Nest #3031

Nickname: Great Meadows
Nest substrate: Osprey Nest Platform
Nest Location Description: Great Meadows.
Nest Cam URL:
Monitoring Groups: New Jersey Osprey Project
Latitude: 40.8820050306
Longitude: -74.9247635579
Followers: None

Past Seasons

Show reports, diaries, and photos from:Current 2020

Activity reports

2020 Nest Activity Report by CyclistBarb
Adult arrival Nestlings
Nest Occupied No Fledglings
Nest Active   First chick fledging
Egg laying Chicks last observed
Incubation initiation Nest failure
Clutch hatching Reason for nest failure

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Nesting Diaries

07/04/2020 by CyclistBarb
4:30 p.m. I found this nest platform after researching its location a bit more. I couldn't locate it two weeks ago. It is in the center of very large, flat fields with no river nearby. It is seen/accessed from Island Rd which leads into this broad, agricultural valley. I found the platform completely empty of any nesting materials and the only bird on the structure was a red-winged blackbird. It does not seem that this area would attract osprey as the irrigation ditches and various holding ponds in this valley are covered with algae, full of weeds, and not very full. I doubt these water sources would support the large fish that osprey would want.