GSP at I-195 -- 092-A-025
(40.1699, -74.099)
Communication Tower
East of garden state parkway just south of route I-195/138 in the top of a cell tower which is located at the Park & Ride in the cloverleaf for the interstate.
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2021 - CyclistBarb2019 - ENSP Osprey2018 - MCH
aAdult Arrival
bEgg Laying
bIncubation Initiation
cClutch Hatching
eFirst Chick Fledging
fChicks Last Observed8/15/19
xNest Failure
xReason For Nest Failure

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Activity reports

2018 Nest Activity Report by MCH
Adult arrivalNestlings
Nest OccupiedNoFledglings
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed
Incubation initiationNest failure
Clutch hatchingReason for nest failure
2019 Nest Activity Report by ENSP Osprey
Adult arrivalNestlings3
Nest OccupiedYesFledglings3
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed08/15/2019
Incubation initiationNest failure
Clutch hatchingReason for nest failure
2021 Nest Activity Report by CyclistBarb
Adult arrivalNestlings
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

07/11/2023 by CyclistBarb
I had hoped to pull off the GSP to observe this nest. I had all my equipment with me, but the traffic was so heavy that we avoided the GSP on the way home. Heading south on the first part of the trip, I could not see this nest. The best way to observe is northbound on the GSP where there is a pull-off. I have not tried service and secondary roads for this or the other nest slightly north of this but also along the GSP.

05/24/2022 by CyclistBarb
Once again, we are speeding past this nest on the GSP. I did not stop but am reporting that there is definitely osprey nesting going on here. One of these years I will have to schedule a trip down here to see if I can get chick counts to add to the NJ Osprey Project's numbers!

04/29/2022 by CyclistBarb
We are just passing by on the GSP! There was more than one osprey up there. This nest has been active a long time, but no one seems to be reporting regularly on the results!

09/16/2021 by CyclistBarb
The site still seems to have osprey present. I only note that they are present. I have not stopped nor looked carefully with a scope or binoculars. I have no idea if this pair had chicks.

06/30/2021 by CyclistBarb
12:49 p.m. We are traveling north on the Garden State Parkway so I pull over on off the travel lane, between the exit ramp and the on ramp. It is not a place I would want to stay at long, but I am able to get a few photos. It appears there is at least one chick in this nest...and an adult.

06/29/2021 by CyclistBarb
Osprey still seem to be present at this nest site. Again, it was difficult to stop as I traveled south on the GSP. This site could be seen if one were quick enough to pull over, but difficult to do this from the express lanes. Possibly easier from the northbound side. Anyone who chose to report regularly would have to investigate the best viewing place.

06/23/2021 by CyclistBarb
I noticed as I passed on the GSP driving south that there were two adults at this nest. I did not stop so I can't say what is going on, just that the osprey appear to be present at this nest.

06/20/2018 by MCH
Nest visible with one adult visible.