Nest #6719

Nickname: Sayreville Power Plant
Nest substrate: Electric Switching Yard Tower
Nest Location Description: Switching yard tower in the closed JCP&L Sayreville power plant on the Raritan River. LAT 40o 28.81'N LON 074o 21.23'W
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: New Jersey Osprey Project
Latitude: 40.4802389532356
Longitude: -74.3537768469373
Followers: None

Past Seasons

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

Activity reports

2017 Nest Activity Report by KevinR
Adult arrival 04/02/2017 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active   First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure 04/16/2017
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure ospreys chased off by nearby bald eagles

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

06/06/2019 by KevinR
This nest no longer exists. The tower is clean of any nesting material, and when ospreys tried to nest here in 2017, nearby eagles drove them off.

06/09/2017 by KevinR
Nest is collapsing - it is now 1/2 the height it was two months ago.

05/14/2017 by KevinR
This nest is still empty - and starting to look a bit ratty.

05/04/2017 by KevinR
The ospreys are gone. Crows were observed on the nest today.

04/28/2017 by KevinR
The eagles seem to now be leaving the ospreys alone. An osprey is sitting in the nest today. No 2nd bird spotted.

04/15/2017 by KevinR
This nest did have an osprey on it last week, but a eagle pair is nesting only a quarter mile away, and the male eagle drove the ospreys off the nest. See the picture of the eagle on the nest after the eviction.