Nickname
GlebeGut
Coordinates
(37.2131, -76.7372)
Substrate
Dead Tree
Description
Nest in dead pine. Established for several years.
Followers
None
What to look for
Review All Observations
2017 - ChrisC2016 - ChrisC2015 - ChrisC2014 - ChrisC2013 - LibbyM2013 - ChrisC2012 - ChrisC
aAdult Arrival3/26/173/12/163/28/153/14/143/13/133/15/12
aOccupiedYesYesYesYesNoNoNo
aActive
bEgg Laying
bIncubation Initiation5/7/164/28/154/12/144/13/134/13/134/10/12
cClutch Hatching5/18/145/19/13
dNestlings023
eFledglings00023
eFirst Chick Fledging7/13/147/10/12
fChicks Last Observed8/15/149/4/12
xNest Failure4/6/176/18/165/17/156/13/13
xReason For Nest Failurenest destroyed during stormunknown reasonunknown reasonnest destroyed during storm

Past Seasons

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

Activity reports

2012 Nest Activity Report by ChrisC
Adult arrival2012-03-15Nestlings3
Nest OccupiedNoFledglings3
Nest Active First chick fledging2012-07-10
Egg layingChicks last observed2012-09-04
Incubation initiation2012-04-10Nest failure
Clutch hatchingReason for nest failure
2013 Nest Activity Report by ChrisC
Adult arrival2013-03-13Nestlings
Nest OccupiedNoFledglings
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed
Incubation initiation2013-04-13Nest failure
Clutch hatching2013-05-19Reason for nest failure
2013 Nest Activity Report by LibbyM
Adult arrivalNestlings
Nest OccupiedNoFledglings
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed
Incubation initiation2013-04-13Nest failure2013-06-13
Clutch hatchingReason for nest failurenest destroyed during storm
2014 Nest Activity Report by ChrisC
Adult arrival2014-03-14Nestlings2
Nest OccupiedYesFledglings2
Nest Active First chick fledging2014-07-13
Egg layingChicks last observed2014-08-15
Incubation initiation2014-04-12Nest failure
Clutch hatching2014-05-18Reason for nest failure
2015 Nest Activity Report by ChrisC
Adult arrival2015-03-28Nestlings
Nest OccupiedYesFledglings0
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed
Incubation initiation2015-04-28Nest failure2015-05-17
Clutch hatchingReason for nest failureunknown reason
2016 Nest Activity Report by ChrisC
Adult arrival2016-03-12Nestlings
Nest OccupiedYesFledglings0
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed
Incubation initiation2016-05-07Nest failure2016-06-18
Clutch hatchingReason for nest failureunknown reason
2017 Nest Activity Report by ChrisC
Adult arrival2017-03-26Nestlings0
Nest OccupiedYesFledglings0
Nest Active First chick fledging
Egg layingChicks last observed
Incubation initiationNest failure2017-04-06
Clutch hatchingReason for nest failurenest destroyed during storm

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

2017-05-29 by ChrisC
Female Osprey on dead tree on opposite side of road. Duck blind empty.

2017-05-26 by ChrisC
Dead tree on opposite side of road empty. Pair of Osprey perched on roof nearby duck blind. Sticks on roof (camouflage?) but no nest.

2017-05-21 by ChrisC
Dead tree on opposite side of road empty. Female Osprey perched on another dead tree behind it.

2017-05-19 by ChrisC
Pair of Osprey on dead tree on opposite side of road. Sticks remain, but still no nest developed.

2017-05-14 by ChrisC
Female Osprey on dead tree on opposite side of road at first. Later, tree is empty.

2017-05-07 by ChrisC
Female Osprey on dead tree on opposite side of road. Sticks remain, but still not a nest.

2017-04-29 by ChrisC
Female Osprey on dead tree on opposite side of road. A few more stick present but still not a nest.

2017-04-23 by ChrisC
Female Osprey on dead tree on opposite side of road.

2017-04-22 by ChrisC
Female Osprey on dead tree on opposite side of road. Male arrives with small stick, but drops it. A few stick in the tree but not a nest. One of the branches in the tree has fallen during the week.

2017-04-16 by ChrisC
Male Osprey on dead tree on opposite side of road. A few sticks present, possible re-build?

2017-04-15 by ChrisC
Two Osprey perched on dead tree on opposite side of the road. No re-build activity noticed.

2017-04-09 by ChrisC
Main trunk of the tree and the nest have been destroyed (presumably in storms of 4/6). Only one dead and fragile looking trunk of the tree remains. Female Osprey perched on this with a sick on her talons. Possible re-build?

