Nest #466

Nickname: Cheswick Lane
Nest substrate: Osprey Nest Platform
Nest Location Description: Cheswick Lane - Thurston Branch of Lynnhaven River
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Virginia Aquarium, Chesapeake Bay Osprey Watchers, The Center for Conservation Biology
Latitude: 36.856886
Longitude: -76.12228
Followers: None

Past Seasons

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

Activity reports

2012 Nest Activity Report by Reese
Adult arrival 03/03/2012 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
2014 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 04/21/2014 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2014 Nest Activity Report by Crystal
Adult arrival Nestlings 1
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 Reese
Adult arrival 03/18/2015 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 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
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
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2018 Nest Activity Report by Reese
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying 04/10/2018 Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2019 Nest Activity Report by Reese
Adult arrival Nestlings 3
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

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

06/28/2019 by Reese
June 27, 2019 banded one nestling with purple band 64/C. There were 3 nestlings in this nest. Other 2 likely victims of great horned owl predation.

05/19/2018 by Reese
May 17, 2018 - three eggs

07/07/2017 by Reese
June 30 2017 banded one chick purple 25/D. July 6 banded other chick purple 26/D

06/20/2017 by Reese
June 8, 2017 - Two chicks in nest 10 days old. Removed a dead chick 3-4 days old.

06/18/2015 by Crystal
2 chicks banded: Right USGS 0928-13957/Left purple 84/B; Right USGS 0928-13958/ Left purple 85/B.

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

05/04/2015 by Crystal
2 eggs in nest one reddish one whitish. Female seen at nest.

07/17/2014 by Crystal
No adults or juveniles seen at nest

06/26/2014 by Crystal
1 female adult not banded at nest, 1 chick 5-6 weeks old, chick banded right leg USFWS 0928-13946, left leg purple color band 73/B