Nest #790

Nickname: Green channel marker 31 Western Branch of the Lynnhaven River
Nest substrate: Channel Marker
Nest Location Description: Green Day Channel Marker in Western Branch of the Lynnhaven River. This location has been used by Osprey since 1998.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Virginia Aquarium, Chesapeake Bay Osprey Watchers, The Center for Conservation Biology
Latitude: 36.868714
Longitude: -76.110152
Followers: None

Past Seasons

Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012

Activity reports

2012 Nest Activity Report by Reese
Adult arrival 03/20/2012 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
2013 Nest Activity Report by LibbyM
Adult arrival Nestlings 3
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2014 Nest Activity Report by Reese
Adult arrival 04/02/2014 Nestlings 3
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 3
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2014 Nest Activity Report by Crystal
Adult arrival Nestlings 3
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 3
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2015 Nest Activity Report by Reese
Adult arrival 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
2015 Nest Activity Report by Crystal
Adult arrival Nestlings 2
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2016 Nest Activity Report by Reese
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied No Fledglings
Nest Active   First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2017 Nest Activity Report by Reese
Adult arrival Nestlings 1
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure 06/08/2017
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure unknown reason
2018 Nest Activity Report by Reese
Adult arrival Nestlings 3
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 1
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2019 Nest Activity Report by Reese
Adult arrival Nestlings 2
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure 05/20/2019
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure eggs or young killed by predator

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

07/12/2018 by Reese
July 11, 2018 - Banded one nestling with purple band 57/D. A second nestling was dead in the nest. Reason not known. A third nestling is missing from the nest.

05/19/2018 by Reese
May 17, 2018 - Three eggs

06/18/2015 by Crystal
2 chicks in nest.

06/02/2015 by Reese
Still 3 eggs as of May 27

05/27/2015 by Crystal
3 eggs in nest (all eggs dark)

05/07/2015 by Reese
Three eggs as of May 4, 2015. The female adult was banded by me in 2001.

05/04/2015 by Crystal
3 eggs in nest. 2 adults seen-female banded.

07/17/2014 by Crystal
3 chicks in nest about 7 weeks old.

07/17/2014 by Reese
Three chicks - photo July 17, 2014

06/26/2014 by Crystal
1 adult female not banded seen at nest with 3 chicks about 4 weeks old.

06/21/2013 by LibbyM
3-4 weeks. Adult female present.

04/29/2013 by OWadmin
Adult female here was banded 608-60757 as a nestling in 2001.

04/25/2013 by LibbyM
Two adults. 3 eggs.