Nest #7145

Nickname: 173-B-037
Nest substrate: Osprey Nest Platform
Nest Location Description: Found after being reported as damaged and in need of repair. Platform is leaning. - April 2018.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: New Jersey Osprey Project
Latitude: 39.1922673939743
Longitude: -74.6631499743462
Followers: None

Past Seasons

Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2018

Activity reports

2018 Nest Activity Report by Ben Wurst
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 04/24/2018 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2018 Nest Activity Report by Cuosprey
Adult arrival Nestlings 3
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 3
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching 05/26/2018 Reason for nest failure

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

09/08/2018 by Cuosprey
As of 2 weeks ago only 2 birds at nest. Mom seems to be gone. I think the other 2 young are nearby. I think we will be empty nesters soon.

08/05/2018 by Cuosprey
They are flying a lot these days- often onl2 at nest.at sunset there were 4 at nest, perhaps the last one came back later. Many times saw them flying in circles overhead “talking” to each other

07/05/2018 by
On 7-8 saw one of the chicks on the post rather than the nest, making me think it had flown. But on 7-9 I saw at least one, probably two flying around nest area. Mom joined them and even demonstrated how to dive into the marsh water.

07/05/2018 by Cuosprey
Red letter day. Banned the chicks- unforgettable! All 3 alive and healthy. Noticed yesterday that mom feels comfortable enough to leave nestlings alone long enough to get them wet grass.

07/02/2018 by Cuosprey
The chicks are getting very large- all 3 look healthy. Mother is doing he4 best to provide shade and wet vegetation to keep chicks cool in these hot days. All 3 nestlings look healthy and active

06/25/2018 by Cuosprey
Definitely 3 chicks all of whom seem strong. They seem curious and at least one is often visible near the edge of nest checking out the world

06/23/2018 by Cuosprey
Things are going well in nest - definitely 2 perhaps nestlings who are showing their heads more regularly. I noticed last weekend that mom n dad are comfortable enough that they don’t need to have one of them in nest with the young at all times, tho one of them is always nearby on the nest post.

05/26/2018 by Cuosprey
Saw both male and female in nest feasting and feeding- saw different activity than in the past and saw a chick head

04/27/2018 by Ben Wurst
Visited site on 4/24. Pair inc. Nest leaning, but will wait to fix until after young hatch and are around 2 weeks old. Will post photos shortly.