Nest #6792

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Nest substrate: Osprey Nest Platform
Nest Location Description: South of second crescent of Wildlife Drive in marsh water.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Chesapeake Bay Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 38.4409143465905
Longitude: -76.1138703923187
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   First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 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 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
2019 Nest Activity Report by Carly Sharp
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied No Fledglings
Nest Active   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 3
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 3
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging 07/17/2019
Egg laying Chicks last observed 07/25/2019
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

08/06/2019 by Megan Organist
One fledgling in nest eating a fish. The other two fledglings were perched on dead trees nearby. One adult was observed perching on the posts that the terns usually occupy.

07/30/2019 by Megan Organist
Two fledglings observed in nest with one adult; the adult was feeding one of the fledglings pieces of fish. The other adult was observed flying around the nest and perching on a stump.

07/26/2019 by Megan Organist
All three fledglings observed in nest. Two were there upon arrival, the third flew in a couple of minutes later. One parent was observed on a dead tree stump near by.

07/22/2019 by Megan Organist
1 adult and 2 fledglings in nest; the third fledgling was perched on a dead tree a few meters away.

07/17/2019 by Megan Organist
One adult observed with two chicks, one of which was practicing beating its wings; the third chick has, presumably, fledged.

07/12/2019 by Megan Organist
All three, fully feathered chicks observed in nest; one parent was perched on a tree stump a few yards away.

06/25/2019 by Carly Sharp
Both adults present, three chicks present.

06/13/2019 by Megan Organist
Two adults observed feeding fish to three well feathered chicks

05/31/2019 by Carly Sharp
One Osprey at this nest. It appeared as if she was incubating eggs but I could not see for sure.

05/31/2019 by Megan Organist
One adult observed it nest. Its wings were out to the sides as if covering something, but no chicks were observed.