Nickname
Indian River Park Communication Tower
Coordinates
(36.7955, -76.2274)
Substrate
Utility Pole
Description
On a communication tower in the power line corridor visible from the park. Ospreys appear to nest here each year.
Followers
None
What to look for
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2023 - Dave Gibson
aAdult Arrival2/18/23
aOccupiedYes
aActive
bEgg Laying
bIncubation Initiation4/10/23
cClutch Hatching
dNestlings
eFledglings
eFirst Chick Fledging
fChicks Last Observed
xNest Failure
xReason For Nest Failure

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Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2023

Activity reports

2023 Nest Activity Report by Dave Gibson
Adult arrival02/18/2023Nestlings
Nest OccupiedYesFledglings
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed
Incubation initiation04/10/2023Nest failure
Clutch hatchingReason for nest failure

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Nesting Diaries

04/17/2023 by Dave Gibson
I noted in eBird on 4/17 that the female is incubating. My guess is incubation began around 4/10.

03/09/2023 by Dave Gibson
Observed both birds again. The nest has grown!

02/18/2023 by Dave Gibson
Ospreys have nested here before. I observed a mating pair here this a.m.