Nest #4343

Nickname: 2221 Windward Shore Dr Platform
Nest substrate: Osprey Nest Platform
Nest Location Description: Platform adjacent to dock of 2221 Windward Shore Dr.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: The Center for Conservation Biology, Virginia Aquarium, Chesapeake Bay Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 36.905614
Longitude: -76.042778
Followers: None

Past Seasons

Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2019 2017 2015 2014 2013

Activity reports

2013 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 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2014 Nest Activity Report by Reese
Adult arrival Nestlings 3
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
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 04/05/2014 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 05/14/2014 Reason for nest failure
2015 Nest Activity Report by Reese
Adult arrival Nestlings 3
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
2015 Nest Activity Report by Crystal
Adult arrival Nestlings 3
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
2017 Nest Activity Report by Reese
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
2019 Nest Activity Report by Reese
Adult arrival Nestlings 1
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 0
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure 06/18/2019
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure unknown reason

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

06/22/2017 by Reese
June 22, 2017 - Banded two chicks purple 16/D and 17/D

06/18/2017 by Reese
June 15, 2017 - 2 chicks 25-30 days old

07/11/2015 by Reese
On July 8 Osprey banded 87/B was spotted floating in the water near its nest. A kayaker rescued the bird and it was taken to Pearl Beamer. On July 11 Osprey 87/B was released at Little Neck Point and it flew perfectly.

06/19/2015 by Crystal
Banded 3 chicks: Right USGS 0928-13960/Left purple 87/B; Right USGS 0928-13961/Left purple 88/B; Right USGS 0928-13910/Left purple 40/B.

06/08/2015 by Crystal
3 chicks 3 weeks old.

05/27/2015 by Crystal
Female behavior suggests there are chicks in nest. Adult male seen near nest.

05/06/2015 by Reese
Three eggs as of may 4, 2015

05/04/2015 by Crystal
3 eggs (all reddish). Adult female at nest.

08/12/2014 by Reese
Osprey banded 67/B was rescued in the water by Va Beach SPCA and taken to Dr Poutous at Midway Vetson Aug 11. The Osprey died from having swallowed too much salt water.

07/17/2014 by Crystal
1 juvenile seen in nest--flew off and returned but could not see bands.

06/18/2014 by Crystal
2 adults seen at nest both unbanded. 3 chicks in nest 5+ weeks old.

06/18/2014 by LibbyM

06/18/2014 by Reese
Three chicks about 40 to 45 days of age. Banded by CCB and Virginia Aquarium with purple leg bands 67/B, 68/B, and 69/B.

07/01/2013 by LibbyM
Three chicks ~50 days old.