Nest #8160

Nickname: IdleWildeCityIsland
Nest substrate: A top abandoned tree house
Nest Location Description: New nest located on the North East end of City Island on top of an abandoned "tiki hut" tree house set on a piling in Long Island Sound channel connecting to Eastchester Bay facing Orchard Beach in the Bronx. Following a request for input from the City Island community the suggested names "Siwanoy (f) and Harbor (m)" have been chosen. We have named the nest location IdleWild as it is on the in coming flight path of planes to JFK and LaGuardia Airports.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Long Island Osprey Watch
Latitude: 40.8577026465711
Longitude: -73.7904190628216
Followers: None

Past Seasons

Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2022 2021

Activity reports

2021 Nest Activity Report by CityIslandOsprey
Adult arrival 04/15/2021 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying 05/04/2021 Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 05/04/2021 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
Nest Activity Report by CityIslandOsprey
Adult arrival 03/25/2022 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

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

04/28/2021 by CityIslandOsprey
No incubation period of yet. But the female "Siwanoy" is seeming to continue to remain in the nest for longer periods of time.

04/27/2021 by CityIslandOsprey
"Siwanoy (f) is spending a bit more time at the nest the last two days particularly during the day with Harbor (m) during most of the procurement.

04/23/2021 by CityIslandOsprey
A day of hunting and nest rearranging.

04/22/2021 by CityIslandOsprey
The high winds did not to deter this nest, as they were observed swooping and diving sucessfully several times during the day.

04/21/2021 by CityIslandOsprey
Today Observed Behavior at the nest to indicate potential mating.