Nest #6647

Nickname: Boyd Hill Field Loop
Nest substrate: Live Tree
Nest Location Description: From Boyd Hill, if you are on the junction of Center and Field loop close to the road, you will see this nest in a live tree on the other side of the fence. If looking from outside of Boyd Hill, it can be seen from Fairway Ave S past the youth soccer field.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Eckerd College, Florida Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 27.7346687721982
Longitude: -82.6632862901687
Followers: None

Past Seasons

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

Activity reports

2017 Nest Activity Report by MaryK
Adult arrival 02/11/2017 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 03/23/2017 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

04/20/2018 by Eileen
Nest present, female in nest with fledglings!

04/13/2018 by Eileen
Nest present, female sitting low in nest - incubating

04/06/2018 by Eileen
Nest present, male and female at nest, feeding on something, possible incubation

12/08/2017 by Eileen
Nest present, male flew into nest while observing

12/01/2017 by Eileen
Nest present, male perched in nest but flew away within 2 minutes

11/24/2017 by Eileen
Nest present, female and male in nest, 1 adult flying about 300 feet away

11/17/2017 by Eileen
Nest present, male in nest

11/10/2017 by Eileen
Nest present, 2 males flying nearby ~300 feet

11/03/2017 by Eileen
Nest present, no osprey nearby

10/27/2017 by Eileen
Nest present, no osprey nearby

10/20/2017 by Eileen
Nest present, no osprey nearby

10/13/2017 by Eileen
Nest present, male flying ~400 feet away

10/06/2017 by Eileen
Nest present, no osprey nearby

09/29/2017 by Eileen
Nest present, no osprey nearby

09/21/2017 by Eileen
Nest present, 2 males flying within ~150 feet of nest

07/19/2017 by Eileen
Nest present but small. No osprey in or nearby nest

05/04/2017 by MaryK
The male was on a branch and the female was standing by the nest. Possibility for chicks to have hatched but could not see any.

04/27/2017 by MaryK
The female was incubating and the male was eating on lower branches. After a few minutes the male returned to the nest, but then flew off with the fish.

04/20/2017 by MaryK
The female was incubating, the male was perched in a newly tree. No activity from either.

04/12/2017 by MaryK
The female was incubating and the male was preening on a branch lower on the tree. Little activity from either.

04/05/2017 by MaryK
Female was incubating, the male was eating and preening lower down on the tree.

03/23/2017 by MaryK
One was sitting low in nest, another was in the tree facing away from me. Neither moved during my watch.

03/16/2017 by MaryK
One osprey was lying low in the nest, perhaps incubating. Mate was not seen or heard.

03/08/2017 by MaryK
Female in nest, looking alert and preening. Male not seen in area.