Nest #6640

Nickname: #6640 Fripp Inlet #1
Nest substrate: Osprey Nest Platform
Nest Location Description: On Fripp Inlet shoreline between River Club and Porpoise Drive.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: LowCountry Institute
Latitude: 32.3324892438502
Longitude: -80.4616550701903
Followers: 3

Past Seasons

Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2017

Activity reports

2017 Nest Activity Report by Sally
Adult arrival 03/10/2017 Nestlings 3
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings 3
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging 07/02/2017
Egg laying 03/23/2017 Chicks last observed 07/08/2017
Incubation initiation 03/26/2017 Nest failure
Clutch hatching 05/05/2017 Reason for nest failure

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

02/12/2018 by Sally
Female osprey on the nest as if 2/10/18

06/25/2017 by Sally
Three healthy chicks are grown and ready to fledge. They are practicing and doing well. Any day now.

05/22/2017 by Sally
Chick's head popped up while female was feeding it today. Observed through telescope. Possibly two chicks but only saw one today.

04/01/2017 by Sally
The female is spending most of the time on the eggs while the male delivers fresh fish at least twice a day. No big disturbances. The female looks very calm.

03/13/2017 by Sally
Pole and platform were installed on March 3, 2017. Three days later, a male osprey arrived and starting building the nest. A female arrived on March 10 and they have been occupying the nest almost full time as of March 13. They have been mating on the nest since March 10.