Nest #6438

Nickname: 111-A-031 (CI-5)
Nest substrate: Osprey Nest Platform
Nest Location Description: Blue and White Trail, Right Side, Further toward end of island than bird blind.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: New Jersey Osprey Project
Latitude: 39.9847132310791
Longitude: -74.1183922117575
Followers: None

Past Seasons

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

Activity reports

2016 Nest Activity Report by Cattus Island County Park
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied No 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 Cattus Island County Park
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied No Fledglings
Nest Active   First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2018 Nest Activity Report by Cattus Island County Park
Adult arrival 04/11/2018 Nestlings 0
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 04/11/2018 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2019 Nest Activity Report by Cattus Island County Park
Adult arrival 04/01/2019 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging 08/01/2019
Egg laying 05/06/2019 Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 05/20/2019 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

One very vocal chick is observed perched on a nearby tree close to the nest area. It calls for nearly the whole duration of the observation.

One juvenile is present in the nest, alone. No other individuals are present in the area.

Female is present, sitting on the nest, appears to be brooding. Male calls from his perch in a dead cedar tree. No activity overall is noted

One individual observed, standing with spread wings. It appears to be moving things around in the nest

Pair observed in the nest. Male flies off and female remains in the nest

No activity

No individuals observed

Male and female both present in the nest

Male and female both present in the nest

One individual, sex or age unidentifiable, present in the nest.

Male and female are noted to be present in the nest. They appear to be engaged in feeding behaviors, though no chicks are clearly evident. They remain still and silent for the duration of the observation

One individual is seen on the perch pole, none are observed in the nest. There are no visible chicks. Towards the end of the observation, there is brief calling that lasts for less than a minute.

Unoccupied nest; soaring individual is observed nearby. After a short while a confirmed male flies in with catch and begins to eat on the perch pole

Female is present with two apparent chicks. Male remains on the perch pole calling to the nest. Female begins to join in after a short while.

Both individuals seen perched on either side of the nest. They remain still and quiet for the duration of the observation.

Two individuals sit on the opposite side of the marsh, relatively far away from this nest, but still in the vicinity. Female is unconfirmed to be in the nest, better magnification is needed to make an accurate statement. Male of the pair may be part of the two perched group.

Male and female of this nest perched far away near nest #6437 (CI4) in separate trees. Nest is vacant. Possible nest abandonment.

Male and female present. Male is seen flying over the nest, while female occupies the nest.

Male sitting on the perch of the nest.

male present sitting on the perch of the nest

Female is present, sitting in the nest.

Male and female present. One sits on the extended "V" perch, and one is in the nest.

This nest has been empty the last two years :( We hope to have occupants next year!