Nest #7505

Nickname: #6 pickle ball court couple Ft Monroe
Nest substrate: Utility Pole
Nest Location Description: sitting on a wood utility pole in a tennis/pickle ball court.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Virginia Master Naturalist
Latitude: 37.0176697
Longitude: -76.2994357
Followers: None

Past Seasons

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

Activity reports

2019 Nest Activity Report by roxymach
Adult arrival 04/02/2019 Nestlings 2
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 2
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging 08/14/2019
Egg laying Chicks last observed 08/15/2019
Incubation initiation 05/10/2019 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2020 Nest Activity Report by roxymach
Adult arrival 03/10/2020 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying 04/20/2020 Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 04/20/2020 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 05/25/2020 Reason for nest failure

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

05/08/2020 by roxymach
Male on nest with female in near tree. They quickly exchanged positions with female on nest

03/20/2020 by roxymach
Both mail and female at nest site with female on the nest. Male is near by pole with a whole captured fish. He takes off circles twice and land in a nearby tree. Eating the fish.

08/05/2019 by roxymach
recently seen a week ago the parent covering the nest/nestlings from the sun with her wings. Appeared to be two babies. this week again I see them in the nest but can only see one standing in the nest. and hour later the parent is shading them from the sun.

07/18/2019 by roxymach
two chicks in nest. parent is shading them with her wings from the hot sun

06/03/2019 by roxymach
sitting low in nest. male came up to nest

05/21/2019 by roxymach
sitting lower in nest this day

05/16/2019 by roxymach
sitting on nest but sits higher than i would think for eggs.

05/03/2019 by roxymach
both sitting on top of nest

04/26/2019 by roxymach
no activity at the Pickle Ball nest. an hour later I observed they both are on the nest.

04/24/2019 by roxymach
the nest weathered the storm with some stick loss. workers are cleaning the courts. the pair flew off nest consequently.

04/18/2019 by roxymach
this pair is dedicated to this site on an old wooden utility pole in a Pickle Ball court but they are not building up the nest! strange. will see if it progresses.