Nest #6147

Nickname: Young at heart
Nest substrate: Dead Tree
Nest Location Description: Nest is located in Sandys Bay near Jamestown Island. You can see the nest from the turn out going to Jamestown Island. Nest blown away in 2018.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Virginia Master Naturalist
Latitude: 37.2178678765057
Longitude: -76.7799534920654
Followers: None

Past Seasons

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

Activity reports

2016 Nest Activity Report by Herbie
Adult arrival 03/13/2016 Nestlings 2
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 2
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging 09/02/2016
Egg laying 04/10/2016 Chicks last observed 09/10/2016
Incubation initiation 04/12/2016 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 06/03/2016 Reason for nest failure
2017 Nest Activity Report by Herbie
Adult arrival 03/22/2017 Nestlings 2
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 2
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging 07/05/2017
Egg laying 04/16/2017 Chicks last observed 08/30/2017
Incubation initiation 04/20/2017 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 05/20/2017 Reason for nest failure

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

07/01/2019 by Herbie
This nest no longer exist. The pair never came back.

06/17/2018 by Herbie
No nest and no birds

04/19/2018 by Herbie
No nest and no birds

03/17/2018 by Herbie
One bird in nest.

06/12/2017 by Herbie
Looks like female still setting on nest. Male nearby

06/08/2017 by Billy
There was an osprey near the nest

05/14/2017 by Herbie
Nest and birds look healthy. Male and female in nest. Female on eggs.

05/04/2017 by Billy
Osprey sitting low in the nest. Hopefully she is incubating!

04/24/2017 by Billy
One osprey sitting on the edge of the nest with another was perched on a tree nearby.

04/16/2017 by Billy
Female osprey sitting low in the nest with a male perched nearby

04/09/2017 by Herbie
Both birds at nest. Female is incubating. Nest looks great.

07/22/2016 by Herbie
Chicks have not fledged yet. They are flapping there wings alot. Dad is next to nest and Mom is in nest. They all look healthy.

07/10/2016 by Herbie
Adults still in nest.

06/21/2016 by Herbie
Both birds are are in nest. Mom is tending to kids. Nest looks healthy

05/01/2016 by Herbie
Nest looks strong. Female is on nest and male is close by

04/07/2016 by Herbie
Female on nest most of the day

04/04/2016 by Herbie
Both birds on nest most of the day

03/20/2016 by Herbie
This is the second year these birds have nested in this location. They are very young birds. In 2015 He did not know exactly what to do. This year I hope he has figured it out.