Nest #6446

Nickname: POQR 3
Nest substrate: Osprey Nest Platform
Nest Location Description: In Poquoson River east of POQR 2
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Virginia Master Naturalist
Latitude: 37.1663474854423
Longitude: -76.4074583835144
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 Nestlings 2
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 2
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging 08/24/2016
Egg laying Chicks last observed 08/30/2016
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching 06/22/2016 Reason for nest failure
2017 Nest Activity Report by Cove Dweller
Adult arrival 04/02/2017 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 04/26/2017 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2018 Nest Activity Report by Cove Dweller
Adult arrival 04/15/2018 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 05/16/2018 Nest failure 07/18/2018
Clutch hatching 06/17/2018 Reason for nest failure unknown reason
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 05/01/2019 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 06/15/2019 Reason for nest failure
2020 Nest Activity Report by Cove Dweller
Adult arrival 03/20/2020 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active   First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure 05/17/2020
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure unknown reason

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries


05/26/2020 by Cove Dweller
Empty Nest

04/19/2020 by Cove Dweller
Indeterminate for incubation. One bird sitting but not laying in nest.

03/27/2020 by Cove Dweller
2 adults on nest when boat approached, 1 flew off. Extrapolated arrival date.

07/26/2019 by Cove Dweller
2 Nestlings testing wings for flight

07/09/2019 by Cove Dweller
2 nestlings observed

06/25/2019 by Cove Dweller
Nestling tending, nestlings too small to see Hatch date extrapolated

06/11/2019 by Cove Dweller
Incubating

05/30/2019 by Cove Dweller
Incubating

04/18/2019 by Cove Dweller
Nest tending

04/18/2019 by Cove Dweller
Partial nest, no birds noted

07/18/2018 by Cove Dweller
Definite nest failure, reason unknown.

07/11/2018 by Cove Dweller
Indeterminate, no adult or chicks seen

07/05/2018 by Cove Dweller
Nest tending but still unable to observe chicks. Mother looking down in nest, and reluctant to leave nest when boat approached

06/27/2018 by Cove Dweller
Nest tending

06/20/2018 by Cove Dweller
Nest tending. Clutch hatch date extrapolated from last observed incubation date

06/13/2018 by Cove Dweller
Continued incubation

06/05/2018 by Cove Dweller
Continued incubation

05/23/2018 by Cove Dweller
Continued incubation

05/16/2018 by Cove Dweller
Definite incubation

05/07/2018 by Cove Dweller
Indeterminate for incubation, 1 bird on nest another close by. late nest in prior years

04/23/2018 by Cove Dweller
Only 1 adult at nest. Nest looks incomplete but has fledged chicks in past years looking the same way.

04/15/2018 by Cove Dweller
Nest Building

06/04/2017 by Cove Dweller
Abandoned nest.

05/13/2017 by Cove Dweller
Indeterminate, no Ospreys or nesting activity observed.

04/30/2017 by Cove Dweller
Incubation started since last observation

04/14/2017 by Cove Dweller
Nest building

08/30/2016 by Cove Dweller
2 chicks and 1 adult on nest 8/24/16. 2 chicks (one flew off) 8/30/16. Considered both chicks as having fledged, last entry for this nest

08/07/2016 by Cove Dweller
Two healthy looking nestlings looking like they should be ready to fledge soon.

06/09/2016 by Cove Dweller
Platform in Poquoson River, seems to be late nest with on going egg incubation