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SAU-04 - General Electric Platform #2
Other (specify below)
2022-06-3011:30am to 11:50amat: Saugus
ESS-06 - Soginese Creek Platform
2022-06-304:30pm to 4:50 pmat: Essex
1 or 2
75' CLEAR MID TO LOW TIDE
ON FOOT WITH SPOTTING SCOPE
There were definitely two birds. Not sure of they were both adults. One may have been a fledgling - the second did not have distinct adult markings.
ESS-03 - Great Bank Platform
2022-06-301:45 PM to 2:00 PMat: Essex
75 F, NW 10 with higher gusts, no clouds
Nestling initially hunkered down and adult was calling. The nestling then stood up (some photos taken from kayak), A second adult was perched nearby and then flew around the nest.
ESS-02 - Brophy Salt Marsh Platform
2022-06-301:15 PM to 1:40 PMat: Essex
74 F, NW 10, no clouds
One adult was in the nest calling repeatedly after the kayak arrived at the marsh edge. Only one nestling could be seen, hunkered down, but more are possible. A second adult was down in the marsh, but began flying around after the kayak arrived at the marsh.
ESS-07 Babson Salt Marsh Platform
No Osprey visible on Nest
2022-06-301:00 PM to 1:15 PMat: Ipswich
GLO-05 - Lobsta Land Platform
Osprey Feeding Chicks
2022-06-3005:12 pm to 05:15pmat: Gloucester
warm and sunny
Looks like one of the chicks is trying to feed itself off
an offering in the nest. I would assume that if I am correct,
this would probably be the first-hatched chick.
SAL-06 - Carr Island Platform
2022-06-3012:30 pm to 12:40 pmat: Salisbury
77, gusty wind, clouds and sun
No sign of activity. Redwing male using perch as lookout point suggests osprey's no longer using platform
Scope from Nbpt Boat Basin ramp
BEV-01 - Monument Bar Channel Marker G1
Choose Activity Observed
2022-06-302:20pm to 2:30pmat: Beverly
Sunny, light wind, 80
Observed all the birds in the nest. Chicks were more towards the edge of the nest and visibly active. They were very alert and keenly watching their surroundings. They seem noticibly bigger now, but it's hard to tell relative size. They were maybe 1/3 the height of an adult?
From land via binocs
MAR-01 - Forest River Park Channel Marker R2
2022-06-3010:00 am to 10:15 amat: Marblehead
sunny, 71, breezy
When I first arrived the female flew from the nest. The male was perched below eating a fish. One nestling was visible.
The female returned a few minutes later and sat in the nest. I did not see any other nestlings but they could be there.
binoculars, on foot
BEV-03 - Misery Island Tree Nest
2022-06-293:25pm to 3:30pmat: Beverly
Low 80’s F
Adults see approaching from northwest, circled nest area for several minutes then landed in nest.
Boat. Cocktail cove
NEW-04 - Pine Island Platform
2022-06-2906:45 am to 07:30amat: Newbury
ESS-08 Greenbelt Cox Reservation Platform #2
2022-06-295:15 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.at: Essex
74 f, clear sky, low tide, light wind
Female standing rather than sitting (as has been the case for the last month) on the nest. Male perched on nearby post, eating a fish.
On foot with binoculars
Male brought the partially eaten fish to the nest, and remained there while the female picked at it. There may be fledglings in the nest being fed, but as the nest is very deep, there are no little heads visible.
EAB-01 - MBTA Rail Yard
2022-06-2917:30 to 17:40at: East Boston
81°F, partly cloudy, wind: SSW 8 mph
One adult osprey perched. One large chick spreading out both wings across center of nest and lifting head to look around
REV-04 - Jacobs Park Salt Marsh Platform
2022-06-2918:15 to 18:25at: Revere
One osprey perched. One chick moving around, trying to stretch wing. Other chick not visible today.
REV-01 - Pines River Salt Marsh Platform
2022-06-2918:25 to 18:35at: Revere
One osprey perched on nest. Other perched below. One chick walking around in nest and stretching wings
SAU-06 - DCR Rumney Marsh Platform #1
Osprey Incubating Eggs or Chicks
2022-06-2918:50 to 19:00at: Saugus
One osprey perched on side. Occasionally moving sticks around. Flies away. Osprey in center incubating. Lifts head occasionally
ROW-07 - Sawyers Island Platform
2022-06-295:00 pm to 5:15 pmat: Rowley
72, light wind from NW, some high clouds
Despite apparent failure of the nest the adults continue to be there regularly.
SAU-05 - Bear Creek Wildlife Sanctuary Platform #1
2022-06-2918:30 to 18:40at: Saugus
One osprey eating fish below nest. Another incubating in center of nest. Gets up, moves around and chick head and wing are visible lifting from the center of the nest. Only one definite chick seen, but wing could have been another.
IPS-14 - Rogers Island Duck Blind #2
2022-06-296:10 pm to 6:25 pmat: Ipswich
75, gusty NW wind, some high clouds
On arrival one adult on perch post, one on nest perch. After 5 mins post adult flew to platform and pair remained side by side for the rest of observation,
They appeared to be viewing nest activity but I could not see anything above the nest rim
Scope from Nelson's island parking lot
This site is at about the limit of my scope [x20-50 Nikon). I am fairly sure I have the correct platform using the website map and triangulating off Great Neck water tower. I will try again and see if I can get a photo to show view from Nelson's lot.
Mary Ann Leekley
SAL-10 Lunt Rock Platform, Salisbury
2022-06-289:00 to 9:15at: Salisbury
72 f, clear, breeze
1 perched on platform, 1 on perch. A starter nest on platform
from boat ramp
SAL-09 Blackwater Creek Platform, Salisbury
2022-06-289:30 am to 9:45at: Salisbury
1 perched on nest.
