Little Torch Key Nest
(24.6681, -81.3941)
Osprey Nest Platform
Nest is located on State Road 4A, Little Torch Key, FL, 0.2 miles north of U. S. Hwy 1 (Overseas Highway). Nest sits atop a nest platform on the west side of the road at 24.40.061 N, 81.23.637W.
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2016 - mudskipper
aAdult Arrival1/7/16
bEgg Laying
bIncubation Initiation
cClutch Hatching
eFirst Chick Fledging
fChicks Last Observed
xNest Failure
xReason For Nest Failure

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Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2016

Activity reports

2016 Nest Activity Report by mudskipper
Adult arrival01/07/2016Nestlings
Nest OccupiedYesFledglings
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed
Incubation initiationNest failure
Clutch hatchingReason for nest failure

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Nesting Diaries

01/10/2016 by mudskipper
Three birds are associated with this nest. I watched the nest beginning Jan 7. On that day, one bird spent only 5 minutes on the nest during an hour’s observation but 3 birds were in the area. Today, Jan. 10th, the nest was occupied by at least one bird for all but 5 minutes over a 45 minute period. Food was delivered to the nest 3 times and nesting material once. One bird remained on the nest while two soared nearby; no obvious interaction was seen between the non-nest sitting individuals.