Nickname
Fort Desoto Nest 2 south of boat launch
Coordinates
(27.641, -82.7175)
Substrate
Dead Tree
Description
This nest is a little bit further in on the same trail as Fort Desoto Nest 1 it has one female no male was spotted yet.
Followers
None
What to look for
Review All Observations
2017 - Molly F2017 - Bailey2017 - Nicole272015 - Emma 2014 - Beth2014 - MarkScafidi2014 - Monica2014 - laacuna2014 - Sami2013 - laacuna2012 - Beth
aAdult Arrival1/22/151/15/14
aOccupiedYesYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
aActive
bEgg Laying
bIncubation Initiation3/18/141/15/12
cClutch Hatching4/10/14
dNestlings12
eFledglings
eFirst Chick Fledging
fChicks Last Observed
xNest Failure4/29/15
xReason For Nest Failurenest destroyed during stormunknown reason

Past Seasons

Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012

Activity reports

2012 Nest Activity Report by Beth
Adult arrivalNestlings2
Nest OccupiedNoFledglings
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed
Incubation initiation2012-01-15Nest failure
Clutch hatchingReason for nest failure
2014 Nest Activity Report by Beth
Adult arrivalNestlings
Nest OccupiedNoFledglings
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed
Incubation initiationNest failure
Clutch hatchingReason for nest failure
2014 Nest Activity Report by MarkScafidi
Adult arrival2014-01-15Nestlings
Nest OccupiedNoFledglings
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed
Incubation initiationNest failure
Clutch hatchingReason for nest failureunknown reason
2014 Nest Activity Report by Monica
Adult arrivalNestlings1
Nest OccupiedNoFledglings
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed
Incubation initiation2014-03-18Nest failure
Clutch hatching2014-04-10Reason for nest failure
2014 Nest Activity Report by laacuna
Adult arrivalNestlings
Nest OccupiedNoFledglings
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed
Incubation initiationNest failure
Clutch hatchingReason for nest failure
2013 Nest Activity Report by laacuna
Adult arrivalNestlings
Nest OccupiedNoFledglings
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed
Incubation initiationNest failure
Clutch hatchingReason for nest failure
2014 Nest Activity Report by Sami
Adult arrivalNestlings
Nest OccupiedNoFledglings
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed
Incubation initiationNest failure
Clutch hatchingReason for nest failure
2015 Nest Activity Report by Emma
Adult arrival2015-01-22Nestlings
Nest OccupiedNoFledglings
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed
Incubation initiationNest failure2015-04-29
Clutch hatchingReason for nest failurenest destroyed during storm
2017 Nest Activity Report by Nicole27
Adult arrivalNestlings
Nest OccupiedNoFledglings
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed
Incubation initiationNest failure
Clutch hatchingReason for nest failure
2017 Nest Activity Report by Molly F
Adult arrivalNestlings
Nest OccupiedYesFledglings
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed
Incubation initiationNest failure
Clutch hatchingReason for nest failure
2017 Nest Activity Report by Bailey
Adult arrivalNestlings
Nest OccupiedYesFledglings
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed
Incubation initiationNest failure
Clutch hatchingReason for nest failure

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

2017-12-15 by Timothy
⁃ Small nest ⁃ Female osprey on perch ⁃ Male osprey not sighted

2017-12-10 by Timothy
Pair present small nest present

2017-11-25 by Timothy
⁃ Small nest ⁃ Male osprey on perch ⁃ Female osprey in nest

2017-11-17 by Timothy
⁃ Few twigs, not really a nest ⁃ Female osprey on perch

2017-10-26 by Timothy
⁃ Female Osprey on perch ⁃ Beginning of nest on Structure ⁃ Many osprey in area

2017-10-05 by Timothy
- Female Osprey on perch - Beginning of nest on Structure - Male and female calling each other - Male flying around over water across street - 2 or more males flying around across street

2017-08-02 by FaythB
Adult female in nearby tree, eventually flew into the nest.

2017-07-26 by FaythB
Adult female present inside the nest.

2017-07-21 by FaythB
Adult female present on nearby wooden pole.

2017-07-09 by FaythB
Adult female present inside the nest.

2017-07-05 by FaythB
Adult female and fledge present inside the nest.

2017-06-28 by FaythB
Fledge was present inside nest.

2017-06-20 by FaythB
An adult female osprey and a fledge were present inside the nest.

2017-06-13 by FaythB
Nest is actively maintained. An adult male osprey was on a nearby pole and an adult female was present inside the nest.

2017-05-04 by Bailey
Both male and female osprey were present inside the nest. Unable to determine if any chicks are inside due to the depth of the nest.

2017-04-27 by Bailey
Female osprey present inside the nest.

2017-04-21 by Bailey
Nest remains in great condition. However, was unable to observe any ospreys inside the nest due to depth.

2017-04-13 by Bailey
Female sitting low inside nest.

2017-04-02 by Bailey
Both male and female present in nest. Female most likely incubating. Nest remains in great condition.

2017-03-23 by Bailey
Female present in nest.

2017-03-16 by Bailey
Female present in nest. Male seen in area.

2017-03-09 by Bailey
Female present in nest. Several osprey seen in the area. Nest remains in great condition.

