HHP-50 Old Fort Dr.
(32.2505, -80.7383)
Live Tree
50 Old Fort Drive--Hilton Head Plantation, on 11th Fairway of CCHH course
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2018 - CarolC2016 - CarolC
aAdult Arrival2/15/18
bEgg Laying
bIncubation Initiation5/1/18
cClutch Hatching
eFirst Chick Fledging
fChicks Last Observed
xNest Failure7/1/18
xReason For Nest Failureunknown reason

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Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2019 2018 2017 2016

Activity reports

2016 Nest Activity Report by CarolC
Adult arrivalNestlings
Nest OccupiedNoFledglings
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed
Incubation initiationNest failure
Clutch hatchingReason for nest failure
2018 Nest Activity Report by CarolC
Adult arrival02/15/2018Nestlings
Nest OccupiedYesFledglings
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed
Incubation initiation05/01/2018Nest failure07/01/2018
Clutch hatchingReason for nest failureunknown reason

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

08/09/2019 by CarolC
No nesting site here following tree removal.

02/27/2019 by CarolC
Observer Mary Ellen H reports the sad news that the tree was just taken down.

02/26/2019 by CarolC
observer Mary Ellen H reports: No activity on Old Fort nest. No birds either

02/15/2019 by CarolC
observer Mary Ellen H reports: one osprey near the nest site. A platform has been requested and may be installed by the homeowners association.

07/14/2018 by CarolC
All 2018 observations and photos by Mary Ellen H.

07/02/2018 by CarolC
observer Mary Ellen H. has checked the nest often during June and concludes that for some reason, the nest has failed. While the adults are sometimes around the nest, there have been no chicks. If the eggs were viable, they would have hatched well before July 2nd.

05/30/2018 by CarolC
observer reports: One flew away just as I was approaching. Neighbors have seen two together in area.

05/28/2018 by CarolC
observer reports no activity for a week.

05/05/2018 by CarolC
observer reports: Mom is on the nest incubating. It is just a guess that incubation may have started about May 1.

04/25/2018 by CarolC
OBSERVER REPORTS: Finally for last few days BOTH present and today signs that nest is being fortified.

04/18/2018 by CarolC
observer notes: Both osprey are at the nest. Behavior has been very erratic, to say the least, so I will keep looking.

04/05/2018 by CarolC
observer reports: No idea what is happening. Sometimes two sometimes one osprey at best. No sign of nest improvement or nesting.

03/17/2018 by CarolC
They is a pair at the nest! The observer has named them Victoria and Albert.

03/16/2018 by CarolC
One osprey at the nest; nesting material noted on the road beneath the nest

03/09/2018 by CarolC
Ospreys still around.

02/24/2018 by CarolC
The osprey were not seen for about a week, but appear to be back and nesting may be in progress.

02/15/2018 by CarolC
2/15/18 No nest activity but osprey seen flying by

03/29/2017 by CarolC
No activity observed

07/15/2016 by CarolC
No activity observed.

06/30/2016 by CarolC
No activity observed

05/27/2016 by CarolC
1 adult standing/sitting in the nest

04/28/2016 by CarolC
2 adults in tree next to nest

04/01/2016 by CarolC
1 adult in nest; 1 adult on nearby limb

03/23/2016 by CarolC
2 adults standing/sitting on nest

03/02/2016 by CarolC
2 adults standing on nest.