Nest #5882

Nickname:
Nest substrate: navy communication tower
Nest Location Description: nest on hand railing around equipment shed atop a large navy communication tower along Chesapeake Bay shoreline 3000' north of Blackwalnut Point on Tilghmans Island
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: Chesapeake Bay Osprey Watchers
Latitude: 38.6786161969853
Longitude: -76.3438463039137
Followers: None

Past Seasons

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

Activity reports

2015 Nest Activity Report by JanR
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 0
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure nest destroyed by human
2016 Nest Activity Report by JanR
Adult arrival Nestlings 0
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 0
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 JanR
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 0
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure 06/02/2017
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure unknown reason
2018 Nest Activity Report by JanR
Adult arrival Nestlings 0
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 0
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure unknown reason

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

08/16/2018 by JanR
29 July 2018 no birds, nest same as last date, nest failed

07/23/2018 by JanR
22 July 2018 female on nest

07/20/2018 by JanR
8 July 2018 bird on tower, nest on platform spilling many sticks 15 July 2018 no birds, nest same

07/02/2018 by JanR
07/01/2018 same as last week

06/30/2018 by JanR
06/24/2018 good nest on platform plus many sticks spilling down tower structure, no birds

05/18/2018 by JanR
05/06/2018 Navy personnel have built a nesting platform built out over the Bay side of the tower crest, male and female on pile of sticks on platform

05/18/2018 by JanR
04/15/2018 no birds or sticks on tower

08/08/2016 by JanR
this nest site was not active in 2016

08/18/2015 by JanR
08/16/2015 same as 8/9

08/10/2015 by JanR
08/02/2015 same as 07/26/2015

08/10/2015 by JanR
08/09/2015 same as 08/02/2015

07/29/2015 by JanR
07/26/2015 no birds, no nest

07/21/2015 by JanR
07/05/2015 same as 5/9

07/21/2015 by JanR
07/18/2015 female on railing, previous sticks from railing and floor of shed landing had all been cleared

07/21/2015 by JanR
05/09/2015 bird on good nest on hand railing

07/21/2015 by JanR
07/12/2015 nest had been removed, female on rail with some sticks