Horseshoe Bend nest #2
(37.5631, -76.3214)
Osprey Nest Platform
On the southern side of the Rappahannock River near Montgomery Cove close to Broad Creek. Horseshoe Bend Road in Deltaville VA ends on the river and nest is right off shore at end of road.
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2023 - Patpati2021 - Patpati
aAdult Arrival3/29/233/31/21
bEgg Laying5/1/23
bIncubation Initiation5/5/23
cClutch Hatching6/8/23
eFirst Chick Fledging
fChicks Last Observed
xNest Failure6/21/237/1/21
xReason For Nest Failureotherunknown reason

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Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2023 2021

Activity reports

2021 Nest Activity Report by Patpati
Adult arrival03/31/2021Nestlings
Nest OccupiedYesFledglings
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed
Incubation initiationNest failure07/01/2021
Clutch hatchingReason for nest failureunknown reason
2023 Nest Activity Report by Patpati
Adult arrival03/29/2023Nestlings2
Nest OccupiedYesFledglings0
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg laying05/01/2023Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation05/05/2023Nest failure06/21/2023
Clutch hatching06/08/2023Reason for nest failureChick #1 disappeared after about a week of first sighting. On 6/21/23 there was a storm for 36 hours with high winds and rain. Chick #2 not seen after the storm.

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Nesting Diaries

09/14/2021 by Patpati
Never evidence throughout the summer of nesting activity. No osprey observed sitting on eggs or any sighting of chicks. Throughout July and August no day light activity on nest.

04/16/2021 by Patpati
Female arrived around 4/7/2021. Copulation observed 4/13/2021. On nesting platform that had a successful nest last year but was not an Osprey Watch nest.