Nest #6151

Nickname: Lake Vista Rec: Right Field Lamp Post
Nest substrate: Utility Pole
Nest Location Description: Lamp Post by right field, next to 1/4 mile marker.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Eckerd College, Florida Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 27.71564
Longitude: -82.65247
Followers: None

Past Seasons

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

Activity reports

2016 Nest Activity Report by RachelLEckerd
Adult arrival 03/17/2016 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 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

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

03/22/2017 by LarkH
Doesn't exist

03/12/2017 by LarkH
Doesn't exist

03/05/2017 by LarkH
Doesn't exist

03/01/2017 by LarkH
Nest doesn't exist

02/23/2017 by LarkH
Nest doesn't exist

02/12/2017 by LarkH
Still no nest

02/05/2017 by LarkH
Nest not found? Lamp post was completely clean.

01/23/2017 by arswan
Pair spotted in the area but not in the nest

01/20/2017 by arswan
Male in nest, female in the area

01/18/2017 by arswan
Ospreys seen in the area but not in nest

01/15/2017 by arswan
Male on post close to nest, Female in the area

01/12/2017 by arswan
Nest in good condition, Ospreys were in the area but not in the nest

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

05/05/2016 by RachelLEckerd
Chicks were able to be see by the edge of the nest, though no attempts at flight were observed. Both male and female were present.

04/28/2016 by RachelLEckerd
Male was not observed, however female was present in the nest dipping her head in, most likely feeding activity.

04/21/2016 by RachelLEckerd
Female was seen feeding hatchlings in the nest. Chirping could be heard coming from the nest. The male was seen circling the area.

04/14/2016 by RachelLEckerd
nest seems to have been added to slightly, some Spanish moss can be seen. Female was sighted in the nest feeding hatchlings, and the male was spotted perched a few lamp posts away.

04/07/2016 by RachelLEckerd
Nest remains the same size, however no ospreys were sighted during observation period.

03/31/2016 by RachelLEckerd
Nest is still active, very dense, smaller nest nestled in the crook of the lamp post. Nestlings could be heard chirping in the nest, both adults were present at the nest.

03/24/2016 by RachelLEckerd
Nest is small, but well built. Female was seen in the need feeding hatchlings while male was perched on a nearby post.

03/17/2016 by RachelLEckerd
New nest created at right field lamp post, by 1/4 mile marker on trail. Pair was seen occupying the nest, the female flew off while the male stuck his head into the nest before going into the nest and disappearing from sight.