Nest #6989

Nickname: Weaverama on Potomac
Nest substrate: Osprey Nest Platform
Nest Location Description: Lower Potomac River at 1245 Shore Lane, Lottsburg, VA 22511. Nest established March of 2015. Osprey are named Calypso and Poseidon.
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Monitoring Groups:
Latitude: 38.0238090575661
Longitude: -76.5090376820007
Followers: None

Past Seasons

Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2018

Activity reports

2018 Nest Activity Report by Jackie
Adult arrival 03/14/2018 Nestlings
Nest Occupied Yes Fledglings
Nest Active Yes First chick fledging
Egg laying 05/01/2018 Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation 05/04/2018 Nest failure 05/12/2018
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure eggs or young killed by predator

Photos of this nest

Nesting Diaries

05/12/2018 by Jackie
Birds are no longer on nest. Observed crows in nest instead. One lingering Osprey on neighboring pier (Varden) onlooking. Nest on other neighbors pier/boat lift (Schottler) appears empty as well. ;(

05/04/2018 by Jackie
Pair on nest for long periods of time in incubating position. Appear to setting on eggs.

04/28/2018 by Jackie
Pair at nest but not setting. Staring down Osprey pair at neighbors pier two houses down.

04/21/2018 by Jackie
Pair on nest but no sitting activity. Another pair is building a nest two houses down. Ours seem to be consumed with watching them.

04/21/2018 by Jackie
Pair on nest but no sitting activity. Another pair is building a nest two houses down. Ours seemed to be consumed with watching them.

03/10/2018 by Jackie
2015- Nest platform installed. 2016- Small scattered nest. 1 eggs found on agjacent pier. No hatchlings. 2017- Nest is larger and more sustainable. 3 chicks hatched. Mid summmer, 2 chicks missing. Possible predator?