College Creek Route 199
(37.2477, -76.7154)
Live Tree
Only accessible by kayak or boat
What to look for
Review All Observations
2015 - bruceg2014 - bruceg
aAdult Arrival3/30/153/20/14
bEgg Laying4/13/15
bIncubation Initiation4/16/154/13/14
cClutch Hatching
eFirst Chick Fledging
fChicks Last Observed
xNest Failure
xReason For Nest Failure

Past Seasons

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

Activity reports

2014 Nest Activity Report by bruceg
Adult arrival2014-03-20Nestlings
Nest OccupiedYesFledglings
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed
Incubation initiation2014-04-13Nest failure
Clutch hatchingReason for nest failure
2015 Nest Activity Report by bruceg
Adult arrival2015-03-30Nestlings
Nest OccupiedYesFledglings
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg laying2015-04-13Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation2015-04-16Nest failure
Clutch hatchingReason for nest failure

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

2015-04-23 by bruceg
Bird on Nest -- Location of nest changed to nearby tree within 100 yards of previous location. Stickpin changed.

2015-03-10 by bruceg
Lone bird spotted on previous nest location. Nest blown away in 2014-2015 winter.

2014-06-30 by bruceg
One adult on nest.

2014-06-28 by bruceg
No action at nest. Couple of Osprey flying overhead

2014-06-22 by bruceg
Adult perched on snag above nest. No second adult. No chicks.

2014-06-16 by bruceg
One adult standing on nest. No sighting of chicks. Second adult flew past seeming to drop a fish on nest. Third osprey chased second adult. All adults left the nest never to return for the 20 minutes of observation from kayak. An hour later - one adult seen standing on nest from Rt 199 location - no sight of chicks.

2014-06-14 by bruceg
Female on nest, rearranging sticks, no chicks visible, but they will only be visible when they are larger due to the viewing angle.

2014-05-03 by bruceg
Bird on nest -- no second bird in sight

2014-04-28 by bruceg
Adult still sitting in nest

2014-04-19 by bruceg
Adult sitting well down in nest, start date of incubation is approximate.

2014-04-10 by bruceg
Nest built. One adult standing on nest; second adult on snag just above nest.

2014-03-22 by bruceg
Both adults observed at the nest, one perching above nest, other perching in nearby tree