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Nest Location Description:
On Hill Field Lake on Dataw Island 06-04-18 Nest has considerably increased in size - two adults. 06-29-18 Nest building continues cannot tell if chick is present. 07-26-18 Nest active, adults close by, cannot see chick, if present. 08-11-18 May have seen a chick. Adults are close by. 05-21-19 Adults not present. 06-06-19 Nest active, two adults present. 06-21-19 Bird sitting. 07-06-19 No birds present. 07-20-19 Same as last observation - no birds visible, nest seems intact. 08-20-19 No birds visible, nest intact.
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Has now become a high lookout for a heron.
Birds and nest gone - will suspend this nest.
Birds not present. No attempt to rebuild the nest.
Birds were not present and appear to have stopped construction of a new nest. Will consider dropping this nest if there is no activity by next visit.
3-24-20 An interesting nest located in a very tall dead tree overlooking a lake. Nest does not appear to be large enough - will be interesting to watch.