Nest #4509

Nickname: Nest43
Nest substrate: Utility Pole
Nest Location Description: Nest on pole crossbars supporting overhead utility cables at SE end of Oak Creek Bridge.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Chesapeake Bay Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 38.7529108172843
Longitude: -76.1722557399158
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 1
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 Juniper
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
2013 Nest Activity Report by Juniper
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 Juniper
Adult arrival 03/16/2015 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
2015 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 08/16/2015
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2016 Nest Activity Report by JanR
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
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 06/02/2017
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure unknown reason
2018 Nest Activity Report by JanR
Adult arrival 04/10/2018 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

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

08/07/2018 by JanR
28 July 2018 pair of birds on good nest, appears nest failed

07/23/2018 by JanR
21 June 2018 bird sitting on pole, but not attending nest

07/23/2018 by JanR
19 July 2018 no birds, nest good, appears nest failed

05/18/2018 by JanR
05/10/2018 female incubating

04/27/2018 by JanR
pair present but not incubating

08/18/2015 by JanR
08/16/2015 female and one fledgling on nest, another fledgling nearby on pole

07/29/2015 by JanR
07/27/2015 female feeding two nestlings about 6 weeks old

07/20/2015 by JanR
06/26/2015 female brooding at least one nestling about 3-4 weeks old - nestling not visible earlier in day

07/20/2015 by JanR
06/26/2015 female on nest, no nestlings visible

06/19/2015 by Juniper
7pm - Adult perching on nest edge. Two gray downy nestlings observed. Another adult perching on nearby utility pole.

05/31/2015 by Juniper
7pm - Adult laying in nest.

05/08/2015 by Juniper
7pm - Adult laying in nest. Another adult perching on nearby utility pole.

04/12/2015 by Juniper
4pm - Noticed two adults perching on separate utility poles nearby.

03/25/2015 by Juniper
3pm - No activity seen.

03/16/2015 by Juniper
1:30pm - Adult seen perching on power line cross bars.

03/13/2015 by Juniper
1:30pm - Old nest intact. No activity seen.