#5 Mill Creek red brick building
(37.015, -76.3001)
Osprey Nest Platform
this is just beyond the ball field off Fenwick Road left side off Mill Creek and before Church Battery. It is behind a red brick building at old air strip site. No person activity at the building.
What to look for
Review All Observations
2021 - roxymach2020 - roxymach2019 - roxymach
aAdult Arrival4/6/214/7/19
bEgg Laying5/2/19
bIncubation Initiation
cClutch Hatching6/30/21
eFirst Chick Fledging
fChicks Last Observed
xNest Failure4/6/205/24/19
xReason For Nest Failurenest destroyed during stormeggs or young killed by predator

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Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2021 2020 2019

Activity reports

2019 Nest Activity Report by roxymach
Adult arrival04/07/2019Nestlings2
Nest OccupiedYesFledglings
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg laying05/02/2019Chicks last observed
Incubation initiationNest failure05/24/2019
Clutch hatchingReason for nest failureeggs or young killed by predator
2020 Nest Activity Report by roxymach
Adult arrivalNestlings
Nest OccupiedNoFledglings
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed
Incubation initiationNest failure04/06/2020
Clutch hatchingReason for nest failurenest destroyed during storm
2021 Nest Activity Report by roxymach
Adult arrival04/06/2021Nestlings2
Nest OccupiedYesFledglings
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed
Incubation initiationNest failure
Clutch hatching06/30/2021Reason for nest failure

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

07/05/2021 by roxymach
Two clutch hatchlings noted

06/15/2021 by roxymach
nest is maintaining on a pole with a small area above the old flight building female on nest Dedicated male brings fish and sticks for the nest Hoping storms does not destroy the nest this year

04/29/2021 by roxymach
The pair are still at this flimsy metal nest site with not much platform substance. Both birds active in nesting activities. No behaviors of egg laying yet

04/14/2021 by roxymach
Nest rebuilding being done slowly. A difficult spot Two Osprey sitting on top Stick gatherings seen

04/07/2021 by roxymach
2 Osprey sitting on beginnings of a nest on top of signal light on roof of field house

03/20/2021 by roxymach
No activity and nest failed and blew away Last Year

03/20/2020 by roxymach
No activity

08/05/2019 by roxymach
Osprey still hang near the rebuilt nest site however I doubt any egg laying activity.

07/22/2019 by roxymach
A new nest was built on same lamp pole four weeks ago but then for last two weeks I haven't seen any nest activity. However now I see one bird near by pole and another on the nest?!

06/06/2019 by roxymach
Bad storm last night Debris from nest blown onto building roof. Couple are repairing the nest! Hopefully we start over and have new eggs!

05/31/2019 by roxymach
Male sitting at usual spot on near light pole but no one one nest

05/23/2019 by roxymach
Eggs broken on ground

05/21/2019 by roxymach
none seen on nest.

05/16/2019 by roxymach
the two osprey are seen nearby sitting on a pole today. ? clutch nestlings? have not seen fledgling.

04/22/2019 by roxymach
after bad storm. nest intact. female on nest. male nearby eating fish. Have seen this male fly with three others over the bay in a circular formation fishing for food to carry back to nest area. cool to work together !!!

04/14/2019 by roxymach
male is attentive and observed from a near by pole. female is in the nest. sitting high.