2017-04-09 by jude
Let's hope they rebuild. This has been a productive pair for many years. I hope the storm doesn't prevent them from nesting this year. They still have time...

2017-04-02 by ChrisC
Two Ospreys perched in and next to the nest.

2017-04-01 by ChrisC
Two Ospreys perched next to the nest.

2017-03-26 by ChrisC
One Osprey seen on the nest, flies off and joins another in nearby tree.

2017-03-17 by ChrisC
Nest empty at first. Three Ospreys flying overhead. Later one Osprey lands on nest briefly.

2017-03-12 by ChrisC
Female Osprey perched next to nest for extended period

2017-03-11 by ChrisC
One Osprey on the nest. Flies off, joins another flying nearby.

2016-08-21 by ChrisC
Nest empty

2016-08-11 by ChrisC
Nest empty

2016-08-06 by ChrisC
Male perched next to nest, female perched in dead tree 10 yards away.

2016-07-30 by ChrisC
One adult on the nest, other perched 10 yards away.

2016-07-23 by ChrisC
Nest empty

2016-07-16 by ChrisC
One adult on the nest

2016-07-09 by ChrisC
Nothing seen in nest, adult female perched in nearby dead tree.

2016-07-04 by ChrisC
Nothing seen on nest

2016-06-26 by ChrisC
Adult male and female on nest at first. Male flies of with his fish. Female flies off soon after. Neither return while observing.

2016-06-25 by ChrisC
Female perched next to nest at first, then flies off to join male in tree about 300 yards away. Stays there for at least 15-20 minutes!

2016-06-18 by ChrisC
Female sat up to the side of the nest. No chicks seen.

2016-06-12 by ChrisC
One bird sat low in nest.

2016-06-04 by ChrisC
One bird sat low in nest.

2016-05-29 by ChrisC
One bird sat low in nest.

2016-05-22 by ChrisC
One bird sat low in the nest.

2016-05-15 by ChrisC
One bird sat low in nest.

2016-05-08 by ChrisC
One bird sat low in nest.

2016-05-01 by ChrisC
One bird sat on nest.

2016-04-24 by ChrisC
Nothing at first, then one Osprey perches nearby. Later female next to nest, male arrives, copulation, male flies off to get sticks.

2016-04-17 by ChrisC
Nothing on nest (motorbike parked at base of tree), one osprey perched nearby.

2016-03-27 by ChrisC
Nothing on nest, 3 osprey performing aerial acrobatics / chases nearby.

2016-03-19 by ChrisC
Female next to nest

2016-03-13 by ChrisC
Two Ospreys on the nest for at least 20 minutes, in spite of eagles nearby.

2016-03-12 by ChrisC
Two Ospreys seen. Female on nest, male in nearby tree eating fish.

2016-03-06 by ChrisC
One Osprey flying nearby.

2015-09-06 by ChrisC
Nest empty. One Osprey soaring above.

2015-08-22 by ChrisC
Adult female perched in tree on opposite side of the road, preening.

2015-08-16 by ChrisC
Adult female perched in nearby tree, adult male perched in tree on opposite side of the road.

2015-08-13 by ChrisC
Nest empty.

2015-08-02 by ChrisC
One bird visits nest briefly

2015-08-01 by ChrisC
Adult female perched next to nest (~6 ft away). Stays there for at least 30 minutes.

2015-07-26 by ChrisC
Adult female perched next to nest (~6 ft away). Stays there for at least 30 minutes.

2015-07-05 by ChrisC
Nest empty

2015-06-28 by ChrisC
Nest empty

2015-06-21 by ChrisC
Nest empty. Female in nearby tree.

2015-06-14 by ChrisC
Nest empty.

2015-06-07 by ChrisC
Nest appears empty.

2015-05-25 by ChrisC
Nest empty for 15-20 minutes observation period. Pair of birds perched in tree about 80 yards away for a while.

2015-05-17 by ChrisC
Female perched next to the nest for 10-15 minutes

2015-04-30 by ChrisC
One bird on nest - very low!!

2015-04-28 by ChrisC
One bird (Female) on nest - very low!! Incubating

2015-04-26 by ChrisC
Female on nest, not particularly low (may be the angle).

2015-04-19 by bruceg
Adult sitting on nest

2015-04-19 by ChrisC
Female on nest, not very low. Male arrives with nest material, arranges it & flies off. Female moves to side of nest, then flies off to get nesting material, settling back on the nest. Male returns, copulation takes place. He flies off.

