Patrick’s Creek Nest
(37.1579, -76.4328)
Osprey Nest Platform
Platform is located toward end of Patrick’s Creek
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2023 - Odd_owlett882022 - Odd_owlett88
aAdult Arrival3/22/233/11/22
bEgg Laying4/11/22
bIncubation Initiation4/11/22
cClutch Hatching5/21/22
eFirst Chick Fledging
fChicks Last Observed
xNest Failure
xReason For Nest Failure

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Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2022

Activity reports

2022 Nest Activity Report by Odd_owlett88
Adult arrival03/11/2022Nestlings1
Nest OccupiedYesFledglings
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg laying04/11/2022Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation04/11/2022Nest failure
Clutch hatching05/21/2022Reason for nest failure
Nest Activity Report by Odd_owlett88
Adult arrival03/22/2023Nestlings
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

03/22/2023 by Odd_owlett88
Female observed in nest for first time, with male perched along side her. Female making continuous vocalizations.

06/26/2022 by Odd_owlett88
Observed one chick at edge of nest being fed fish by parent. Both parents circling around nest afterward. Parents not as audible as before.

05/29/2022 by Odd_owlett88
Observed one live chick in nest as parent fed the chick. There could be more chicks but the height of the nesting material makes it difficult to see inside the nest. Also observed an intruding osprey exhibit aggressive behavior by performing aerial dives over the nest. The mating pair appeared to successfully defend their nest.

05/22/2022 by Odd_owlett88
Nesting pair appeared to have ceased incubation-type behaviors, indicating chick(s) hatched. However, I could not see the chick(s).

04/25/2022 by Odd_owlett88
Observed mating pair exchange turns incubating eggs. Much care was spent repositioning the eggs to the incubator’s desired location following shift change.

04/11/2022 by Odd_owlett88
Observed female exhibiting incubation posturing in nest (residing low in nest with flat back) for entirety of 30min observation period.

03/22/2022 by Odd_owlett88
Observed mating pair at nest. Female assumed squatting position in nest, with male perched above. Some progress was made in nest construction in breadth and height.

03/14/2022 by Odd_owlett88
Observed mating pair building up their nest with sticks.

03/13/2022 by Odd_owlett88
Nesting pair arrived to nest two days ago. Observed pair circling around nest, fishing, and perching in nearby trees. No activity with building nest, as of yet.