in or around the nest.

04/08/2017 by H&MA
One osprey in the nest. No other osprey observed.

04/01/2017 by H&MA
No osprey observed in or near the nest.

03/29/2017 by H&MA
No osprey observed in or near the nest.

03/25/2017 by H&MA
No osprey observed in or near the nest.

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 and nesting material 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 in vicinity.

08/20/2016 by H&MA
Two osprey on nearby pole.

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

08/06/2016 by H&MA
Nest empty. One chick of nearby telephone pole. One adult on nearby tree.

07/28/2016 by H&MA
Nest empty. No osprey observed in the immediate area.

07/21/2016 by H&MA
One adult and one large chicks on edge of nest. It appeared that the other chick was inside the deep nest.

07/13/2016 by H&MA
Two adults on edge of nest. Two chicks inside deep nest only tip of head visible.

07/09/2016 by H&MA
One adult and two chicks. Chicks resting and adult checking the sky and calling.

06/29/2016 by H&MA
One adult and two chicks - all resting.

06/25/2016 by H&MA
One adult in nest - could not see a chick. This nest is very deep.

06/22/2016 by H&MA
One adult and two chicks. One of the chicks is more developed than than the other. Also more developed than other chicks in nearby nests.

06/13/2016 by H&MA
One adult standing in nest. One chick head visible.

06/04/2016 by H&MA
One adult osprey standing in nest apparently feeding or preening chick (s). Unable to verify seeing a young bird.

05/31/2016 by H&MA
Two adult osprey standing in the nest apparently feeding chicks. Even though our line of sight is above the osprey platform, the nest itself is very large and deep making it difficult to observe.

05/28/2016 by H&MA
One osprey standing inside nest - joined by another osprey. Apparent feeding of a chick.

05/21/2016 by H&MA
One osprey sitting low in nest.

05/14/2016 by H&MA
One osprey low in nest.

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

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

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

04/23/2016 by H&MA
One osprey very low in the nest.

04/19/2016 by H&MA
Incubation initiation. One osprey very low in the nest.

04/16/2016 by H&MA
No osprey seen in or around the nest.

04/12/2016 by H&MA
No osprey in or around nest.

04/02/2016 by H&MA
One osprey on 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
No activity.

03/16/2016 by H&MA
No activity.

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

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