Nest #7530

Nickname: Parkway K31.5
Nest substrate: Dead Tree
Nest Location Description: Nest is located at approximately 31.5 km on Colonial Parkway on the shoreline of "The Thoroughfare".
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Virginia Master Naturalist
Latitude: 37.215327361288
Longitude: -76.7474034047127
Followers: None

Past Seasons

Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2019

Activity reports

2019 Nest Activity Report by ChrisC
Adult arrival 04/20/2019 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active   First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
Nest Activity Report by ChrisC
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active   First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure 06/27/2021
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure unknown reason

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

07/31/2021 by ChrisC
Nest empty, no Ospreys nearby.

07/25/2021 by ChrisC
Female perched above the nest. No Osprey other seen in nest or nearby.

07/23/2021 by ChrisC
Nest empty, no Ospreys nearby.

07/18/2021 by ChrisC
Female perched above the nest. No Osprey other seen in nest or nearby.

07/10/2021 by ChrisC
Nest empty, no Ospreys nearby. Abandoned?

07/03/2021 by ChrisC
Female perched above the nest. Not interacting with it. Later, no Osprey seen in nest or nearby. Nest looks a little dilapidated.

06/27/2021 by ChrisC
Nest seems empty at first (perhaps sat out of sight). Then female clearly seen sat on nest.

06/19/2021 by ChrisC
Female on nest. Some movement, but no chicks seen.

06/12/2021 by ChrisC
Female on nest, sat quite low.

06/06/2021 by ChrisC
Female on nest, sat low. Male on Duck blind R8 (Nest #4)

05/31/2021 by ChrisC
Female on nest, sat low. Male in nearby tree.

07/14/2019 by ChrisC
Two Ospreys perched on branch above the nest.

07/06/2019 by ChrisC
Nest and tree empty.

06/30/2019 by ChrisC
Nest and tree empty.

06/27/2019 by ChrisC
One Osprey perched on branch above the nest. Later, nest and tree empty.

06/23/2019 by ChrisC
One Osprey perched on branch near the nest.

06/21/2019 by ChrisC
One Osprey perched on branch below the nest. Later, perched on the nest

06/16/2019 by ChrisC
Nest empty. One Opsprey perched on nearby branch. Other adult Osprey arrives with a fish, perches nearby and starts eating. No attempt to go to the nest.

06/13/2019 by ChrisC
One Osprey stood on the nest.

05/18/2019 by ChrisC
One Osprey low in nest. Other visits after a while

05/12/2019 by ChrisC
One Osprey low in nest. Other visiting occasionally

05/05/2019 by ChrisC
One Osprey low in nest at first. Later both Ospreys near nest eating. One flies off, other circles around, lands on nest and continues eating.

05/04/2019 by ChrisC
One Osprey low in nest

04/24/2019 by ChrisC
At first, one Osprey perched just below the nest. Later, a second arrives with nesting material and settles on the nest.

04/21/2019 by ChrisC
Two Ospreys on tree, each brings nesting material.

04/20/2019 by ChrisC
One Osprey perched on tree, other bringing nesting material. Small nest developing.