(40.7499, -74.0977)
Utility Pole
1015 Belleville Turnpike, Kearny NJ. Near Portal Bridge over Hackensack River. Environmental clean-up currently taking place at this location. Nest can't be seen from public road. Only authorized personnel are allowed on the property.
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2016 - BarbnFrank
aAdult Arrival
bEgg Laying
bIncubation Initiation
cClutch Hatching
eFirst Chick Fledging
fChicks Last Observed
xNest Failure6/5/16
xReason For Nest Failureother

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2016 Nest Activity Report by BarbnFrank
Adult arrivalNestlings3
Nest OccupiedYesFledglings
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed
Incubation initiationNest failure06/05/2016
Clutch hatchingReason for nest failureFire at nest. Nest gone, three chicks found dead on ground.

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06/14/2016 by BarbnFrank
Even though we couldn't gain access to the property the nest was on, we could always see it from the road. We took photos each Sunday for the past few weeks. This past Sunday, as we drove by we didn't see the nest. I contacted a friend who was able to gain access to the property and he found the nest had been on fire, and he saw three dead chicks on the ground under it. We don't know if it had been struck by lightening, or some other reason. He took photos of the deceased nestlings to show me (very sad).