Nest #7537

Nickname: Parkway Farm
Nest substrate: Dead Tree
Nest Location Description: Nest is located on Colonial Parkway across the road from the barn at Spreading Gospel Farm.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Virginia Master Naturalist
Latitude: 37.213515989635
Longitude: -76.7252537226677
Followers: None

Activity reports

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

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

07/20/2019 by ChrisC
Juvenile sat high on the nest, female perched next to the nest. Juvenile is preening itself. Male flies in and perches in the branches above for a few minutes, then flies off.

07/14/2019 by ChrisC
One adult (female) on nest with wings slightly spread apart (shading?). No chick visible.

07/06/2019 by ChrisC
Female on nest apparently feeding herself. After several minutes the chick raises its head, and gets some food.

06/30/2019 by ChrisC
Female on nest with wings slightly spread apart (shading?). Male perched on branch a few feet away. No chick visible.

06/27/2019 by ChrisC
Female Osprey on the nest. Male arrives with a fish. After a few moments one chick pops its head up. Male leaves the nest and perches nearby. Female feeds herself and the chick. Only one chick seen.

06/23/2019 by ChrisC
One Osprey in the nest. Wings slightly spread - shading? Flies off and circles the nest for a while, dipping in the river, then returns.

06/21/2019 by ChrisC
One Osprey stood to one side in the nest. One chick occasionally seen

06/16/2019 by ChrisC
Nest empty. One Osprey circling around - not fishing, not landing on nest.

06/13/2019 by ChrisC
One Osprey stood to one side in the nest. Another perched close by. Bird on nest flies off briefly, then returns. No sign of chicks.

05/18/2019 by ChrisC
One Osprey stood in nest for a few minutes. Reaches into nest (turning eggs?) then settles down low.

05/12/2019 by ChrisC
One Osprey sat low on the nest.

05/05/2019 by ChrisC
One Osprey sat low on the nest.

04/27/2019 by ChrisC
One Osprey sat low on the nest.

04/21/2019 by ChrisC
Two Ospreys perched near established nest