Nickname
Bedford Commons
Coordinates
(44.7509, -63.6391)
Substrate
Inactive Utility Pole
Description
This nest is situated across from a new and very busy retail development park. I initially referred to it as the “Walmart Nest” – some of my osprey friends will recognize that name – as it was one of the first retailers to move into this park.
Followers
None
What to look for
Review All Observations
2014 - OspreyEyes
aAdult Arrival4/17/14
aOccupiedYes
aActive
bEgg Laying
bIncubation Initiation5/8/14
cClutch Hatching6/16/14
dNestlings
eFledglings
eFirst Chick Fledging
fChicks Last Observed
xNest Failure
xReason For Nest Failure

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Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2014

Activity reports

2014 Nest Activity Report by OspreyEyes
Adult arrival04/17/2014Nestlings
Nest OccupiedYesFledglings
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed
Incubation initiation05/08/2014Nest failure
Clutch hatching06/16/2014Reason for nest failure

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Nesting Diaries

06/16/2014 by OspreyEyes
Talk about timing! Just as I got to the nest site, the male flew to the nest with dinner :) The female was observed feeding chick(s).

06/01/2014 by OspreyEyes
Osprey observed to be incubating.

04/17/2014 by OspreyEyes
Arrived to find the pair at home. The gentleman who owns a wood lot next to the nest informed me that they both returned about mid-morning.

03/29/2014 by OspreyEyes
On April 21, 2013, I observed the pair engaged in a territorial distribute with another osprey. It would seem no one claimed victory as the nest was later found to be abandoned.