Nest #6110

Nickname: Canterbury school back nest
Nest substrate: Utility Pole
Nest Location Description: Large nest on back baseball field flood light in back of Canterbury school. Nest/pair first observed on march 1st 2016. Incubation assumed March 8th 2016.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Eckerd College, Florida Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 27.8261367077773
Longitude: -82.618916130378
Followers: 9

Past Seasons

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

Activity reports

2016 Nest Activity Report by smgordon
Adult arrival 03/01/2016 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 03/08/2016 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2016 Nest Activity Report by KC
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 3
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
Nest Activity Report by Maddie
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
2017 Nest Activity Report by Ellen
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 04/20/2017 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
Nest Activity Report by KatieG
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

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

12/10/2017 by Emily Gould
Very large and well maintained nest. Female osprey perched on fence next to nesting site, eating a fish. Male osprey perched on flood lights. Two other ospreys seen flying above nesting site.

11/16/2017 by Emily Gould
Nest is very large and well maintained. There is a female perched in the nest. Male osprey perched on nearby lamp post where it looks like there is a new nest forming. Male and female are calling back and forth to one another.

11/06/2017 by Emily Gould
Nest looks large and is well maintained. No ospreys were seen.

07/11/2017 by Maddie
Nest Condition: Good Ospreys: None

07/05/2017 by Maddie
Nest Condition: Good Ospreys: None

06/17/2017 by Maddie
Nest in good condition, no birds present.

05/10/2017 by Ellen
Female in nest incubating, male perched nearby. 2 rogue osprey (male and female) flying around area. Lots of chirping from nest 6110 and neighbor nest 4452.

05/04/2017 by Ellen
Female flew above nest in the rain. Male perched nearby.

04/20/2017 by Ellen
Female in nest, possible incubation. Male perched above nest.

04/15/2017 by Ellen
Female possibly in nest. Male perched above parakeet nest on light post nearby. Parakeet nest is growing in size.

04/02/2017 by Ellen
Male perched above nest. Parakeet flying in and out of base of nest. Female perched above other parakeet nest nearby.

03/22/2017 by Ellen
Male perched on goal post below nest, then flew to nest and perched. Female in nest, possibly incubating. Three very noisy parakeets going in and out of the base of the nest. Parakeet nest nearby is growing in size.

03/16/2017 by Ellen
Parakeets perched at bottom of the nest. Male perched on other part of light post. Female not seen. Parakeets have a nest nearby.

03/05/2017 by Ellen
Male perched on nest. Parakeets building nest below osprey nest. 4 parakeets entered nest, hidden from view. Most likely no chicks, just hearing the hidden parakeets. Female flew around with an object, possibly a stick (not a fish). Unsure if it is stuck to her or simply odd behavior

02/26/2017 by Ellen
Male fishing nearby, caught fish and ate it on parallel light post. Female in nest chirping. 4 starlings perched below nest

02/19/2017 by Ellen
Female perched by nest, male perched on light post nearby, chirping back and forth. possible chicks chirping

02/16/2017 by Ellen
Nest occupied Female perched by nest. Male originally flying nearby, then flew into nest (cannot see inside) Three starlings perched below nest, lots of chirping - cannot determine if it is the starlings or chicks. Another female was perched about 100m away.

02/09/2017 by Ellen
Nest occupied. Female possibly chirping at male across field. Lots of chirping heard suggesting chicks, however crows sat below nest.

01/24/2017 by KatieG
female seen sitting in nest, several males flying in the area, parakeets still throughout the nest

01/20/2017 by KatieG
no osprey seen, starlings very loud, look as if they may have taken over, parakeets seen throughout the nest

01/17/2017 by KatieG
male and female both in nest, parakeets still below

01/13/2017 by KatieG
nest still looks very solid, parakeets are still present in the bottom of the nest, male perched in nest

01/10/2017 by KatieG
nest looks well-maintained, female and male seen perched beside on lights, very actively calling and flying around, parakeets still perched in lower part of the nest

01/04/2017 by AllyMoran
Nest is very large and well-maintained. Female osprey in the nest, male perched on a nearby light. Male and female appear to be calling to each other. Monk parakeets are living beneath the nest, 3 were visible.

06/21/2016 by KC
Nest is active. Both male and female at nest. 3 fledglings in nest.

05/05/2016 by smgordon
At least one bird on nest. Unable to see if any birds are present or their ages.

04/21/2016 by smgordon
1 osprey on side of nest; second osprey on another light pole. Can not see in nest to see if chicks are present.

04/07/2016 by smgordon
no ospreys seen at time of observation. nest still large.

03/22/2016 by smgordon
large nest. 1 osprey next to nest on same post, second osprey on pole to left.

03/09/2016 by smgordon
Nest first observed 3/1/16. Numerous ospreys (4 or 5) seen in area. first 2 ospreys seen flying around and one osprey sitting in back nest possibly incubating. second opsrey landed and was sitting on side of nest. sexes unknown