Nest #6779

Nickname: Solar Farm Power Pole
Nest substrate: Utility Pole
Nest Location Description: Nest is on manmade platform on top of the utility pole connecting the landfill solar farm power to the grid.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: New Jersey Osprey Project
Latitude: 40.4912335002422
Longitude: -74.3582588098264
Followers: None

Past Seasons

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

Activity reports

2017 Nest Activity Report by KevinR
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching 06/23/2017 Reason for nest failure

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

06/07/2019 by KevinR
Hatching occurred! Adult seen feeding chicks (chicks not visible over the nest rim).

06/06/2019 by KevinR
one osprey observing incubating eggs in this nest today.

06/06/2019 by KevinR
Plastic streamers are hinging out the side of the nest. The ospreys obviously used waste plastic material in building the nest.

05/31/2019 by KevinR
One osprey observed incubating eggs in the nest.

05/24/2019 by KevinR
An osprey was observed sitting in the nest as if incubating.

05/15/2019 by KevinR
No osprey activity as of 5/15

05/25/2018 by KevinR
no adults preset, one chick observed

05/24/2018 by KevinR
one adult observed on nest - could not see any chicks

04/01/2018 by KevinR
No activity on this nest yet this year.

06/24/2017 by KevinR
There be chicks in the nest! Saw both adults on the nest, with at least one chick.

06/15/2017 by KevinR
One osprey is still sitting on eggs in nest.

06/09/2017 by KevinR
Adult still sitting on nest incubating. No 2nd adult observed.

06/01/2017 by KevinR
6/1 Osprey is still incubating eggs.

05/20/2017 by KevinR
Could not see into nest, but an adult kept roosting at the nest, and then flying around the nest to indicate incubation was happening in the nest.