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Oyster Reef hole #17
Nest Location Description:
The nest is located on Oyster Reef Golf Course in Hilton Head Plantation on hole #17. It is in a dead tree on the right hand side 3/4 way down the fairway across the lagoon. It’s close to the lagoon by 5 Crepe Myrtle. Once you see it, you realize it’s fairly open to see with or without binoculars.
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First chick fledging
Chicks last observed
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Sandy P reports: Osprey seen, 1/17 and 2/9.
Sandy P reports: saw the Osprey sitting next to the nest.
Note: While we believe there was 1 chick, we can not confirm that it fledged.
Sandy P reports: nest empty, adults gone since July 7. Next year for them..
Sandy P reports: One adult Osprey in nest. No chick activity
Sandy P reports: 2 adults sitting on tree near the nest. No one in the nest. This was about 7;30 and it was. Lightly raining. I think if there were chicks, moma would be sitting on them for shelter ?...
Jeffry M reporting for Sandy P: #7474(Oyster Reef / Crepe Myrtle) - see pic All looks well with female on nest feeding chick(s) when I took pic. No idea how many chicks.
NOTE: Based on the evidence of Chicks on 5/23 but not on 5/16, we simply listed hatching as 5/23.
Sandy P reports: One adult in nest and one on tree. No signs of chicks yet....
Sandy P reports: Osprey still sitting on nest.
Sandy P reports: Osprey sitting in nest, other flew away. 7 pm NOTE: We assume by her flat back posture she is sitting on eggs.
This is a newly located, large nest found by observer Sandy P. Sandy reports: Both Ospreys were in it, but not sitting