2015-04-17 by ChrisC
Female bird perched near the nest.

2015-04-12 by ChrisC
Female bird perched on edge of nest.

2015-04-07 by osprey007
Osprey sitting on nest

2015-04-05 by ChrisC
One bird perched on edge of nest. Other perched nearby

2015-03-28 by ChrisC
Male perched in the nest. Later 2 birds briefly on nest.

2015-03-08 by ChrisC
Female perched in the nest.

2014-08-29 by ChrisC
Nest empty

2014-08-24 by ChrisC
Nest empty

2014-08-15 by ChrisC
One juvenile on nest. Flies off on my approach.

2014-08-09 by ChrisC
One juvenile perched nearby. Flies off, and returns to nearby tree.

2014-08-03 by ChrisC
One juvenile in nest, one perched nearby. Nearby one flies off. Other remains on the nest.

2014-07-27 by ChrisC
One juvenile in nest, one perched nearby. Nearby one flies off briefly then returns.

2014-07-13 by ChrisC
One juvenile in nest, other perched just above. Female nearby, male in nearby tree. Juvenile perched above flies off and around for a couple of minutes then returns to the nest. Shortly after, male delivers fish which the 1st juvenile starts to eat. A few minutes later male delivers another fish giving the 2nd juvenile a meal. Successful parenting!

2014-07-06 by ChrisC
Two chicks in nest, female to the side. Male delivers fish then flies off.

2014-07-04 by ChrisC
Female visible on nest. Occasional head/wings popping up from inside.

2014-06-29 by ChrisC
One adult and two chicks visible in nest (see photo)

2014-06-15 by ChrisC
One adult on the nest, standing, possible 2 chicks visible.

2014-06-08 by ChrisC
One adult on the nest, appears to be shading the chick(s). One chick visible.

2014-06-01 by ChrisC
Female on nest, male to the side. Female flies off, Male moves to nest after 2-3 mins. Female returns to nest after about 5 minutes and displaces Male at the center. Seems to shade the chicks. Male then flies off and returns with nesting material.

2014-05-23 by ChrisC
Both birds on nest at first. Appear to be feeding chicks - no young visible. One bird flies off, returning several minutes later to perch nearby.

2014-05-22 by ChrisC
One bird low on nest. Sat slightly higher than last few weeks. Head bobbing down occasionally - possible chicks.

2014-05-18 by ChrisC
One bird in nest, definitely attending to something in the nest, head up and down. Then settles low - still eggs to incubate?. Other bird in nearby tree.

2014-05-11 by ChrisC
One bird low in nest.

2014-04-26 by ChrisC
One bird low in nest.

2014-04-15 by ChrisC
One bird low on nest. Other perched in tree next to it. Probable incubation.

2014-04-12 by ChrisC
One bird on nest. Other perched next to it, then flies off. Bird in nest remains, sitting low down - possible incubation.

2014-04-06 by ChrisC
One bird on nest.

2014-03-30 by ChrisC
Pair perched next to nest

2014-03-24 by ChrisC
Female next to nest, Male perched in dead tree 10 yards away.

2014-03-14 by ChrisC
Pair seen in/around the nest - Male bringing nesting material

2014-03-12 by TK
One osprey viewed in the tree

2014-03-09 by ChrisC
One Osprey seen perched nearby, flies off on approach.

2013-08-24 by ChrisC
Nest is empty

2013-08-04 by ChrisC
Nest is empty. Nothing seen nearby

2013-07-28 by ChrisC
Nothing seen either in or near the nest.

2013-07-21 by ChrisC
Nest is empty. Adult nearby on fallen tree in river

2013-07-14 by ChrisC
Nest is empty. Adult in tree nearby

2013-07-05 by ChrisC
Nest is empty. Nothing seen nearby

2013-06-30 by ChrisC
Adult bird perched near site of newly re-built nest.

2013-06-30 by LibbyM
Nest partially rebuilt. Adult osprey perched nearby.

2013-06-23 by ChrisC
Attempt to rebuild in remaining part of tree. Adult bird perched nearby.

2013-06-16 by LibbyM
Nest blown out in storm. 2 adults present at tree today.

2013-06-14 by TK
One lone adult in the tree looking over the spot where the nest had been a day ago. Nest lost due to storm around 5 p.m. June 13, 2013

2013-05-26 by LibbyM
1 adult feeding young

2013-05-19 by ChrisC
One bird (F) low in the nest. Male arrives with food. Female starts feeding chick(s).

