Nickname
Nest #4140
Coordinates
(37.931, -76.8536)
Substrate
Pilings and Old Pipe
Description
Nest was located on abandoned pilings located close to the bridge in Tappahannock. Birds behavior suggested nestlings present in 2013 but could not get close enough because of submerged hazards.
Followers
None
What to look for
Review All Observations
2016 - Carlton2015 - EVR Biologist2014 - LibbyM2014 - EVR Biologist2013 - Eastern Virginia Rivers NWR Summer Crew
aAdult Arrival5/30/16
aOccupiedYesYesYesYesNo
aActive
bEgg Laying4/28/15
bIncubation Initiation3/31/14
cClutch Hatching5/9/14
dNestlings132
eFledglings32
eFirst Chick Fledging
fChicks Last Observed6/5/1610/7/14
xNest Failure
xReason For Nest Failure

Past Seasons

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

Activity reports

2013 Nest Activity Report by Eastern Virginia Rivers NWR Summer Crew
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 EVR Biologist
Adult arrivalNestlings
Nest OccupiedYesFledglings2
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed2014-10-07
Incubation initiationNest failure
Clutch hatchingReason for nest failure
2014 Nest Activity Report by LibbyM
Adult arrivalNestlings2
Nest OccupiedYesFledglings
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed
Incubation initiation2014-03-31Nest failure
Clutch hatching2014-05-09Reason for nest failure
2015 Nest Activity Report by EVR Biologist
Adult arrivalNestlings3
Nest OccupiedYesFledglings3
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg laying2015-04-28Chicks last observed
Incubation initiationNest failure
Clutch hatchingReason for nest failure
2016 Nest Activity Report by Carlton
Adult arrival2016-05-30Nestlings1
Nest OccupiedYesFledglings
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed2016-06-05
Incubation initiationNest failure
Clutch hatchingReason for nest failure

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

2015-07-10 by EVR Biologist
1 adult, 3 fledged chicks

2015-06-12 by EVR Biologist
8:49 AM- three 5-6 week old chicks. Hard to get to by the bridge and all three were banded. First chick: FWS band: 0928-13831, purple band 58C, tail- 12.5 cm, weight- 1.65 kg. Second chick: FWS band-0928-13832, purple band 59C, tail- 10 cm, weight- 1.3 kg. Third chick: FWS band-0928-13833, purple band- 60C, tail- 12.5 cm, weight- 1.55kg.

2015-04-28 by EVR Biologist
8:56AM-Nesting incubator, no mate in site

2014-07-07 by EVR Biologist
2 adults, 2 fledglings.

2014-06-19 by EVR Biologist
1 adult, 2 nestlings ~ 6-7 weeks old. Banded nestlings: Purple 34/B; 35/B.

2014-05-27 by LibbyM
2 chicks about 2-3 weeks old. Female banded with purple XX.

2014-04-08 by LibbyM
2 adults present. Incubating eggs.

2013-04-22 by LibbyM
2 adults. 4 eggs.