Nickname
Frenchman replacement
Coordinates
(39.8506, -120.152)
Substrate
Dead Tree
Description
Nest is in Frenchman Canyon approx. one mile below the dam on the east side of the road. It is on a side branch about 15 feet below the top of a 90 foot dead Jeffery Pine, and on the same ridge line as Nest #1069 which blew down this past winter.
Followers
None
What to look for
Review All Observations
2019 - olympus2018 - olympus2017 - olympus2016 - olympus2015 - olympus
aAdult Arrival
aOccupiedYesYesYesYesNo
aActive
bEgg Laying
bIncubation Initiation
cClutch Hatching
dNestlings2122
eFledglings22122
eFirst Chick Fledging
fChicks Last Observed7/19/18
xNest Failure
xReason For Nest Failure

Past Seasons

Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015

Activity reports

2015 Nest Activity Report by olympus
Adult arrivalNestlings2
Nest OccupiedNoFledglings2
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed
Incubation initiationNest failure
Clutch hatchingReason for nest failure
2016 Nest Activity Report by olympus
Adult arrivalNestlings2
Nest OccupiedYesFledglings2
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed
Incubation initiationNest failure
Clutch hatchingReason for nest failure
2017 Nest Activity Report by olympus
Adult arrivalNestlings1
Nest OccupiedYesFledglings1
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed
Incubation initiationNest failure
Clutch hatchingReason for nest failure
2018 Nest Activity Report by olympus
Adult arrivalNestlings2
Nest OccupiedYesFledglings2
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed2018-07-19
Incubation initiationNest failure
Clutch hatchingReason for nest failure
2019 Nest Activity Report by olympus
Adult arrivalNestlings
Nest OccupiedYesFledglings2
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed
Incubation initiationNest failure
Clutch hatchingReason for nest failure

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

2019-06-20 by olympus
6/18 One adult in the nest with what appears to be 2 downy chicks.

2019-06-20 by olympus
5/30 a local heavy rain hit the site, but one adult observed very low in the nest well.

2019-05-10 by olympus
05/06/19 One bird very low in nest, in incubation posture.

2019-03-30 by olympus
3/30/19 A lone bird was perched above the nest. 4/7/19 Two birds were in the nest.

2018-05-17 by olympus
5/14/18 One adult in the nest, one perched beside the nest.

2018-05-17 by olympus
4/12/18 Observed an adult landing on the nest. 4/16/18 One adult in the nest.

2017-08-01 by olympus
6/29/17 One adult observed low in nest. 7/11/17 Adult on on edge of nest, possibly feeding young. Cannot see to tell if young are present. 7/19/17 No activity at nest, appears abandoned. Dates suggest at least one fledged before 7/11/17..

2017-06-11 by olympus
4/11/17 This nest was blown off the tree. 5/2/17 The nest has been rebuilt on the same limb. 5/8/17 One adult in the nest, one alongside the nest. 5/19/17 One low in nest, incubating posture. 6/2/17 Hard to see if one is in nest in low posture, but one seen flying in area.

2016-08-05 by olympus
7/19/16 Two fully feathered young on edge of nest.

2016-08-05 by olympus
7/12/16 One adult feeding two young.

2016-07-07 by olympus
7/6/16 One fully feathered chick on edge of nest. No adults seen in the area.

2016-07-07 by olympus
6/29/16 One adult appears to be attending to at least one young in the nest. Very hard to see into the nest.

2016-06-11 by olympus
6/8/16 One adult deep into the nest, very windy.

2016-06-11 by olympus
5/26/16 One adult deep in the nest.

2016-05-23 by olympus
5/13/16 One adult in incubating posture, one flying around structure.

2016-05-23 by olympus
4/20/16 One adult in the nest, one perched on top of the snag.

2016-04-14 by olympus
April 11, two birds were observed at thje nest.

2015-05-14 by olympus
05/13/15 Cold, windy and raining. One observed very low in nest, possibly incubating.

2015-04-30 by olympus
04/29/15 Pair observed at the nest.

2015-04-30 by olympus
04/29/15 Pair obseved at the nest.

2015-04-17 by olympus
This new nest is, I believe, being built by the same pair that had occupied Nest #1069, the first nest I had observed here many years ago, before this survey began. #1069 blew down over the winter. It does not appear to be completed, but one bird was perched on the edge of what nest they had.