Nest #7959

Nickname: Osprey House osprey nest
Nest substrate: Osprey Nest Platform
Nest Location Description: The nest is at the eastern end of the car park at Osprey House Environment Centre. This nest is occupied by Australian Ospreys, they are a resident species. The nest pole at Osprey House was planted on 30 August 2006 with 1 overhead monitoring camera. In 2014 an additional side mounted camera added. Monitoring station in visitors Centre. The first osprey pair at the nesting platform was a young pair arriving late in 2008. Since then there have been 8 pairings using the nest. The 8 pairings involved some ospreys having different mates in successive years. Those pairings comprised 11 different ospreys, 6 females and 5 males. All ospreys that have stayed at this nest carry strong indicators of being young adult when they arrived. There have been only 2 successfully fledged chicks. As of August 20, 2020 there is one chick of a clutch of 3, (2 fell from the nest), now into it 22nd day, feeding well and starting to exercise legs and wings.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups:
Latitude: -27.2770914309549
Longitude: 153.038864836979
Followers: None

Past Seasons

Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006

Activity reports

Nest Activity Report by OspreysinOz
Adult arrival 01/01/2020 Nestlings 3
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying 06/16/2020 Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 06/16/2020 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 07/29/2020 Reason for nest failure
2019 Nest Activity Report by OspreysinOz
Adult arrival 01/01/2019 Nestlings 2
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying 08/08/2019 Chicks last observed 10/10/2019
Incubation initiation 08/08/2019 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 09/21/2019 Reason for nest failure
2018 Nest Activity Report by OspreysinOz
Adult arrival 01/01/2018 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 1
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging 12/11/2018
Egg laying 08/21/2018 Chicks last observed 04/20/2020
Incubation initiation 08/23/2018 Nest failure 10/02/2018
Clutch hatching 10/02/2018 Reason for nest failure
2017 Nest Activity Report by OspreysinOz
Adult arrival 01/01/2017 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active   First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure 06/26/2017
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure nest destroyed during storm
2016 Nest Activity Report by OspreysinOz
Adult arrival 01/01/2016 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active   First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure 06/25/2016
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure nest destroyed during storm
2015 Nest Activity Report by OspreysinOz
Adult arrival 01/01/2015 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 OspreysinOz
Adult arrival 01/01/2013 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
2014 Nest Activity Report by OspreysinOz
Adult arrival 03/04/2014 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
2012 Nest Activity Report by OspreysinOz
Adult arrival 01/01/2012 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 0
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying 07/15/2012 Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 07/15/2012 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 08/23/2012 Reason for nest failure
2011 Nest Activity Report by OspreysinOz
Adult arrival 01/01/2011 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying 08/27/2011 Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 08/27/2011 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 10/06/2011 Reason for nest failure chicks died within days of hatch
2010 Nest Activity Report by OspreysinOz
Adult arrival 01/01/2010 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying 07/01/2010 Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure 08/06/2010
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure eggs or young killed by predator
2009 Nest Activity Report by OspreysinOz
Adult arrival 01/01/2009 Nestlings 1
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 1
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging 09/08/2009
Egg laying 05/25/2009 Chicks last observed 04/28/2010
Incubation initiation 05/25/2009 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 07/03/2009 Reason for nest failure
2008 Nest Activity Report by OspreysinOz
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
2007 Nest Activity Report by OspreysinOz
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
2006 Nest Activity Report by OspreysinOz
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

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

08/20/2020 by OspreysinOz
Ospreys Hope (forward) & George (behind) early in the morning with the remaining chick from a clutch of 3 are on alert while Torresian Crows circle above.