Nest #6897

Nickname: Seatack Home Base Light
Nest substrate: Utility Pole
Nest Location Description: Atop light pole over Seatack baseball field's home base.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Virginia Master Naturalist
Latitude: 36.8460600638518
Longitude: -75.9986819017483
Followers: None

Past Seasons

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

Activity reports

2017 Nest Activity Report by LauraLOVESbirds
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 1
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 LauraLOVESbirds
Adult arrival Nestlings 2
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 2
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging 07/11/2018
Egg laying Chicks last observed 07/28/2018
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
Nest Activity Report by LauraLOVESbirds
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

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

04/02/2019 by LauraLOVESbirds
7.10 AM Osprey in nest. Sunrise was at 6.48 AM. 46°F

07/28/2018 by LauraLOVESbirds
1pm: Full-sized immature eating in nest. Vocalized, and then flew off nest towards trees. Parents and second chick not present.

07/28/2018 by LauraLOVESbirds
4:42pm: Osprey perched on light over second base.

07/26/2018 by LauraLOVESbirds
8:45am: Osprey in nest

07/26/2018 by LauraLOVESbirds
5:14pm: Osprey in nest. 85°F

07/24/2018 by LauraLOVESbirds
4:40pm: Full-sized immature osprey alone and eating in the nest. Feather tips were white. (Will upload photo.) Looked all over and did not see either adult or the second immature osprey. 75°F and raining

07/19/2018 by LauraLOVESbirds
7:15pm: Adult and full-sized immature. Still has speckled feather. Both birds perched on light in baseball field’s outfield.

07/18/2018 by LauraLOVESbirds
5.05pm: nest empty.

07/16/2018 by LauraLOVESbirds
2.45pm: empty nest. Believing second chick fledged like first. 87°F

07/12/2018 by LauraLOVESbirds
4.15pm: 1 adult and full sized chick in nest over home plate. Second full sized chick perched on adjacent light over 1st base. Second adult perched on light over second base.

07/11/2018 by LauraLOVESbirds
5pm: only one of two adult-sized chicks in the nest

07/10/2018 by LauraLOVESbirds
4;15pm: 2 chicks still present and now as large as adults. 87°F

06/07/2018 by LauraLOVESbirds
2:35pm: at least 2 chicks in nest with adult. Uploaded 2 photos. 73°F.

06/01/2018 by LauraLOVESbirds
1:50pm: Adult at nest. 84°F

05/03/2018 by LauraLOVESbirds
7:20am: nest built, but empty at the time

05/03/2018 by LauraLOVESbirds
7:48am: empty nest. No sign of adult osprey. 68°F

04/04/2018 by LauraLOVESbirds
1:18pm: adult osprey in nest. 79°F, cloudy and SSW wind at 26 mph

07/30/2017 by LauraLOVESbirds
11:35am - Immature still in nest. Did not see adult today. Young Osprey took practice flight around the ball field and back to the nest. Twice. 75°F (Unseasonably cool temperatures...)

07/29/2017 by LauraLOVESbirds
12:05pm - Immature Osprey in nest on ballpark light over home base. Adult on nearby light behind second base. 78°F