Nickname
Jamestown Yacht Basin
Coordinates
(37.2238, -76.7763)
Substrate
Dead Tree
Description
Jamestown Yacht Basin
Followers
None
What to look for
Review All Observations
2016 - bruceg2014 - LibbyM2014 - bruceg2014 - Lise2013 - LibbyM2013 - bruceg2012 - TK
aAdult Arrival3/11/143/5/133/2/12
aOccupiedNoYesYesYesNoYesNo
aActive
bEgg Laying4/10/13
bIncubation Initiation4/28/144/13/134/13/13
cClutch Hatching5/18/135/18/13
dNestlings13
eFledglings
eFirst Chick Fledging
fChicks Last Observed6/1/146/27/13
xNest Failure6/18/146/28/13
xReason For Nest Failureunknown reasonunknown reasonunknown reason

Past Seasons

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

Activity reports

2012 Nest Activity Report by TK
Adult arrival2012-03-02Nestlings
Nest OccupiedNoFledglings
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed
Incubation initiationNest failure
Clutch hatchingReason for nest failure
2013 Nest Activity Report by LibbyM
Adult arrivalNestlings
Nest OccupiedNoFledglings
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed
Incubation initiation2013-04-13Nest failure
Clutch hatching2013-05-18Reason for nest failure
2013 Nest Activity Report by bruceg
Adult arrival2013-03-05Nestlings3
Nest OccupiedYesFledglings
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg laying2013-04-10Chicks last observed2013-06-27
Incubation initiation2013-04-13Nest failure2013-06-28
Clutch hatching2013-05-18Reason for nest failurepossible loss of chicks in storm
2014 Nest Activity Report by Lise
Adult arrivalNestlings
Nest OccupiedYesFledglings
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed2014-06-01
Incubation initiationNest failure
Clutch hatchingReason for nest failure
2014 Nest Activity Report by bruceg
Adult arrival2014-03-11Nestlings1
Nest OccupiedYesFledglings
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed
Incubation initiation2014-04-28Nest failure2014-06-18
Clutch hatchingReason for nest failureunknown reason
2014 Nest Activity Report by LibbyM
Adult arrivalNestlings
Nest OccupiedYesFledglings
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed
Incubation initiationNest failure
Clutch hatchingReason for nest failureunknown reason
2016 Nest Activity Report by bruceg
Adult arrivalNestlings
Nest OccupiedNoFledglings
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed
Incubation initiationNest failure
Clutch hatchingReason for nest failure

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

2014-07-06 by bruceg
No adult on nest. One adult in tree 50 yards away

2014-06-25 by LibbyM
nest failed unknown reason

2014-06-22 by Lise
Active, healthy nest in a dead tree above Blue Hill Bay in Maine.

2014-06-19 by bruceg
One adult standing at nest. No chicks seen. No feeding.

2014-06-14 by bruceg
Both adults at nest, one feeding a chick, possible second chick in nest.

2014-05-16 by bruceg
Adult on nest incubating

2014-05-15 by bruceg
Female sitting in nest, male catches fish, approaches nest with fish and dive bombs vultures sitting nearby to chase them off. Male eventually perches with fish in tree.

2014-05-03 by bruceg
Female on nest. Male perched nearby

2014-05-01 by bruceg
Adult, possibly female, sitting well down in nest. Possible incubation started!

2014-04-28 by bruceg
Both adults perched in tree at nest, but not sitting down in nest.

2014-04-19 by bruceg
Female sitting on nest, but does not appear to be down on eggs. Male brings fish, female flies off with it to eat.

2014-04-10 by bruceg
Nest looks completed. Two adults in vicinity.

2014-03-22 by bruceg
One adult on partially completed nest - no movement - but don't think it is sitting on eggs since nest does not appear complete. Other adult not sighted.

2014-03-19 by bruceg
Nest is in process of rebuilding. Two adults on nest.

2014-03-11 by bruceg
Adults seen perching in tree, nest rebuilding hasn't started

2013-07-09 by bruceg
Both adults perching in tree near nest.

2013-07-02 by bruceg
Adult in tree with fish. No chick observed - empty nest.

2013-07-01 by bruceg
Both adults near nest, one perched at nest, other in nearby tree. No sign of any chick in nest or in nearby trees.

2013-06-30 by bruceg
One adult near not on nest. No sign of chick.

2013-06-27 by bruceg
No feeding. Only one chick observed (others lost in 6/13 storm -- similar to eagle chicks on Jamestown Island)? Female on nest

2013-06-25 by bruceg
Only one chick observed. No feeding. Female on nest; male in nearby tree.

2013-06-23 by bruceg
One adult perching above nest; no sight of chicks

2013-06-16 by LibbyM
2 adults with young at nest

2013-06-05 by bruceg
two chicks observed; past feeding for day; adult perched on rim of nest

2013-06-02 by LibbyM
adult perched on rim of nest, assume guarding chicks in nest

2013-06-02 by bruceg
Observe female standing in nest - no feeding or sight of chicks

2013-05-29 by bruceg
Bird standing in nest - no visual of chicks.

2013-05-26 by LibbyM
Both adults present at nest. Appear to be tending chicks.

2013-05-26 by bruceg
Three chicks observed! Mom feeding them, dad bringing the fish.

2013-05-25 by bruceg
No chick observed, female on nest, male in nearby tree.

2013-05-20 by bruceg
One adult on nest, flew off nest and sat in nearby tree for about a minute, returned to nest, no feeding observed, no chick observed

2013-05-20 by LibbyM
adult feeding at least one chick

2013-05-19 by bruceg
Parent squatting on nest; rocking back and forth never sitting still for longer than a minute; no feeding; no chick sighted

2013-05-05 by LibbyM
adult still incubating today

2013-04-29 by bruceg
Seen female on nest 4/17; 4/21; 4/23;4/25;4/28; Male seen in nearby tree

2013-04-29 by LibbyM
adult incubating eggs

2013-04-15 by bruceg
4/13. Female hunkered down. Male in nearby tree

2013-04-10 by bruceg
Female on nest, but did fly off at one point; male on nearby tree eating a fish by himself.

2013-04-09 by bruceg
Only female on nest, head down, feathers up -- look to be fixing up nest.

2013-04-06 by bruceg
Both adults on nest, also one left nest to fish

2013-04-01 by bruceg
Both adults on nest, also flying in area and perching in nearby trees

2013-03-25 by bruceg
Both adults on nest, possible mating!

2013-03-21 by bruceg
Pair in nest; one flew off and captured fish; ate it near nest by itself - no sharing