Nest #4499

Nickname: Nest 33
Nest substrate: Channel Marker
Nest Location Description: nest on green navigational night marker along entrance to Blackwalnut Harbor
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Chesapeake Bay Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 38.681591
Longitude: -76.335092
Followers: None

Past Seasons

Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013

Activity reports

2013 Nest Activity Report by JanR
Adult arrival Nestlings 2
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
2014 Nest Activity Report by JanR
Adult arrival Nestlings 1
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 1
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed 07/20/2014
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2015 Nest Activity Report by JanR
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 0
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure unknown reason
2016 Nest Activity Report by JanR
Adult arrival Nestlings 0
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 0
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure 06/25/2016
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure unknown reason
2017 Nest Activity Report by JanR
Adult arrival Nestlings 0
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 0
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure unknown reason
2018 Nest Activity Report by JanR
Adult arrival Nestlings 0
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 0
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

08/16/2018 by JanR
29 July 2018 same as 22 July

07/23/2018 by JanR
22 July 2018 male and female on marker railing, nest empty

07/20/2018 by JanR
8 July 2018 male and female on marker railing, nest empty; 15 July 2018 female on railing, nest empty

07/02/2018 by JanR
07/01/2018 no birds present

06/30/2018 by JanR
06/24/2018 male and female perched on marker railing above nest suggesting nest may have failed

05/18/2018 by JanR
04/15/2018 no birds no nest on marker

05/18/2018 by JanR
05/06/2018 male and female on marker with pile of sticks

08/18/2015 by JanR
08/16/2015 same as 8/9

08/10/2015 by JanR
08/02/2015 bird perched on railing around navigational aide, nothing in portion of nest visible

08/10/2015 by JanR
08/09/2015 two birds perched on railing around navigational aide, both appeared to be adults, nothing visible in nest

07/29/2015 by JanR
07/26/2015 two birds perched on railing around navigational aide, marker plaque prevents seeing nest, but nestlings suggested

07/20/2015 by JanR
05/09/2015 female incubating in good nest on navigational aide

07/20/2015 by JanR
07/12/2015 female on nest site, could not detect any nestlings but behavior suggests nestling

07/20/2015 by JanR
07/18/2015 same as 7/12