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Canal Center Plaza
Nest Location Description:
Nest located on Green Channel Marker "1FM". Excellent viewing location on Virginia side with a walkway and bench in Canal Center Plaza. Lat-Long is for the bench/observation area on Virginia side. Was told about this nest by high school crew team members that row on the Potomac.
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2017 Nest Activity Report by
First chick fledging
Chicks last observed
Reason for nest failure
Photos of this nest
Two nestlings observed in the nest with one adult osprey. Unknown if they have fledged yet.
One osprey sitting low in the nest. Second osprey observed traveling back and forth from nest to shoreline picking up branches and adding them to nest.
One osprey sitting very low in nest (incubation behavior). A second osprey seen flying in the vicinity.
Single osprey observed on nest at approximately 7:30 am.
Observation of nest initiated approximately 8 am. Two osprey sighted just to the north of nest. One of the two osprey seen in conflict with smaller black bird (possibly crow). See photograph.
Two Osprey sighted in nest around 8:30 am.