Nest #3840

Nickname: Roosevelt
Nest substrate: Cell Tower
Nest Location Description: One adult observed arriving from a southerly direction and perching on one of the antennas above the nest.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Chesapeake Bay Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 36.916377
Longitude: -76.221216
Followers: None

Past Seasons

Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2017 2013

Activity reports

2013 Nest Activity Report by MCE
Adult arrival Nestlings 1
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 1
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging 07/20/2013
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2017 Nest Activity Report by LauraLOVESbirds
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed 06/30/2017
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

06/30/2017 by LauraLOVESbirds
11:40am -Vocalizing. At least 3 birds. One in nest, one above and one below. Photoed. 87°F

08/18/2013 by MCE
Fledging is remaining at the nest; frequently observed calling out loudly from the antenna, and sometimes sitting in the nest and talking softly alone. No adults have been observed for weeks.

07/20/2013 by MCE
Osprey formerly known as the nestling, fledged today and shadowed the father while the mother remained on an antenna.

07/08/2013 by MCE
Appears to be a family discussion; both parents perched on adjacent antennae, nestling sits attentively in the center of the nest.

06/29/2013 by MCE
9:15 am: Lone adult perched above nest, pestered by a mockingbird, then 2. Assault continues causing the adult to leave and circle the nest. A head pops up and the nestling arises, standing as if to lend support. Mockingbirds leave, nestling settles back down.

06/25/2013 by MCE
Nestling has grown, now sitting at edge of nest looking out. Adult is perched above and behind; both are facing east-- away from the sun, appear to be contemplating fledging (today, tomorrow, soon).

06/23/2013 by MCE
Adult remains above nest, one good-sized nestling clearly visible sitting up in nest. Have not seen two adults at nest for over a month.

06/08/2013 by MCE
Oh! a nestling; one observed next to adult, 2:05 pm

06/08/2013 by MCE
One osprey perched above nest, briefly pestered by mockingbird. No other activity duing 15 min observation.

05/19/2013 by MCE
9:30am: Female appears to be feeding nestlings while male perched on antenna above nest. (Female sitting on the north edge of nest, breaking up food and reaching into the nest.) No nestlings visible from ground level observation point.

05/05/2013 by MCE
1005: Adult brought something to the nest (long, ribbon-like);

04/13/2013 by MCE
9:10 am-- Male brought fish to the nest and sat on antenna above nest.

04/07/2013 by MCE
4/7/13 Female on nest. Male sits in leafless tree below nest. Blackbirds visit nearby branches but show no hostility.

03/30/2013 by MCE
3/30/13 9:20-9:50 am Adult remained on antenna above nest durng observation. (Unable to see in nest due to height.)

03/27/2013 by MCE
3/27/13 Observed one adult perched above nest @ 5:10 pm.