Nest #897

Nickname: Old Crystal Bay Road - Maxwell's Bay Marsh
Nest substrate: Osprey Nest Platform
Nest Location Description: Nest platform located in a marshy area between Old Crystal Bay Road and Maxwell's Bay.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups:
Latitude: 44.9587862941705
Longitude: -93.5927247619629
Followers: None

Past Seasons

Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2013 2012

Activity reports

2012 Nest Activity Report by Robert
Adult arrival 04/09/2012 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying 04/20/2012 Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 04/27/2012 Nest failure 06/11/2012
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure other
2013 Nest Activity Report by Robert
Adult arrival 04/08/2013 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

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

04/08/2013 by Robert
Two ospreys present. Male perched on platform. Second adult perched in distant tree. Unable to read bands or confirm gender of second osprey.

04/08/2013 by Robert
Ignore second 4/8 post. Two adults were present.

04/08/2013 by Robert
Nest vacant - 4/8

08/03/2012 by Robert
This nest failed for 2012 season. Looks like one of the parents brought landscaping material back to the nest. And it covered the eggs for a while causing incubation to stop and the eggs to fail.

04/27/2012 by Robert
Brief visit on way to work. Female incubating on nest. Male came by to drop off breakfast. Then flew off to perch nearby.

04/19/2012 by Robert
Brief visit on 4/18. Female appears to be incubating. Male was perched in tree at edge of marsh.

04/10/2012 by Robert
Osprey pair present at site - 4/10 AM