Nickname
Lighthouse
Coordinates
(36.8895, -76.1182)
Substrate
Osprey Nest Platform
Description
Back of Thoroughgood Cove near decorative lighthouse.... 3 eggs one chick survived ...flapping its wings...soon to fly off
Followers
None
What to look for
Review All Observations
2023 - KeriP2018 - Reese2017 - Snaps2016 - Reese2015 - Reese2015 - Crystal2014 - Crystal2013 - Crystal
aAdult Arrival3/15/17
aOccupiedYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYes
aActive
bEgg Laying
bIncubation Initiation
cClutch Hatching5/15/18
dNestlings12113
eFledglings123
eFirst Chick Fledging
fChicks Last Observed
xNest Failure6/14/23
xReason For Nest Failureunknown reason

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Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2023 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013

Activity reports

2013 Nest Activity Report by Crystal
Adult arrivalNestlings
Nest OccupiedYesFledglings3
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed
Incubation initiationNest failure
Clutch hatchingReason for nest failure
2014 Nest Activity Report by Crystal
Adult arrivalNestlings3
Nest OccupiedYesFledglings2
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed
Incubation initiationNest failure
Clutch hatchingReason for nest failure
2015 Nest Activity Report by Reese
Adult arrivalNestlings1
Nest OccupiedYesFledglings
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed
Incubation initiationNest failure
Clutch hatchingReason for nest failure
2015 Nest Activity Report by Crystal
Adult arrivalNestlings1
Nest OccupiedYesFledglings1
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed
Incubation initiationNest failure
Clutch hatchingReason for nest failure
2016 Nest Activity Report by Reese
Adult arrivalNestlings
Nest OccupiedNoFledglings
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed
Incubation initiationNest failure
Clutch hatchingReason for nest failure
2017 Nest Activity Report by Snaps
Adult arrival03/15/2017Nestlings
Nest OccupiedYesFledglings
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed
Incubation initiationNest failure
Clutch hatchingReason for nest failureunknown reason
2018 Nest Activity Report by Reese
Adult arrivalNestlings2
Nest OccupiedYesFledglings
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed
Incubation initiationNest failure
Clutch hatching05/15/2018Reason for nest failure
2023 Nest Activity Report by KeriP
Adult arrivalNestlings1
Nest OccupiedYesFledglings
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed
Incubation initiationNest failure06/14/2023
Clutch hatchingReason for nest failure

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

05/19/2018 by Reese
May 17, 2018 - 2 chicks about 3-4 days old. There were 3 eggs in nest on April 10, 2018 not in nest today.

06/19/2017 by Snaps
We have watched this best for years..last year 3 hatchlings 2 surviving chicks...previous year 3 chicks and all survived...total failure this year never saw any chicks...adults in disarray and even today are still copulating trying to breed

07/01/2015 by Crystal
1 fledgling 50+ days old--ready to fly, female at nest, male in tree

05/27/2015 by Crystal
Could not observe nest as tide was too low.

05/04/2015 by Crystal
3 eggs (whitish), 2 adults not banded

07/17/2014 by Crystal
2 juveniles seen at nest 45-50 days old.

06/26/2014 by Crystal
One adult present 3 juveniles 4-5 weeks old. Nest platform is too small.