Nest #469

Nickname: 2349 Haversham Close
Nest substrate: Osprey Nest Platform
Nest Location Description: Nesting area since 2004. Originally nest was built on a boat top, preventing owner from using it all season. Platform built spring of 2005 and ospreys had to be convinced the platform and not the boat was for them. Only two years of unsuccessful hatchi
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Monitoring Groups: Virginia Aquarium, Chesapeake Bay Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 36.898412
Longitude: -76.043665
Followers: None

Past Seasons

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

Activity reports

2012 Nest Activity Report by john
Adult arrival 03/15/2012 Nestlings 1
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying 04/16/2012 Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure 06/10/2012
Clutch hatching 05/04/2012 Reason for nest failure unknown reason
2013 Nest Activity Report by john
Adult arrival 03/14/2013 Nestlings 2
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 2
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging 07/28/2013
Egg laying 03/24/2013 Chicks last observed 09/09/2013
Incubation initiation 03/25/2013 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 05/14/2013 Reason for nest failure
2014 Nest Activity Report by john
Adult arrival 03/12/2014 Nestlings 3
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 3
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging 07/08/2014
Egg laying Chicks last observed 09/04/2014
Incubation initiation 04/08/2014 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 05/21/2014 Reason for nest failure
2014 Nest Activity Report by LibbyM
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
2014 Nest Activity Report by Crystal
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
2015 Nest Activity Report by john
Adult arrival 03/12/2015 Nestlings 0
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying 04/08/2015 Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 04/08/2015 Nest failure 05/01/2015
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure unknown reason
2015 Nest Activity Report by Crystal
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 unknown reason
2016 Nest Activity Report by john
Adult arrival 03/08/2016 Nestlings 2
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 1
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging 07/07/2016
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 03/28/2016 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 05/03/2016 Reason for nest failure

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

05/27/2015 by Crystal
No eggs or chicks, adult male at nest. Nest failure.

05/04/2015 by Crystal
1 egg in nest, 2 adults seen at nest.

06/18/2014 by Crystal
No nest present

06/18/2014 by LibbyM
nest not present

05/28/2014 by john
Today observed three chicks in nest. Hatching was not able to be documented.

03/12/2014 by john
They're back today!

10/04/2013 by john
Flew south the week of Sep 9, 2013

05/04/2012 by john
Nesting couple still are being harrassed by another male osprey, probably from the nearby failed nest.