Nest #4992

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Nest substrate: Osprey Nest Platform
Nest Location Description: Leaning osprey platform just off land barrier in Tred Avon River.
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Monitoring Groups: Chesapeake Bay Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 38.7077371687585
Longitude: -76.1779818932972
Followers: None

Past Seasons

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

Activity reports

2014 Nest Activity Report by gayle
Adult arrival 03/09/2014 Nestlings 3
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 3
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging 07/04/2014
Egg laying 03/24/2014 Chicks last observed 08/01/2014
Incubation initiation 04/02/2014 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 05/14/2014 Reason for nest failure
2014 Nest Activity Report by Juniper
Adult arrival Nestlings 2
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 1
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed 08/17/2014
Incubation initiation 05/04/2014 Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2013 Nest Activity Report by gayle
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied   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 Juniper
Adult arrival 04/13/2015 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying 05/03/2015 Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure 04/24/2015
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure nest destroyed by human

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

04/26/2015 by Juniper
10am - Dock owner came to me asking what she can do to keep them from building on dock. Reported that pair had arrived at neighbor's platform before removed. Pair very frantic for several days after removal.

04/24/2015 by Juniper
7pm - Leaning platform removed by owners according to neighbor. Believe pair attempting to build new nest on adjacent dock walkway. One adult perching on dock pillar and one perching in nearby tree. Both being protective of area.

03/22/2015 by Juniper
5:30pm - No activity seen. Heard osprey call in vacinity.

03/11/2015 by Juniper
5pm - Checked nest for first time this season. No activity. Platform leaning more then last year. Old nest still present but won't support a clutch this year. Leaning angle too great. Can anyone help with repair?

08/17/2014 by Juniper
6pm - Juvenile seen on nest (last sighting).

07/04/2014 by Juniper
4pm - Observed adult and one nestling in nest. Another adult flying overhead. Nestling very active and stretching its' wings. Primary and secondary feather growth well underway. Possibly mistaken about second nestling.

06/30/2014 by Juniper
3pm - Adult and two nestlings observed at nest. Nestlings' plumage intermediate stage?

06/16/2014 by Juniper
7:30pm - Adult observed at nest.

05/04/2014 by Juniper
5:30pm - Female observed at nest. Incubating? Male observed flying over head.

05/02/2014 by Juniper
8pm - First discovery of nest. Adult perched on edge of platform.