Nest #7842

Nickname: Cottonwood HHP
Nest substrate: Live Tree
Nest Location Description: Located behind #23 Cottonwood in Hilton Head Plantation. The nest was seen from Dolphin Head Golf Course between hole 10 and hole 18 (lagoon in between).
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: LowCountry Institute
Latitude: 32.259417220176
Longitude: -80.7168828327318
Followers: None

Past Seasons

Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2020

Activity reports

2020 Nest Activity Report by CarolC
Adult arrival Nestlings 2
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 2
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching 05/16/2020 Reason for nest failure

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

07/24/2020 by CarolC
Pat R reports: The juveniles have fledged and the nest is now empty when I have checked it recently.

06/20/2020 by CarolC
Pat R reports: Saw two good sized ospreys squawking in nest #7842 NOTE: We assume these are two youngsters that may have hatched about a month ago.

06/06/2020 by CarolC
Pat R reports: I saw no activity at 7842 Hole 10 at DHGC

05/23/2020 by CarolC
Pat R. Reports: saw an adult sitting on a branch outside the nest

05/16/2020 by CarolC
Pat R reports: DHGC hole 10 may have had a head sticking up from the nest on Sat. May 16 NOTE: We guessed this might have been a hatchling. Probably correct since on 6/20 two "good sized" osprey were seen.

05/04/2020 by CarolC
Pat R. found this nest on May 3. Because it was just located, we have limited information on the nest prior to the start of monitoring.

05/03/2020 by CarolC
Pat R reports: I checked it out today and saw an osprey sitting on a branch, but couldn’t see anything in the nest from my point of view