Nest #7286

Nickname: 042-B-005
Nest substrate: cell phone tower
Nest Location Description: Vince Lombardi Nest. This nest is right off Interstate 95 at the entrance of the Vince Lombardi rest stop coming from the north side of the highway leading south.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: New Jersey Osprey Project
Latitude: 40.8251734054305
Longitude: -74.0289356152801
Followers: None

Past Seasons

Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2020 2019 2018

Activity reports

2018 Nest Activity Report by jmac
Adult arrival Nestlings 1
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 jmac
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying 04/28/2018 Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 04/29/2018 Nest failure 06/15/2019
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure unknown reason
2020 Nest Activity Report by jmac
Adult arrival 04/02/2020 Nestlings 2
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 2
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging 07/27/2020
Egg laying 04/28/2020 Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 04/29/2018 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 06/04/2020 Reason for nest failure

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

07/27/2020 by jmac
The young continue in the nest with the male nearby. I think it is safe to assume that they can fly, just not ready to take off yet. The female seems to have left for the south.

07/19/2020 by jmac
clearly see two large nestlings in the nest today.

07/08/2020 by jmac
Hard to see, but eventually could make out at least two fledglings, good size

06/30/2020 by jmac
Still can't see a chick but the female was on the side of the nest and the male was on the tower. I'm sure that there are young in the nest

06/22/2020 by jmac
Female shading at least one chick, possibly two

06/07/2020 by jmac
Male next to nest, female in nest apparently feeding chicks

05/04/2020 by jmac
There is probably an incubating hen on this high, deep nest that I can't see. The male is always present near by on the tower for at least the last ten days.

04/13/2020 by jmac
Two pair fighting over the nest

04/05/2020 by jmac
An Osprey present and a new nest started. It's quite large already. Last year workers removed the nest, possibly with eggs in it, late in August. I will have to watch more closely this year

03/30/2020 by jmac
no activity at this nest site

06/14/2019 by jmac
I haven't seen any activity at this nest in three visits this week. It is a big nest, up high, but I should see some movement, but nothing. I think the nest may have failed, but won't call it for another week or two.

05/15/2019 by jmac
Could see female incubating

05/12/2019 by jmac
cold, rainy day. I observed the nest from the car for a good while and so no ospreys. I hope the female is incubating and the male was off sheltering somewhere.

04/29/2019 by jmac
the nest is large enough for incubatin and the female may well be. Male has been visible but not the female who wouldn't be if she were low in the nest

04/20/2019 by jmac
the pair continues to build the nest. it's starting to look like a nest. I hope the powers that be leave it alone

04/13/2019 by jmac
both birds working on the nest today; still have a long way to go

04/07/2019 by jmac
The pair is back just starting to rebuild the nest. we'll see if it is allowed to stay

03/31/2019 by jmac
This nest is no longer there. It appears it was removed by the power company. We'll see if the pair tries to rebuild

08/05/2018 by jmac
adult male and one chick at the nest today, chick should fledge soon.

07/29/2018 by jmac
Still only seeing one chick in this nest, but it is a big wide nest. The male brought a fish when I first got there, left and came back with a stick. Ate some of the fish with the chick

07/22/2018 by jmac
possibly two chicks. need some better views once they are a little bigger

07/15/2018 by jmac
could see one small head in the nest today

07/09/2018 by jmac
This nest was reported to Chris Takacs by a birder. Chris informed me. There were Osprey in the area last year, but I couldn't find the nest. There were a pair of birds at the nest and I believe there are chicks but I couldn't see any yet.