Nest #4503

Nickname: Nest 37
Nest substrate: Duck Blind
Nest Location Description: atop offshore duckblind on small island in east-central portion of Blackwalnut Harbor
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Chesapeake Bay Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 38.681993
Longitude: -76.33183
Followers: None

Past Seasons

Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012

Activity reports

2013 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 Not far from the shoreline, possible predator
2014 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 duckblind removed after hunting season only few poles remain in 2014
2012 Nest Activity Report by JanR
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
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 nest slid off roof gable
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 2
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 2
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed 09/03/2017
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2018 Nest Activity Report by JanR
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

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

08/16/2018 by JanR
5 and 12 August 2018 female and three fledglings on nest. On 12 August site mostly destroyed by wind sheer, but male, female and three fledglings sitting on remains of site

08/16/2018 by JanR
29 July 2018 female and three fledglings on nest site

07/23/2018 by JanR
22 July 2018 male and female on nest with three 7-week old nestlings

07/20/2018 by JanR
8 July 2018 female brooding three nestlings 5-weeks old; 15 July 2018 female brooding three nestlings 6-weeks old, male present

06/30/2018 by JanR
06/24/2018 female brooding on good big nest, male not present

05/18/2018 by JanR
04/15/2018 male and female on good nest 05/10/2018 female incubating, male present

08/18/2015 by JanR
08/16/2015 pair of birds on blind roof with new partial nest on gable

08/10/2015 by JanR
08/09/2015 no birds on blind

08/10/2015 by JanR
08/02/2015 a bird perched on blind

07/29/2015 by JanR
07/26/2015 three birds perched on blind, all flew later, no nest, sticks protruding from inside blind

07/20/2015 by JanR
07/12/2015 pair of birds on roof, some sticks visible sticking out from inside blind

07/20/2015 by JanR
05/09/2015 un-brushed blind on poles again with bird on top sharply sloped roof. nest sticks appear to slip off roof peak over back or into blind. no visible nest

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