Nest #6791

Nickname:
Nest substrate: Osprey Nest Platform
Nest Location Description: East of first crescent of Wildlife Drive in Little Blackwater River.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Chesapeake Bay Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 38.4427283986273
Longitude: -76.0907336573563
Followers: None

Past Seasons

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

Activity reports

2017 Nest Activity Report by Juniper
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 05/06/2017 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2018 Nest Activity Report by Miles
Adult arrival Nestlings 2
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2018 Nest Activity Report by isabel
Adult arrival Nestlings 3
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2019 Nest Activity Report by Carly Sharp
Adult arrival Nestlings 0
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2019 Nest Activity Report by Megan Organist
Adult arrival Nestlings 0
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure unknown reason

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

08/06/2019 by Megan Organist
One adult present at start of survey. It attempted to catch a fish, failed, and roosted in a pine along the shore.

07/30/2019 by Megan Organist
One adult

07/26/2019 by Megan Organist
No activity

07/22/2019 by Megan Organist
No activity

07/17/2019 by Megan Organist
No activity what so ever

07/12/2019 by Megan Organist
Nest empty at time of arrival for observation. One osprey landed later, but was alone and did not appear to be tending to chicks

06/25/2019 by Carly Sharp
The platform was empty, no parents or chicks visible.

06/13/2019 by Megan Organist
Observed both parents in nest, feeding chicks pieces of a fish.

05/31/2019 by Megan Organist
Breeding pair observed in nest with two chicks. More often than not, one adult would pull meat from an unidentified carcass and give it to the other adult, who would them give it to the chicks.

05/31/2019 by Carly Sharp
Both parents occupying the nest, 2 new chicks have hatched. Parents feeding chicks and eating themselves.