Nest #4339

Nickname: Broad Bay Green 23 Marker
Nest substrate: Channel Marker
Nest Location Description: Channel Marker green 23 in Broad Bay. Has ladder to access nest.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: The Center for Conservation Biology, Virginia Aquarium, Chesapeake Bay Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 36.871654
Longitude: -76.008843
Followers: None

Past Seasons

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

Activity reports

2013 Nest Activity Report by LibbyM
Adult arrival Nestlings 2
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2013 Nest Activity Report by Reese
Adult arrival Nestlings 2
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 1
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2014 Nest Activity Report by Reese
Adult arrival Nestlings 3
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 3
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2014 Nest Activity Report by LibbyM
Adult arrival Nestlings 3
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 04/08/2014 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 05/17/2014 Reason for nest failure
2015 Nest Activity Report by Reese
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied No Fledglings
Nest Active   First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2015 Nest Activity Report by Crystal
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied No Fledglings
Nest Active   First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2016 Nest Activity Report by Reese
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied No 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

07/18/2014 by Reese
July 17 - Two chicks on nest. While there Purple banded # 64/B took flight.

07/17/2014 by Crystal
2 fledglings seen at nest--one flew off during observation.

07/02/2014 by Crystal
2 chicks seen at nest 7+ weeks old. Third chick may have fledged already.

06/18/2014 by LibbyM
3 chicks, 4-5 weeks. Silver band L leg banded

06/18/2014 by Reese
Three chicks about 40 to 42 days of age. Banded with Purple leg bands 64/B, 65/B, and 66/B.

06/18/2014 by Crystal
2 adults seen at nest, female is banded. 3 chicks in nest 5+ weeks old.

07/17/2013 by Reese
On July 10 I was notified by a boater that there was a dead osprey on this nest. I checked out with help from the Harbormaster at Cavalier Golf & Yacht Club, but did not attempt to remove because the remaining live chick would have likely jumped into the water. I went back today and removed the dead juvenile banded purple 50/A. Cause of death is not known, but not fishline or other material. In photo attached dead chick on left of green marker.

07/01/2013 by LibbyM
Banded two chicks ~ 40-45 days old. collected one addled egg for contaminants analysis at VIMS. One adult was present at the nest.