Nest #453

Nickname: Hume's Drain
Nest substrate: Osprey Nest Platform
Nest Location Description: Lynnhaven River - Hume's Drain
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Virginia Aquarium, Chesapeake Bay Osprey Watchers, The Center for Conservation Biology
Latitude: 36.89607
Longitude: -76.095001
Followers: None

Past Seasons

Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012

Activity reports

2012 Nest Activity Report by Reese
Adult arrival 02/19/2012 Nestlings 3
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed 05/28/2012
Incubation initiation 03/23/2012 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2013 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 04/16/2013 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 05/11/2013 Reason for nest failure
2012 Nest Activity Report by Sam
Adult arrival 03/09/2012 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes 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 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 03/01/2014 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
2014 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
2013 Nest Activity Report by Crystal
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 2
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed 07/17/2014
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 03/29/2014 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 05/07/2014 Reason for nest failure
2015 Nest Activity Report by Reese
Adult arrival 03/07/2015 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes 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 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
2016 Nest Activity Report by Reese
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes 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 Pamela and William
Adult arrival 02/18/2017 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes 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 Reese
Adult arrival Nestlings 3
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure 06/08/2017
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure eggs or young killed by predator
2018 Nest Activity Report by Reese
Adult arrival 02/17/2018 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 03/15/2018 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 04/23/2018 Reason for nest failure
2019 Nest Activity Report by Reese
Adult arrival Nestlings 3
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 0
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure 06/03/2019
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure eggs or young killed by predator

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

02/20/2018 by Reese
First pair back on the Lynnhaven River in 2018 on Feb 17

02/18/2017 by Pamela and William
While kayaking on 2/18/17, observed two ospreys in the nest. One osprey was observed bringing a fish to the nest and shared with the other osprey. Will attempt to locate and upload photo.

07/01/2015 by Crystal
2 chicks ~6 weeks old.

06/19/2015 by Crystal
Banded one chick Right USGS 0928-13959/ Left purple 86/B.

06/18/2015 by Crystal
2 chicks 4+weeks old. 1 adult at nest.

06/26/2014 by Crystal
Two adults present on nest no chicks/fledglings seen

06/18/2014 by Crystal
3 chicks about 6 weeks old, adult female present--not banded

06/18/2014 by LibbyM
Too shallow. Pos-walk to.

05/22/2014 by Reese
May 22 2 chicks about 2 weeks old

07/01/2013 by LibbyM
Three chicks perched on nest.

06/21/2013 by LibbyM
Three 6 week old chicks.

04/25/2013 by LibbyM
2 adults present. One incubating eggs.

05/28/2012 by Reese
May 28 - three chicks about 3 weeks old.

03/09/2012 by Sam
Appeared to have new nest material added and occupied by two ospreys