Nickname
Spring Hill/Bluebell Island Platform 2
Coordinates
(40.4437, -74.2606)
Substrate
Osprey Nest Platform
Description
072-A-015
Followers
None
Monitoring groups
What to look for
Review All Observations
2013 - rpolenberg
aAdult Arrival4/1/13
aOccupiedYes
aActive
bEgg Laying4/25/13
bIncubation Initiation5/1/13
cClutch Hatching5/20/13
dNestlings1
eFledglings1
eFirst Chick Fledging7/8/13
fChicks Last Observed8/2/13
xNest Failure
xReason For Nest Failure

Past Seasons

Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2021 2017 2014 2013

Activity reports

2013 Nest Activity Report by rpolenberg
Adult arrival2013-04-01Nestlings1
Nest OccupiedYesFledglings1
Nest Active First chick fledging2013-07-08
Egg laying2013-04-25Chicks last observed2013-08-02
Incubation initiation2013-05-01Nest failure
Clutch hatching2013-05-20Reason for nest failure

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

2022-01-11 by Ben Wurst
The adult female at this nest is banded with a red aux. band: 06/D and her natal nest is OW#3362.

2014-07-05 by Barzillai
Interesting piece online about this nest on Geocaching website. Writer designated the site GC2AWHR in Jun 2010. http://www.geocaching.com/geocache/GC2AWHR_osprey-watch-cheesequake?guid=4f0c713c-ae37-4895-a5cd-150a994317a2

2014-07-05 by Barzillai
As of 2004, Cheesequake State Park said two nests at this location produced two fledglings in 1997 and were the first osprey nests in the park. http://www.state.nj.us/dep/parksandforests/parks/cheesequake/interpretivecenter/osprey.html