2017-03-02 by Bailey
Female present in the nest. Male seen perched on a nearby tree.

2017-02-23 by Bailey
Nest is in excellent condition. Both male and female were inside the nest. Possibility of incubation.

2017-02-16 by Bailey
One osprey present in the nest.

2017-02-11 by Bailey
Well maintained nest. One osprey present in nest. Unable to determine sex of present osprey.

2017-01-24 by Molly F
Nest looks good. One female was sitting in it briefly when I observed, but flew away after 10 minutes or so.

2017-01-20 by Molly F
Well maintained nest, and one male perched above nest.

2017-01-17 by Molly F
Well maintained nest, but no ospreys seen in it

2017-01-13 by Molly F
Nest looks great, two ospreys were sitting in the nest, and lots of others were in the area

2017-01-10 by Molly F
Two osprey in nest, believed to be a mating pair

2017-01-05 by Molly F
Nest is present, but unoccupied. Several osprey in area.

2016-10-30 by SamieC
1 male in area

2016-07-24 by Nicole27
Nest in okay condition. No osprey in or around nest.

2016-05-10 by Monica
2 adults and at least 1 juvenile present

2016-04-18 by Monica
2 adults and one juvenile in the nest

2016-04-08 by Monica
2 adults in the nest, no apparent juveniles

2016-03-23 by Monica
Both adults in the nest, incubation likely

2016-03-16 by Monica
both in the nest

2016-03-09 by Monica
both in the nest

2016-03-04 by Monica
New nest materials present and one adult in the nest, another nearby perched in a tree

2016-02-24 by Monica
Still no new nesting attempts

2016-02-19 by Monica
Nest blown down, no new nest seen

2016-01-26 by tCribbs
Female was circling the nest while the male brought over a branch for the nest.

2016-01-21 by tCribbs
Osprey flew away upon arrival, sex was unidentified

2016-01-14 by Stefan Kapczynski
Nest in good condition, no birds in nest but Ospreys were seen circling the area.

2015-12-04 by Catie T
Male spotted near nest eating

2015-11-14 by Devon
male and female sitting by nest, nest in poor condition

2015-11-01 by Catie T
Female located nearby, nest is in poor condition

2015-10-18 by Devon
few twigs on dead tree, osprey seen nearby

2015-10-06 by Catie T
Male and female present on nest.

2015-09-11 by Catie T
Ok nest condition, male was seen in the area nearby.

2015-06-30 by Patrick N.
Could not find the nest, assumed that nest is terminated.

2015-05-06 by Emma
no birds present, nest looks like it is falling from dead tree

2015-04-29 by lralviti
No birds present at nest

2015-04-22 by lralviti
Female and male birds present with one chick.

2015-04-15 by lralviti
Female present in nest

2015-04-01 by lralviti
Female present in nest, incubating.

2015-03-24 by Emma
Male and female present, female sitting very low in nest, possibly incubating

2015-03-11 by Emma
female sitting low, possibly incubating

2015-03-01 by lralviti
Female and male present, male flew away

2015-02-18 by Emma
female present, male sitting near by making noise

2015-02-04 by lralviti
Female and male both present

2015-01-22 by Devon
Male and female present in nest

2015-01-16 by Krizia
Female occupying nest. Male seen on near by branch eating.

2015-01-11 by beau
Nest present, birds seen nearby

2014-12-04 by Sami
No nest

2014-11-24 by Sami
No nest but osprey in tree

2014-11-20 by Sami
No nest

2014-11-10 by Sami
No nest

2014-11-03 by Sami
No nest

2014-10-27 by Sami
No nest

2014-10-20 by Sami
No nest but bird activity

2014-10-13 by Sami
No nest

2014-10-06 by Sami
No nest, bird activity

2014-09-29 by Sami
No nest but bird activity

2014-09-22 by Sami
No nest, no bird activity

2014-09-15 by Sami
no nest but bird activity in tree

2014-09-11 by Sami
No nest but bird activity in tree

2014-07-17 by laacuna
The nest was empty

2014-06-27 by laacuna
The nest was empty

2014-05-02 by Monica
1 juvenile was in the nest and there was an adult in a nearby branch overlooking the nest.

2014-04-25 by Monica
1 adult near nest, did not see juvenile

2014-04-15 by Monica
1 adult and 1 juvenile present

2014-04-10 by Monica
Both adults present and 1 chick seen

2014-04-01 by Monica
Neither was in the nest

2014-03-18 by Monica
Both present above nest, no incubation

2014-03-18 by Monica
Neither was present

2014-03-04 by Monica
Neither bird was in the nest, the female was about 100' away in another tree and the male was sitting on a light pole across the street.

2014-03-01 by Monica
One adult on edge of nest, one about 100 feet away in a dead pine. No apparent incubation.

2014-02-22 by Monica
Neither was in the nest, though both were about 25 feet away from the nest in the same tree.

2014-02-16 by Monica
Both were present, the female sat on the edge of the nest and the male was in a nearby branch.

2014-02-07 by Monica
The female was sitting next to the nest with a fish, which was already half eaten when I arrived. The male was not seen.

2014-01-17 by MarkScafidi
Not a whole lot was occurring at this nest the male was just perched off to the side of it and the female was not anywhere to be seen.