2013-05-19 by LibbyM
One adult brooding young.

2013-05-12 by ChrisC
One bird low in the nest.

2013-04-29 by LibbyM
Adult incubating eggs.

2013-04-28 by ChrisC
One bird low in the nest, male perched in nearby tree. Eagle comes close, perches nearby and is mobbed by the male.

2013-04-27 by ChrisC
Apr 21 - One bird low in the nest, male perched in nearby tree.

2013-04-18 by ChrisC
One bird perched low in nest. Other perched in nearby tree, then next to nest.

2013-04-15 by ChrisC
13 Apr - One bird perched low in nest - possibly incubating. Other near side of nest, and then on nearby tree.

2013-04-07 by ChrisC
7 Apr - Nest empty. After about 10 mins saw an eagle soaring around the nest. Ospreys were nearby. 6 Apr - One bird perched near side of nest, other nearby, then joins her.

2013-03-31 by ChrisC
Looks like the male is in the nest with the female perched just outside.

2013-03-23 by LibbyM
2 adults present at nest.

2013-03-18 by ChrisC
This weekend both male and female birds have been active in and around the nest.

2012-08-11 by ChrisC
One juvenile in nest, another perches a few feet away.

2012-08-04 by ChrisC
One then two juveniles perched near the nest. At one point one briefly visits the nest. Others (parents / sibling?) circling around nearby.

2012-07-29 by ChrisC
All 3 juveniles perched in nearby trees. One later visits the nest briefly

2012-07-28 by ChrisC
Juveniles flying nearby and perched near the nest (2 seen). None in the nest when observed.

2012-07-22 by ChrisC
Juveniles in and around the nest. At one point all 3 in the nest. Parent brings a fish which is eaten by one of the birds as the others look on.

2012-07-21 by ChrisC
Juveniles in and around the nest. Perched nearby and attempting to fish.

2012-07-14 by ChrisC
All chicks in and out of the nest, flying around and perching within a few hundred yards. Nest empty at times.

2012-07-11 by ChrisC
Jul 10 - Two chicks out of the nest. One still inside with female. Male in tree about 50 yards away. Three chicks for sure. Jul 7 - Four birds in the nest at first. One/two fly off leaving 2 visible juveniles.

2012-07-01 by ChrisC
Jul 1 - Four birds in the nest! Looks like 1 adult female and 3 juveniles? (See photo) Jun 24 - Chicks not visible. Female at side of nest, then flies off, returning to perch nearby.

2012-06-17 by ChrisC
Jun 9 - Female perched on side of nest, shading chicks. Two chicks visible. Jun 17 - Adult birds flying around, and doing some maintenance on the nest. Chicks quite large. Two visible.

2012-06-03 by ChrisC
Jun 2 - Female flies off as I approach, returns 5 mins later with stick. Perches back on nest. Jun 3 - Nest vacant at first, and remains so for about 10-15 mins. Female returns with fish and starts eating it. Not seen feeding chicks. She then flies off again and returns a few minutes later. Concerned at what this might mean for the chicks, but then she perches back on nest, and 2 chicks are seen.

2012-05-27 by ChrisC
Male has been bringing fish over the last few days. Female feeding the chicks and herself. Occasionally male has flown off with the fish. Female seems to be shading the chicks from the sun. Chicks still not visible from below.

2012-05-20 by ChrisC
May 16 - Female sat off to the side of the nest with head bobbing down into it. Then settles down low on nest. May 19 - Female perched on side of nest, male about 2 feet away. Male flies off and returns about 10 mins later - feeding chicks? May 20 - Female on nest, male delivers fish, she tears it up. No chicks visible.

2012-05-13 by ChrisC
Not much change in activity over that last 2 weeks, with one bird sat low in nest. On May 12th noisy activity nearby seemed to disturb the birds. Male(?) flying around keeping his eye on things. Female(?) left nest for about 10 minutes at one point. May 13th Noticed the bird on the nest bobbing its head down regularly. Possibly dealing with chicks? Other bird (male?) landed on the nest for 3-4 minutes and flew off again.

2012-04-28 by ChrisC
After not observing for 2 weeks. noticed bird sitting low on nest, presumably incubating. Partner perched nearby. This was on April 21st. Similar behavior seen today (28th ).

2012-03-30 by ChrisC
Photographed on the nest

2012-03-25 by ChrisC
Birds observed on nest, but still pretty skittish. Will fly off if bicycles or pedestrians pass within 50 yards.

2012-03-18 by ChrisC
Pair of Ospreys nearby, but only occasionally on the nest.