Nickname
NE: 3rd St. & 38th Ave
Coordinates
(27.8072, -82.6357)
Substrate
Utility Pole
Description
This pair first nested in the Publix parking lot on a light pole. They later moved to the cell tower across the street when their nest disappeared. Remnants of nest now in northwest corner of publix parking lot on light pole near "menchies". Check all around parking lot and cell towers across street. Moved to lamp post in the BB&T parking lot, across from publix.
Followers
None
What to look for
Review All Observations
2017 - carly2017 - KatieG2016 - Conner C.2016 - KC2015 - Beth2015 - LibbyWilkinson2015 - Erin2015 - jheckman2014 - jmkuperb2014 - laacuna2013 - Beth2012 - Beth
aAdult Arrival2/6/152/20/152/10/12
aOccupiedYesYesNoYesYesYesYesYesNoNoNoNo
aActiveYes
bEgg Laying
bIncubation Initiation1/16/17
cClutch Hatching
dNestlings
eFledglings222
eFirst Chick Fledging
fChicks Last Observed6/28/167/5/15
xNest Failure4/19/154/28/14
xReason For Nest Failureunknown reasonunknown reasonnest destroyed during stormnest was very small

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 arrival2012-02-10Nestlings
Nest OccupiedNoFledglings
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed
Incubation initiationNest failure
Clutch hatchingReason for nest failure
2013 Nest Activity Report by Beth
Adult arrivalNestlings
Nest OccupiedNoFledglings
Nest ActiveYesFirst chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed
Incubation initiationNest failure
Clutch hatchingReason for nest failurenest was very small
2014 Nest Activity Report by jmkuperb
Adult arrivalNestlings
Nest OccupiedNoFledglings
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed
Incubation initiationNest failure2014-04-28
Clutch hatchingReason for nest failurenest destroyed during storm
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
2015 Nest Activity Report by Beth
Adult arrival2015-02-06Nestlings
Nest OccupiedYesFledglings
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed
Incubation initiationNest failure2015-04-19
Clutch hatchingReason for nest failureunknown reason
2015 Nest Activity Report by LibbyWilkinson
Adult arrival2015-02-20Nestlings
Nest OccupiedYesFledglings
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed
Incubation initiationNest failure
Clutch hatchingReason for nest failure
2015 Nest Activity Report by Erin
Adult arrivalNestlings
Nest OccupiedYesFledglings2
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed
Incubation initiationNest failure
Clutch hatchingReason for nest failure
2015 Nest Activity Report by jheckman
Adult arrivalNestlings
Nest OccupiedYesFledglings2
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed2015-07-05
Incubation initiationNest failure
Clutch hatchingReason for nest failure
2016 Nest Activity Report by Conner C.
Adult arrivalNestlings
Nest OccupiedNoFledglings
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed
Incubation initiationNest failure
Clutch hatchingReason for nest failureunknown reason
2016 Nest Activity Report by KC
Adult arrivalNestlings
Nest OccupiedYesFledglings2
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed2016-06-28
Incubation initiationNest failure
Clutch hatchingReason for nest failure
2017 Nest Activity Report by KatieG
Adult arrivalNestlings
Nest OccupiedYesFledglings
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed
Incubation initiation2017-01-16Nest failure
Clutch hatchingReason for nest failure
2017 Nest Activity Report by carly
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

2017-12-10 by Emily Gould
Nest is small and fairly flat. Osprey perched in nest.

2017-11-30 by Emily Gould
Build up of a nest. Female osprey perched in nest.

2017-11-16 by Emily Gould
Nest is falling apart and is almost gone.

2017-10-25 by Emily Gould
Nest is not well maintained and is falling apart.

2017-10-06 by Emily Gould
Nest is falling apart

2017-09-23 by Emily Gould
Nest is large. No osprey sighted.

2017-07-11 by Maddie
Nest Condition: Very large nest Ospreys: none

2017-07-05 by Maddie
Nest Condition: Good, very full nest Ospreys: two ospreys present, unable to determine sex

2017-06-17 by Maddie
Good big nest. No ospreys present Original nest in Publix is abandon, birds seemed to have moved to cell tower

2017-05-04 by carly
female low in nest

2017-05-04 by carly
female low in nest

2017-04-30 by carly
female low in nest

2017-04-24 by carly
female low in nest

2017-04-16 by carly
female standing in nest

2017-04-13 by carly
nest is bigger female is low in nest

2017-04-02 by carly
female there and standing but no male

2017-03-19 by carly
The female was standing and looking around a lot and male left when I arrived

2017-03-09 by carly
female standing in nest but no male

2017-03-03 by carly
male was building the nest

2017-02-24 by carly
female standing in middle of nest - nest is not big

2017-02-16 by carly
nest small, male is standing in the nest, no female

2017-02-09 by carly
nest is small, no osprey in nest

2017-01-24 by AllyMoran
Female is in nest, male is flying around over the parking lot

2017-01-22 by KatieG
female incubating, male seen perched nearby

2017-01-19 by AllyMoran
No osprey visible, but could be sitting very low in nest incubating.

