Nest #5553

Nickname: Frenchman replacement
Nest substrate: Dead Tree
Nest Location Description: Nest is in Frenchman Canyon approx. one mile below the dam on the east side of the road. It is on a side branch about 15 feet below the top of a 90 foot dead Jeffery Pine, and on the same ridge line as Nest #1069 which blew down this past winter.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups:
Latitude: 39.8505789155156
Longitude: -120.152261477344
Followers: None

Past Seasons

Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015

Activity reports

2015 Nest Activity Report by olympus
Adult arrival Nestlings 2
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 2
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2016 Nest Activity Report by olympus
Adult arrival Nestlings 2
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 2
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 olympus
Adult arrival Nestlings 1
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
2018 Nest Activity Report by olympus
Adult arrival Nestlings 2
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 2
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed 07/19/2018
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure
2019 Nest Activity Report by olympus
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 2
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

06/20/2019 by olympus
5/30 a local heavy rain hit the site, but one adult observed very low in the nest well.

06/20/2019 by olympus
6/18 One adult in the nest with what appears to be 2 downy chicks.

05/10/2019 by olympus
05/06/19 One bird very low in nest, in incubation posture.

03/30/2019 by olympus
3/30/19 A lone bird was perched above the nest. 4/7/19 Two birds were in the nest.

05/17/2018 by olympus
4/12/18 Observed an adult landing on the nest. 4/16/18 One adult in the nest.

05/17/2018 by olympus
5/14/18 One adult in the nest, one perched beside the nest.

08/01/2017 by olympus
6/29/17 One adult observed low in nest. 7/11/17 Adult on on edge of nest, possibly feeding young. Cannot see to tell if young are present. 7/19/17 No activity at nest, appears abandoned. Dates suggest at least one fledged before 7/11/17..

06/11/2017 by olympus
4/11/17 This nest was blown off the tree. 5/2/17 The nest has been rebuilt on the same limb. 5/8/17 One adult in the nest, one alongside the nest. 5/19/17 One low in nest, incubating posture. 6/2/17 Hard to see if one is in nest in low posture, but one seen flying in area.

08/05/2016 by olympus
7/19/16 Two fully feathered young on edge of nest.

08/05/2016 by olympus
7/12/16 One adult feeding two young.

07/07/2016 by olympus
6/29/16 One adult appears to be attending to at least one young in the nest. Very hard to see into the nest.

07/07/2016 by olympus
7/6/16 One fully feathered chick on edge of nest. No adults seen in the area.

06/11/2016 by olympus
5/26/16 One adult deep in the nest.

06/11/2016 by olympus
6/8/16 One adult deep into the nest, very windy.

05/23/2016 by olympus
4/20/16 One adult in the nest, one perched on top of the snag.

05/23/2016 by olympus
5/13/16 One adult in incubating posture, one flying around structure.

04/14/2016 by olympus
April 11, two birds were observed at thje nest.

05/14/2015 by olympus
05/13/15 Cold, windy and raining. One observed very low in nest, possibly incubating.

04/30/2015 by olympus
04/29/15 Pair observed at the nest.

04/30/2015 by olympus
04/29/15 Pair obseved at the nest.

04/17/2015 by olympus
This new nest is, I believe, being built by the same pair that had occupied Nest #1069, the first nest I had observed here many years ago, before this survey began. #1069 blew down over the winter. It does not appear to be completed, but one bird was perched on the edge of what nest they had.