Nest #3445

Nickname: Laurel Harbor 2
Nest substrate: Osprey Nest Platform
Nest Location Description: Laurel Harbor 2. 14-July-19: 1730 to 1800 hrs. 85º, Clear sky, light breeze. One adult flying low over bay near nest. One nestling perched on nest watching adult. Second adult perched utility pole 200 ft of nest with second nestling. Appears nestlings have or nearly have fledged.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: New Jersey Osprey Project
Latitude: 39.8601357673
Longitude: -74.1291318354
Followers: None

Past Seasons

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

Activity reports

2013 Nest Activity Report by Ben Wurst
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 2
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2015 Nest Activity Report by ricardop
Adult arrival 03/30/2015 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active   First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2018 Nest Activity Report by Kate Manna
Adult arrival 03/19/2018 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active   First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
Nest Activity Report by Wildcat
Adult arrival 07/03/2019 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying 05/25/2019 Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 05/27/2019 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 06/04/2019 Reason for nest failure
2018 Nest Activity Report by Wildcat
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied   Fledglings
Nest Active   First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2017 Nest Activity Report by Wildcat
Adult arrival 08/01/2019 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active   First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

08/01/2019 by Wildcat
Time: 1515 to 1600 hrs. Weather clear with scattered clouds, 84º F, SE wind at 5 mph. Netlings have fledged recently within past 10 days. Fledglings perched on nest feeding, with adults perched on piling blow nest, # 2 on utility pole 100 ft to west. One juvenile flew from nest across bay just above water at 1535 hrs. 1550 hrs, both adults left perches. Juveniles not quite on there own but use nest as comfort station.

07/07/2019 by Wildcat
1400 to 1445 hrs. 81º F, clear with ENE wind at 10 mph. One adult 2 nestlings in nest and feeding. Second adult arrived 1415 hrs. and perched on low piling below nest. Adult #1 left nest at 1407 hrs, circled and returned. Adults and nestlings vocalizing. Nestlings flapping and lifting off nest. Fully feathered.

07/03/2019 by Wildcat
3-July-19, 1545 to 1645 hrs. Mostly cloudy, 84º F. E wind at 5 mph. Adult feeding 2 nestlings. Almost fully feathered. Second adult perched on piling below nest. Nestlings flapping.

06/26/2019 by Wildcat
Time, 1100 to 1200 hrs. 81º F, clear and calm. Adult and 2 nestlings in nest. Adult left nest at 1125 hrs. and two adults returned at 1127 hrs. and perched on nest. One adult flew off several minutes after landing. Nestlings developing feathers.

06/24/2019 by Wildcat
Time, 1500 to 1600 hrs. 78º F, mostly cloudy with South wind at 5 to 10 mph. One adult on nest joined by #2 at 1530 hrs. Two (2) nestlings visible. Dog running along beach near nest caused both adults to swoop down in false attack mode and vocalize during "attack". Asked dog's owner to refrain from letting dog run on beach in protected area. She complied.

06/04/2019 by Wildcat
Time, 1100 to 1130 hrs. 67º F, clear and calm. One adult perched on nest rim with one nestling visible with pin feathers.

05/27/2019 by Wildcat
time, 0945 to 1045 hrs. 75º F, clear sky with NNE wind at 10 mph. One adult in nest bowl. #2 arrived at 1023 hrs with fish. both adults feeding until 1029 hrs when #2 flew off toward west. No nestlings visible. Not sure when eggs laid.

05/25/2019 by Wildcat
Time; 1245 to 1345 hrs. 66º F, Cloudy with South wind at 5 to 10 mph. Adult in nest bowl. Second adult arrived at 1303 hrs, with stick weaving into nest. $A 2 left nest heading West. did not return during rest of observation.

05/24/2019 by Wildcat
Nest erected around 2010 plus or minus a year or two by the Lacey Township Environmental Commission. Posted 2 Osprey "Warning", active Osprey Nest Ahead, signs. One on utility pole next to road an second on bulkhead on beach 150 yards south of nest pole.

06/27/2016 by Sherrie
This nest is very active. There appear to be two chicks. Based on regular observation, they are likely three to four weeks old. Witnessed feedings.

03/18/2016 by Sherrie
Witnessed first Osprey of the season at the nest today. Two ospreys spotted, with only one in the nest. Left briefly to fish, then brought the fish to the nest.