Nest #6760

Nickname: Canal Center Plaza
Nest substrate: Channel Marker
Nest Location Description: Nest located on Green Channel Marker "1FM". Excellent viewing location on Virginia side with a walkway and bench in Canal Center Plaza. Lat-Long is for the bench/observation area on Virginia side. Was told about this nest by high school crew team members that row on the Potomac.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Chesapeake Bay Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 38.8149
Longitude: -77.0377
Followers: None

Past Seasons

Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2017

Activity reports

2017 Nest Activity Report by GM
Adult arrival Nestlings 2
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 05/19/2017 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

07/19/2017 by GM
Two nestlings observed in the nest with one adult osprey. Unknown if they have fledged yet.

05/23/2017 by GM
One osprey sitting low in the nest. Second osprey observed traveling back and forth from nest to shoreline picking up branches and adding them to nest.

05/19/2017 by GM
One osprey sitting very low in nest (incubation behavior). A second osprey seen flying in the vicinity.

05/08/2017 by GM
Single osprey observed on nest at approximately 7:30 am.

04/23/2017 by GM
Observation of nest initiated approximately 8 am. Two osprey sighted just to the north of nest. One of the two osprey seen in conflict with smaller black bird (possibly crow). See photograph.

04/20/2017 by GM
Two Osprey sighted in nest around 8:30 am.