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

Past Seasons

Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2019

Activity reports

2019 Nest Activity Report by ChrisC
Adult arrival Nestlings 1
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 1
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying 04/27/2019 Chicks last observed 08/25/2019
Incubation initiation 04/27/2019 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

09/08/2019 by ChrisC
Nest empty. Nothing seen nearby

09/07/2019 by ChrisC
Crows in nest and nearby trees.

09/01/2019 by ChrisC
One Osprey perched next to nest, looks like an adult

08/30/2019 by ChrisC
One bird perched next to nest (probably Osprey), disappears when I turn the bike around.

08/25/2019 by ChrisC
One Osprey perched on nest, flies off as I approach - looks like a juvenile.

08/23/2019 by ChrisC
One Osprey perched in nearby tree flies off as I approach, carrying a fish. Other Osprey heard nearby, but juvenile not identified

08/17/2019 by ChrisC
Juvenile perched to the side of nest, screeching.

08/11/2019 by ChrisC
One adult and one juvenile seen flying around and perching near the nest. Disturbed and skittish after an eagle passes by. Juvenile eventually perches next to nest, screeching

08/10/2019 by ChrisC
Adult Osprey on the nest. At least one other heard nearby.

08/04/2019 by ChrisC
Nest empty. Two adults perched nearby. Juvenile perched out of sight flies off and circles around.

08/02/2019 by ChrisC
Nest empty. Female adult perched next to nest. Male adult perched in top of nearby tree. No sign of a juvenile.

07/28/2019 by ChrisC
Nest empty. Three Ospreys seen flying around nearby. Possible juvenile amongst them.

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