Nest #6230

Nickname: POQR 2
Nest substrate: Duck Blind
Nest Location Description: Blind in Poquoson River near Hodges Cove
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Virginia Master Naturalist
Latitude: 37.1654839661272
Longitude: -76.4076890534897
Followers: None

Past Seasons

Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016

Activity reports

2016 Nest Activity Report by Cove Dweller
Adult arrival 04/06/2016 Nestlings 3
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 3
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging 07/04/2016
Egg laying 04/01/2016 Chicks last observed 07/08/2016
Incubation initiation 04/01/2016 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 05/11/2016 Reason for nest failure
2017 Nest Activity Report by Cove Dweller
Adult arrival 03/27/2017 Nestlings 2
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 2
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging 07/29/2017
Egg laying Chicks last observed 08/05/2017
Incubation initiation 04/21/2017 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2018 Nest Activity Report by Cove Dweller
Adult arrival 03/29/2018 Nestlings 3
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 3
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging 07/25/2018
Egg laying Chicks last observed 08/10/2018
Incubation initiation 04/23/2018 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 05/31/2018 Reason for nest failure
2019 Nest Activity Report by Cove Dweller
Adult arrival Nestlings 2
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 2
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed 08/04/2019
Incubation initiation 04/18/2019 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 05/23/2019 Reason for nest failure
2020 Nest Activity Report by Cove Dweller
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 04/28/2020 Nest failure 06/23/2020
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure eggs or young killed by predator

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries


05/26/2020 by Cove Dweller
No birds on nest, no incubation activity, possible predation of nest. Adult Bald Eagle in area

05/17/2020 by Cove Dweller
Indeterminate for incubation vs clutch hatch

04/28/2020 by Cove Dweller
Incubation Noted

04/19/2020 by Cove Dweller
Indeterminate for incubation, possible continued nest building.

03/27/2020 by Cove Dweller
1 adult on nest. Nest building

07/26/2019 by Cove Dweller
Nest empty presumed nestlings fledged mid-July

07/09/2019 by Cove Dweller
2 large nestlings observed

06/25/2019 by Cove Dweller
two nestlings observed

06/11/2019 by Cove Dweller
Nestling tending. number unknown at this time

05/30/2019 by Cove Dweller
Extrapolated clutch hatch date

05/01/2019 by Cove Dweller
Incubating

04/18/2019 by Cove Dweller
Female incubating eggs

08/10/2018 by Cove Dweller
Two birds on nest as boat approached, both flew off nest. All nestlings have fledged.

07/27/2018 by Cove Dweller
1 of 3 nestlings fledged. posted picture of 2 others, one doing flight testing.

07/18/2018 by Cove Dweller
3 large chicks, should fledge soon.

07/11/2018 by Cove Dweller
Increased the number of nestlings to 3.

06/27/2018 by Cove Dweller
Continued nest tending, 2 chicks observed.

06/20/2018 by Cove Dweller
Nest & chick tending, 2 large chicks observed

06/13/2018 by Cove Dweller
2 chicks observed in nest

06/05/2018 by Cove Dweller
Chick(s) feeding. Hatch date extrapolated from observations.

05/23/2018 by Cove Dweller
Continued incubation

05/16/2018 by Cove Dweller
Continued incubation

05/07/2018 by Cove Dweller
Definite incubation, may have started 1 week prior.

04/23/2018 by Cove Dweller
2 adults in nest, no incubation noted

04/15/2018 by Cove Dweller
Nest Building

07/23/2017 by Cove Dweller
2 nestlings getting ready to fledge

06/26/2017 by Cove Dweller
2 nestlings observed

06/04/2017 by Cove Dweller
Possible continued incubation. Will check nest in a few days

05/13/2017 by Cove Dweller
Continued incubation

04/30/2017 by Cove Dweller
Continued incubation

04/14/2017 by Cove Dweller
Nest building

03/27/2017 by Cove Dweller
Pair at nest

06/09/2016 by Cove Dweller
Female at side of nest with wings slightly spread

05/16/2016 by Cove Dweller
Continued egg incubation

04/24/2016 by Cove Dweller
Egg laying extrapolated as halfway though week

04/17/2016 by Cove Dweller
Mating pair together on nest

04/06/2016 by Cove Dweller
Arrived before posted arrival date (date unknown) observed nest building