Nickname
Fort De Soto--behind park headquarters
Coordinates
(27.6216, -82.7137)
Substrate
Osprey Nest Platform
Description
The nest is at the end of the service road that runs toward the Bay behind Park Headquarters.
Followers
None
What to look for
Review All Observations
2017 - Molly F2017 - Bailey2017 - Nicole272016 - tCribbs2015 - Emma 2014 - Monica2014 - laacuna2013 - Monica2013 - laacuna2012 - Monica
aAdult Arrival1/14/162/15/15
aOccupiedNoNoNoNoYesNoNoYesNoYes
aActive
bEgg Laying3/2/14
bIncubation Initiation3/2/153/2/143/2/14
cClutch Hatching4/1/154/10/144/10/14
dNestlings233
eFledglings
eFirst Chick Fledging
fChicks Last Observed5/6/15
xNest Failure
xReason For Nest Failure

Past Seasons

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

Activity reports

2014 Nest Activity Report by Monica
Adult arrivalNestlings
Nest OccupiedNoFledglings
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed
Incubation initiationNest failure
Clutch hatchingReason for nest failure
2012 Nest Activity Report by Monica
Adult arrivalNestlings3
Nest OccupiedYesFledglings
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg laying2014-03-02Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation2014-03-02Nest failure
Clutch hatching2014-04-10Reason for nest failure
2013 Nest Activity Report by Monica
Adult arrivalNestlings3
Nest OccupiedYesFledglings
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed
Incubation initiation2014-03-02Nest 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
2015 Nest Activity Report by Emma
Adult arrival2015-02-15Nestlings2
Nest OccupiedYesFledglings
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed2015-05-06
Incubation initiation2015-03-02Nest failure
Clutch hatching2015-04-01Reason for nest failure
2016 Nest Activity Report by tCribbs
Adult arrival2016-01-14Nestlings
Nest OccupiedNoFledglings
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed
Incubation initiationNest failure
Clutch hatchingReason for nest failure
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 OccupiedNoFledglings
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 OccupiedNoFledglings
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
Nest 4633 ⁃ Nest Present ⁃ Male osprey perched on side of nest ⁃ Female not seen

2017-12-10 by Timothy
⁃ Nest Present ⁃ Female osprey perched on side of nest ⁃ Male flying in area, calling to one another

2017-11-25 by Timothy
⁃ Nest Present ⁃ Male osprey perched on side of nest

2017-11-17 by Timothy
⁃ Nest present ⁃ Female osprey perched on nest

2017-10-26 by Timothy
⁃ Nest In-tact ⁃ Unidentified Osprey calls and flying in area

2017-10-04 by Timothy
⁃ Nest In-tact ⁃ No Ospreys present

2017-10-04 by Timothy
- Nest In-tact - No Ospreys present

2017-05-04 by Bailey
No nest present.

2017-04-27 by Bailey
No nest present.

2017-04-21 by Bailey
No nest present.

2017-04-13 by Bailey
No nest present.

2017-04-02 by Bailey
No osprey present.

2017-03-23 by Bailey
No osprey present.

2017-03-09 by Bailey
No nest present.

2017-03-02 by Bailey
No nest present.

2017-02-23 by Bailey
No nest present.

2017-02-16 by Bailey
No nest present.

2017-02-09 by Bailey
No nest present.

2017-01-24 by Molly F
No nest present

2017-01-20 by Molly F
No nest present

2017-01-17 by Molly F
No nest present

2017-01-13 by Molly F
No nest present

2017-01-10 by Molly F
No nest present

2017-01-05 by Molly F
Platform is present, but no nest or remains.

2016-10-30 by SamieC
no nest found

2016-07-24 by Nicole27
No nest was seen in or around this area.

2016-05-10 by Monica
2 adults and 2 chicks seen, Kathleen Finnerty reported 4 chicks in this nest

2016-04-18 by Monica
Female was in the nest and there seemed to be at least one chick present

2016-04-08 by Monica
Both adults in the nest eating a fish. I could not determine whether chicks were present or not

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

2016-03-16 by Monica
Both in the nest, definite incubation

2016-03-09 by Monica
Female in the nest, male heard in the woods nearby but not seen

2016-03-04 by Monica
Both birds in nest, incubation likely

2016-02-24 by Monica
Female in nest, incubation likely

2016-02-09 by Monica
No osprey present

2016-01-21 by Stefan Kapczynski
Female was seen in nest, not incubating, just perched.

2016-01-14 by Stefan Kapczynski
Nest present and in good condition, no birds.

2015-12-04 by Catie T
nest in ok condition, no ospreys seen nearby

2015-11-14 by Devon
good condition, two ospreys (sex unknown) nearby, one with fish

2015-11-01 by Catie T
Good nest condition, no ospreys seen in the area

2015-10-18 by Devon
good nest condition, no ospreys seen nearby

2015-09-26 by Catie T
Ok nest condition. Osprey spotted in tree nearby (sex unknown).

2015-09-11 by Catie T
Nest present with male and female spotted nearby

2015-06-30 by Patrick N.
1 nestling and 2 fledglings spotted. Adult + other species in the vicinity

2015-05-06 by Emma
female and 2 chicks, still relatively small, male siting near by in tree

2015-04-29 by lralviti
Female present with two chicks

2015-04-22 by lralviti
Female bird present, two chicks sighted.

2015-04-15 by lralviti
Female present, one chick sighted

2015-04-01 by lralviti
Male and female present, possibly a chick

2015-03-24 by Emma
male and female present, possibly incubating

2015-03-11 by Emma
female incubating

2015-03-01 by lralviti
Female bird flew in, possibly chicks present?

2015-02-15 by Emma
female sitting low incubating, male near by

2015-02-04 by lralviti
No osprey present

2015-01-22 by Devon
Male osprey in nest. Nest looks bigger/fuller

2015-01-16 by Krizia
Nest is present. No osprey in immediate area.

2015-01-09 by beau
Nest present, female bird occupying nest

2014-12-08 by matt
No activity at nest

2014-11-20 by matt
No activity at nest

2014-11-14 by matt
No activity at nest

2014-11-05 by matt
No nest activity

2014-11-01 by matt
No nest activity

2014-10-28 by matt
No activity at nest

2014-10-18 by matt
No activity at nest

2014-10-08 by matt
Nest is present but no observed activity

2014-10-01 by matt
No Activity at nest, Looks like could be in rebuild process

2014-09-24 by matt
Nest empty, still appears to have been blown down,

2014-09-14 by matt
Nest was empty, Appears to have been blown down.

2014-07-17 by laacuna
The nest was empty

2014-06-27 by laacuna
The nest was empty

2014-05-01 by Monica
2 adults and 3 juveniles present

2014-04-25 by Monica
Both adults and 3 juveniles in nest

2014-04-15 by Monica
Female feeding 3 young, male about 100 yards away

2014-04-10 by Monica
Female present and was feeding at least one juvenile, possibly more. Male not seen

2014-04-01 by Monica
Female was in nest, male not seen. Possible young in nest, though I'm still not positive

2014-03-18 by Monica
Female in nest, male about 100' away in a century plant, incubation still occurring.

2014-03-09 by Monica
Female was sitting low, male was not seen

2014-03-02 by Monica
Female was sitting very low in nest, incubation seems to be occurring. The male was not seen.

2014-02-21 by Monica
The female was sitting very low in the nest, probably incubating, and the male was at the top of a century plant about 50 yards away.

2014-02-16 by Monica
Neither osprey was present

2014-02-07 by Monica
Both were in the nest, there was no activity.