Nest #458

Nickname: Wilson Nest
Nest substrate: Osprey Nest Platform
Nest Location Description: Wilson Nest - Lynnhaven River - End of Old Shell Rd. in Little Neck.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Virginia Aquarium, Chesapeake Bay Osprey Watchers, The Center for Conservation Biology
Latitude: 36.884624
Longitude: -76.107231
Followers: None

Past Seasons

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

Activity reports

2012 Nest Activity Report by Reese
Adult arrival 03/01/2012 Nestlings 1
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying 03/23/2012 Chicks last observed 05/28/2012
Incubation initiation 03/23/2012 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 05/08/2012 Reason for nest failure
2013 Nest Activity Report by Reese
Adult arrival Nestlings
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
2013 Nest Activity Report by LibbyM
Adult arrival Nestlings 2
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 2
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging 06/21/2013
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2014 Nest Activity Report by Reese
Adult arrival 02/24/2014 Nestlings 3
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 3
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging 06/19/2014
Egg laying 03/28/2014 Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 03/28/2014 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 05/07/2014 Reason for nest failure
2014 Nest Activity Report by Crystal
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 3
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed 07/17/2014
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2015 Nest Activity Report by Reese
Adult arrival 03/15/2015 Nestlings 2
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying 04/03/2015 Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 04/03/2015 Nest failure 05/25/2015
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure unknown reason
2015 Nest Activity Report by Crystal
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 unknown reason
2018 Nest Activity Report by Reese
Adult arrival 04/15/2018 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

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

04/18/2018 by Reese
Female in nest, male on light

05/25/2015 by Reese
As of May 4 this nest had two chicks. As of May 25 the nest had failed. No chicks.

05/07/2015 by Reese
Two chicks as of May 4, 2015

05/04/2015 by Crystal
2 chicks recently hatched. 2 adults seen.

07/17/2014 by Crystal
Three juveniles on nest.

06/19/2014 by Reese
Photos - Female sitting in tree. One chick has fledged. Another out on platform perch. Female and two chicks in nest.

05/17/2014 by Reese
May 17 three chicks in nest age about 2 weeks old

03/28/2014 by Reese
Female with just caught fish. Male incubating.

06/21/2013 by LibbyM
Watched 1 chick fly from nest.6 weeks old. Other chick stayed in nest.

05/28/2012 by Reese
This is a nest that has been active for several years. Usually have 3 or 4 chicks, but only one chick this season. Oldest chick on the Lynnhaven River at 4 weeks of age on May 28.