Nest #6150

Nickname: First Base Lamp Post
Nest substrate: Lamp Post
Nest Location Description: Platformless lamp post by 1st base, Lake Vista Recreation Center
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Eckerd College, Florida Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 27.71456
Longitude: -82.6512
Followers: None

Past Seasons

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

Activity reports

2016 Nest Activity Report by RachelLEckerd
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 03/17/2016 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 03/17/2016 Reason for nest failure
2017 Nest Activity Report by arswan
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 LarkH
Adult arrival Nestlings 4
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 02/12/2017 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 04/06/2017 Reason for nest failure

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

04/27/2017 by LarkH
Female perched on side with two chicks. Chicks in this nest are bigger than in nearby nests 4554 and 6608. Nest looks good.

04/20/2017 by LarkH
One adult sitting in nest. No nestlings seen. Nest looks bigger.

04/12/2017 by LarkH
Nest good. 3-4 nestlings that female is feeding fish.

04/06/2017 by LarkH
Female perched, dipping head into nest. Nest in good condition

03/22/2017 by LarkH
One in nest incubating, nest looks good

03/12/2017 by LarkH
male on nearby lightpole under the nest, and female sitting in nest, possibly incubating. Nest is good

03/05/2017 by LarkH
One osprey perched in nest, can't tell sex. Male on nearby tree, maybe pair? Nest looks good

03/01/2017 by LarkH
No osprey seen in nest or area. Nest is in good condition

02/23/2017 by LarkH
Male was sitting (unseen at first) inside nest, female flew to nest with fish, she dropped it in the nest and switched places with male, he flew away to nearby light pole to eat fish. Possibly incubating! Nest is in good condition

02/12/2017 by LarkH
Pair was sitting in nest until one flew away. Soon after, saw male on nearby pole that might be the one that flew away. Osprey inside nest looks like it could be incubating. Nest is in good condition.

02/05/2017 by LarkH
Female standing in nest calling. Nest in good condition.

01/25/2017 by arswan
Pair in the area but not in the nest

01/20/2017 by arswan
Pair seen in the nest

01/18/2017 by arswan
Pair was seen in the nest

01/14/2017 by arswan
Male in the nest, Female in the area

01/12/2017 by arswan
Pair was seen in the area but not in the nest

01/06/2017 by CharlotteS
Nest in Good condition, and ospreys were seen around it.

07/08/2016 by KC
Does not appear active. No Ospreys in area.

05/05/2016 by RachelLEckerd
No ospreys spotted in the nest, but a male was seen perched on a near by post, between this nest and nest 4554.

04/28/2016 by RachelLEckerd
Nest does not appear to be added to, however male could be seen perched in the nest. No sighting of female.

04/21/2016 by RachelLEckerd
One ospreys was seen perched in the nest feeding hatchlings. Nest remains large and in tact.

04/14/2016 by RachelLEckerd
No ospreys were observed at the nest, but a priorly thought to be abandoned nest, 4554, was seen to be active today. Possible same pairing?

04/07/2016 by RachelLEckerd
No ospreys were spotted during this observation time, but nest remains very large.

03/31/2016 by RachelLEckerd
Male was seen perched at a nearby post, female remained in the nest. Nest is very large.

03/24/2016 by RachelLEckerd
Nest has grown in size, is clearly occupied. Female could be seen sitting in the nest. male was not spotted, but chirping could be heard from the nest, possibly the hatchlings?

03/17/2016 by RachelLEckerd
Moderately small sized nest resting directly on lamp post at 1st base, well defined. A pair of osprey were spotted dipping their heads into the nest, possible indication of nestlings?