2017-01-17 by KatieG
female looks to be incubating sitting low and wide in nest, male perched nearby

2017-01-09 by AllyMoran
Nest appears to be larger, with both male and female osprey in the nest. Possible incubation.

2017-01-06 by KatieG
well-maintaned, recently added to nest, unknown gender perched 100 yards away.

2016-12-09 by carly
nest maintained

2016-11-13 by carly
nest visible no ospreys were sited

2016-10-20 by carly
nest visible no osprey

2016-09-30 by carly
nest visible, no osprey present at moment

2016-06-28 by KC
2 fledglings in nest. A large osprey across the street perched on light post at Bank of America sex unknown. No other signs of adults.

2016-05-05 by smgordon
1 osprey sitting on nest sitting down low. Sex unknown. Nest looks the same.

2016-04-21 by smgordon
no activity on nest but female osprey on light pole in parking lot. Possible active nest in area that I have not found

2016-04-07 by smgordon
abandoned nest, no ospreys in area

2016-03-22 by smgordon
Nest still abandoned, no ospreys in area

2016-03-08 by smgordon
Abandoned nest, no ospreys in area.

2016-03-08 by smgordon
Abandoned nest, no ospreys in area.

2016-03-01 by smgordon
No ospreys in area. Two abandoned unkept nests in Publix parking lot.

2016-02-16 by smgordon
Remnants of nest (pieces hanging down, very small) on light pole in north west corner of publix parking lot (near "menchies"). no birds around.

2016-01-11 by Conner C.
Could not find nest.

2015-11-19 by CJGraham
no nest, no birds

2015-10-14 by CJGraham
destroyed, no birds

2015-09-29 by CJGraham
destroyed

2015-09-21 by Erin
Nest Destroyed. No birds of any kind nearby.

2015-07-05 by jheckman
2 fledge in nest

2015-06-17 by Erin
1 adult, 2 fledge at light in Publix parking lot

2015-05-03 by Danielle M
Unoccupied nest with an adult male nearby.

2015-05-03 by Danielle M
Unoccupied nest with an adult male nearby.

2015-04-19 by Danielle M
No osprey in nest.

2015-04-12 by Danielle M
Female sitting in the nest.

2015-04-05 by LibbyWilkinson
One male on side of nest

2015-03-29 by Danielle M
1 adult male near the nest, but no osprey in the nest.

2015-03-23 by LibbyWilkinson
One female sitting in nest

2015-03-14 by Danielle M
Unoccupied nest, one adult flying nearby.

2015-03-06 by LibbyWilkinson
1 adult female seen sitting in nest, no male in area

2015-02-27 by Danielle M
1 unidentified adult in the nest.

2015-02-20 by LibbyWilkinson
One adult female seen sitting low in nest, one adult male flying around the area. No ospreys were seen on or around the cell tower.

2015-02-06 by LibbyWilkinson
Not very developed nest on light post in Publix parking lot, about 3-4 adults spotted flying between Publix nest and cell tower across the street. Not sure if there are two nests now or the birds moved nests.

2015-01-21 by JHooten
No nest and no activity.

2015-01-16 by JHooten
No nest and no activity.

2015-01-09 by JHooten
No nest and no activity.

2014-07-15 by laacuna
We found a female around the nest but the nest looks kind of destroyed by last night storm

2014-04-28 by jmkuperb
Nest has been destroyed.

2014-03-26 by jmkuperb
No ospreys present, nest falling apary

2014-03-12 by jmkuperb
No ospreys at nest or nearby.

2014-03-05 by jmkuperb
no ospreys in nest, male on light post nearby.

2014-02-26 by jmkuperb
male bringing nesting materials to nest

2014-02-19 by jmkuperb
no ospreys in nest, nest appears to have fallen apart a bit.

2014-02-12 by jmkuperb
no ospreys in nest

2014-02-04 by jmkuperb
Female in nest, no signs of incubation.

2014-01-14 by Rory
A pair of ospreys were around and about. The nest did not seem very built and looked quite bare. Must still be in the process of moving.

2013-08-01 by Beth
Adults arrived June 2013. Incubation began during June 2013.