Nest #6210

Nickname: Patty&Bert
Nest substrate: Osprey Nest Platform
Nest Location Description: Bay City, MD
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center
Latitude: 38.962794
Longitude: -76.349438
Followers: None

Past Seasons

Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2016

Activity reports

2016 Nest Activity Report by BayBridge
Adult arrival 03/21/2016 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
2016 Nest Activity Report by CBEC
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active   First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure 06/12/2016
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure On June 12 we saw no sign of either parent for several hours. Upon investigation we saw an amputated squirrel tail and the wing of a bird near the nest as well as an unhatched egg that had holes pecked in it. Nest was empty.

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

04/01/2016 by BayBridge
Patty arrived 3/17 (hence the name Patty) and Bert arrived 3/21. The first few days they did not spend time together and would go somewhere else at night. Beginning about 3/28/16 the started spending time in the nest together and stayed all night. On 3/31/16 Patty started sitting, seems to have made a hollow among the sticks and only her head is showing. However, have not observed any nest repair or mating activity - maybe she is just practicing! There is another osprey that comes by every few days but Patty and Bert chase him/her away. now they