CaptMikeO
VA, US

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SubstrateChannel Marker
Last activityabout 8 years
Followers2
Pretty sure this nest was here last year. Pair built on the top of a live tree. Hidden pretty well.
SubstrateLive Tree
Last activityover 8 years
Followers1
Nest is located low to the water level compared to other nests. Built at the end of a an old dock on top of piling.
SubstrateOther (Specify)
Last activityabout 8 years
Followers2
This is the only osprey nest platform built that I know of in the main channel of the James River from the City of Richmond to Hopewell. I am pretty sure the pair of osprey that are in this nest used to nest in an old dead tree on the north side ...
SubstrateOsprey Nest Platform
Last activityover 7 years
Followers2
Nest is built on top of a live tree. THIS IS AN APPROXIMATE position of the nest. Should be within 100 yards north or south. Can't miss it if looking along tree line.
SubstrateLive Tree
Last activityover 8 years
Followers1
Located at the top of a live tree. Pretty well hidden. New pair/new nest. Very interesting behavior as the osprey would land in the nest and instantly fly back out, off the nest over and over before they laid eggs.
SubstrateLive Tree
Last activityover 8 years
Followers1
Nest built on a dead tree. Very nice looking nest, first time in this location. For a 'potential' first time nest building pair, this nest is beautiful.
SubstrateDead Tree
Last activityover 8 years
Followers1
2013: This pair has been the first pair of osprey back on the James between Presquile Island and Osborne Landing. This morning (March 2, while passing the channel marker at 6:40am, I saw an osprey on the marker. 2014: First osprey back on th...
SubstrateChannel Marker
Last activityover 7 years
Followers3
In December of 2011, a pair of eagles built a nest in a pine tree just off the bank, about 25' from this current nest. The eagles incubated their eggs for about a month and left. No eagle has come back to that nest. Now, a new osprey nest has b...
SubstrateOther (Specify)
Last activityabout 8 years
Followers2
Great nest. A tree fell and had a bunch of old vines, which the osprey built on. the vines and branches of the nest have combined into one, or at least visually, so it looks like this 10 foot tall nest, with a huge tree going straight through it...
SubstrateDead Tree
Last activityover 7 years
Followers2
Another new osprey nest, pretty sure. This pair has built a nest in an old great blue heron rookery. A couple years ago, the tree the osprey have nested in was one of about four or five trees that had roughly 25 great blue heron nests. Over the...
SubstrateLive Tree
Last activityover 9 years
Followers1
Two years ago, there was a budding heron rookery along this shore. About 25 nests or so were in three trees. Over the last two winters, storms reduced the number of nests to one. A pair of osprey came in and built upon the single nest that was ...
SubstrateOther (Specify)
Last activityover 9 years
Followers1
A new pair on the James River this year in 2013. Just noticed it the other day. About 25' from an inactive eagle's nest that was build in December 2011. If any eagles come back over the late fall winter of this year, I doubt the osprey will ret...
SubstrateOther (Specify)
Last activityover 9 years
Followers1
This is one of my favorite nests. There is a tree that is hanging over the river, as it's at the very edge of a small bluff. There is so much potential for the tree falling, but this pair of osprey are rebulding their nest in this same spot on t...
SubstrateLive Tree
Last activityover 9 years
Followers1
This pair has returned and is located on the top of an old lighting pole, about 30' in the air. Both male and female are here and their nest seems to be in pretty good shape.
SubstrateOther (Specify)
Last activityover 9 years
Followers2
Both male and female have returned. Saw one bird middle of last week and both are there now. They had a very poor nest last year, but managed to raise three chicks I believe. It was a flat bed of sticks on the base of the channel marker. They ...
SubstrateChannel Marker
Last activityabout 9 years
Followers1
SubstrateChannel marker
Last activityabout 8 years
Followers2
SubstrateChannel marker
Last activityabout 8 years
Followers2
This is a new nest ... first timers on the James I believe. There was a nest started a few years ago, and this pair came in and built a decent nest. The interesting thing is they built somewhat late, and while the other osprey on the James in th...
SubstrateOther (Specify)
Last activityabout 8 years
Followers2
The female osprey, Miss Ally, arrived on March 3, 2013. Their 2012 nest was lost during a violent winter storm, so they will have to choose a new nest site. In a way, the nest being lost is fitting given the story behind the naming of this nest....
SubstrateDead Tree
Last activityabout 8 years
Followers2
red light 132 - channel marker
SubstrateChannel marker
Last activityabout 8 years
Followers2

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