Nest #4635

Nickname: College Creek Route 199
Nest substrate: Live Tree
Nest Location Description: Only accessible by kayak or boat
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Virginia Master Naturalist, Chesapeake Bay Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 37.2477432701639
Longitude: -76.7154049873352
Followers: None

Past Seasons

Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2015 2014

Activity reports

2014 Nest Activity Report by bruceg
Adult arrival 03/20/2014 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 04/13/2014 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2015 Nest Activity Report by bruceg
Adult arrival 03/30/2015 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying 04/13/2015 Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 04/16/2015 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

04/23/2015 by bruceg
Bird on Nest -- Location of nest changed to nearby tree within 100 yards of previous location. Stickpin changed.

03/10/2015 by bruceg
Lone bird spotted on previous nest location. Nest blown away in 2014-2015 winter.

06/30/2014 by bruceg
One adult on nest.

06/28/2014 by bruceg
No action at nest. Couple of Osprey flying overhead

06/22/2014 by bruceg
Adult perched on snag above nest. No second adult. No chicks.

06/16/2014 by bruceg
One adult standing on nest. No sighting of chicks. Second adult flew past seeming to drop a fish on nest. Third osprey chased second adult. All adults left the nest never to return for the 20 minutes of observation from kayak. An hour later - one adult seen standing on nest from Rt 199 location - no sight of chicks.

06/14/2014 by bruceg
Female on nest, rearranging sticks, no chicks visible, but they will only be visible when they are larger due to the viewing angle.

05/03/2014 by bruceg
Bird on nest -- no second bird in sight

04/28/2014 by bruceg
Adult still sitting in nest

04/19/2014 by bruceg
Adult sitting well down in nest, start date of incubation is approximate.

04/10/2014 by bruceg
Nest built. One adult standing on nest; second adult on snag just above nest.

03/22/2014 by bruceg
Both adults observed at the nest, one perching above nest, other perching in nearby tree