Paradise Bay
(39.0413, -74.7729)
Osprey Nest Platform
Stone Harbor Hole.
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2019 - Paradise2018 - Paradise2016 - Team Swainton
aAdult Arrival4/1/193/30/18
bEgg Laying
bIncubation Initiation4/11/18
cClutch Hatching5/15/18
eFirst Chick Fledging7/17/18
fChicks Last Observed6/21/16
xNest Failure4/29/196/21/16
xReason For Nest Failureunknown reasonnest destroyed during storm

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Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2019 2018 2016

Activity reports

2016 Nest Activity Report by Team Swainton
Adult arrivalNestlings2
Nest OccupiedYesFledglings
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed06/21/2016
Incubation initiationNest failure06/21/2016
Clutch hatchingReason for nest failurenest destroyed during storm
2018 Nest Activity Report by Paradise
Adult arrival03/30/2018Nestlings1
Nest OccupiedYesFledglings1
Nest Active First chick fledging07/17/2018
Egg layingChicks last observed
Incubation initiation04/11/2018Nest failure
Clutch hatching05/15/2018Reason for nest failure
2019 Nest Activity Report by Paradise
Adult arrival04/01/2019Nestlings
Nest OccupiedYesFledglings
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed
Incubation initiationNest failure04/29/2019
Clutch hatchingReason for nest failureunknown reason

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Nesting Diaries

05/08/2019 by Paradise
After seemingly losing their egg(s) around 4/29 the pair is spending the majority of their time in nest 175-B-021 located about 300 yards north. They still have a presence in this nest but it doesn't appear to be their primary summer home anymore.

04/23/2019 by Paradise
Robert is free from plastic. If anyone doesn't think single use plastics are an enormous problem look no further than an Osprey nest.

04/22/2019 by Paradise
It looks like Robert has plastic tangled around him. Not sure if it is inhibiting his flying so we'll keep an eye on him to see if he can shed himself of it

04/05/2019 by Paradise
We've come to know our pair as Robert and Cora. In the latest photo, Robert is on the post.

04/01/2019 by Paradise
Mom arrived today looking fantastic. I don't think she's happy that their summer home smells like seagull.

03/18/2019 by Paradise
He's back! Looking better than ever. Has some work to do around the house. About 13 days earlier than last year.

08/25/2018 by Paradise
Dad flew south after hanging out solo for a few days. The nest is officially closed for the season. There are a couple of Ospreys still in the area but most have left for their winter climes.

07/26/2018 by Paradise
Flying like a champ

07/10/2018 by Paradise
Testing wings today. Awaiting first flight

06/10/2018 by Paradise
Hatchling in the house! Walking around the nest pretty confidently. Must be a month old by now. First saw him/her yesterday although we figured they had a new one in there by all their activity.

04/15/2018 by Paradise
Hard to see, but she's hunkered down in the nest. Hopefully incubation is in full swing.

03/31/2018 by Paradise
Fresh fish for breakfast. Still wriggling.