1 on perch, eating.
from Markey parking lot
2022-06-2810:00 to 10:15at: Salisbury
73 F, clear, breeze
immature bald eagle flying nearby, pursued by gulls
from Cashman Park
NEW-05 - Chaces Island Platform
2022-06-2810:15 to 10:30at: Newbury
from Plum Is Bridge
NPT-05 - Woodbridge Island Platform #3
2022-06-2810:15 am to 10:30at: Newburyport
Standing on nest
NPT-03 - Woodbridge Island Duck Blind #1
2022-06-2810:15 to 10:30at: Newburyport
NEW-03A Plum Island River Platform
2022-06-2810:15 to 10:30 amat: Newbury
2022-06-2810:30am to 10:45amat: Essex
Light breeze, sunny, 70s
Male perched on a stump nearby
Female perched on nest and one nestling was perched in the nest cup.
2022-06-2810:55am to 11:10amat: Essex
2022-06-2811:30am to 11:50amat: Saugus
Osprey in nest standing, other osprey perched on stick inmarsh nearby
ESS-10 Lufkin Creek Platform, Essex
2022-06-2811:30am to 12:00pmat: Essex
I observed this nest off and on for about an hour as I explored Lufkin Creek. While both adults stayed close by ; one on the nest and one perched on the perch beside the nest, I did not actuall see any nestlings. The adult on the nest was perched and ducked it’s head into the nest most of the time II was actively observing which leads me to believe there may be either eggs (still?) or nestlings. Not sure.
2022-06-2810:00 AM to 10:05 AMat: Essex
72 degrees, sunny, slight breeze
One osprey on nest and the other on nearby perch.
2022-06-2810:10 AM to 10:20 AMat: Essex
Both birds were in the nest together and when I approached one bird left the nest to check on me.
2022-06-2810:30 AM to 10:45 AMat: Essex
Single osprey in nest took off as I approached by boat. Kept flying around the creek and then landed back on nest as I left. Unable to see any other activity in this nest.
2022-06-2811:00 AM to 11:15 AMat: Essex
74 degrees, sunny, slight breeze
Single osprey perched on the side of the nest. Unable to spot nestlings.
2022-06-2811:30 AM to 11:40 AMat: Essex
One osprey on nest and one osprey on driftwood nearby in marsh.
2022-06-2810:30 AM to 11:45AMat: Beverly
Wind NNW @ 3mph
Watch nest for over an hour, no Osprey or activity observed.
2022-06-282:00 PM to 2:20 PMat: Beverly
Wind SE @ 8mph
Broken cloud cover
Foot, on Island
Earlier in the day after long observation of nest from boat no activity observed.
Went on Misery Island to observe from foot to check again. Again no activity on nest.
NEW-06 Chace Island Platform #2, Newbury
75 f, clear, breeze
GLO-01 - KEA Platform
2022-06-281:00P to 1:20Pat: Gloucester
Warm, clear skies, moderate winds
Vehicle and foot
I No Osprey observed on this visit and only one adult The last two visits prior to 6/28.
GLO-03 - Farm Creek Platform
2022-06-281:40p to 2:00pat: Gloucester
Warm, clear skies, moderate breeze
One adult sitting deep in nest while partner was resting on near by perch
The two adults seem committed to this nest. One adult as usual is hunkered down inside the nest. No nestlings observed. Possibility they may be siting on sterile eggs but not verifiable from my vantage point. Will keep watching
SAL-04 - Salisbury Beach Reservation Platform
both ospreys perched on nest
LYN-03 Lower Saugus River Channel Marker-Walsh
2022-06-281:20 PM to 1:40 PMat: Lynn
77 - sunny
Vehicle from Margin St. and again from Avon St.
One osprey on the nest was feeding a chick. I could only see one chick.
Mary Ann Leekley
SAL-02 - Black Rock Creek Platform
bird might have been down deep in nest.
2022-06-2711:30am to 11:50amat: Saugus
osprey in nest seems to beeating or feeding chicks. Other osprey is sitting on theperch of nest 1A
2022-06-2606:45 am to 10:01 amat: Newbury
2, possibly 3
REV-02 - Wonderland Park Light Tower
2022-06-2612:39 pm to 01:03 pmat: Revere
84F, SE wind 12mph, sunny
Male on crossbar below, female was feeding the young.
on foot by scope
SLM-01 - Salem Harbor Channel Marker G3
2022-06-2601:37 pm to 01:56 pmat: Salem
One adult perched on the nest that left for an extended period and later returned. May have been seen perched on spreaders of distant sailboat. Afterward, the other adult also returned to the nest with what looked like debris, nesting material? No sign of any young.
on foot by scope.
MAR-02 - Great Aquivitae Daymarker
2022-06-2602:10 pm to 03:05 pmat: Salem
Initially, one adult on nest, which later started to feed. The 3 young arose but were uninterested in feeding. Later the other adult returned to the nest and perched and the young stayed below.
0n foot by scope.
SAU-08 - DCR Rumney Marsh Platform #2
2022-06-251:53pm to 1:55pmat: Saugus
82, ESE at 10mph, sunny
I wil not be monitoring this platform anymore this summer. I think the ospreys have had their chance at this site and arent' interested this year!
2022-06-2507:30 am to 07:45 amat: Newbury
67 degF, light breeze, clear sky
one adult on post perch, one adult in nest with chicks - there may have been three
IPS-07 - Plum Island #2 - Cross Farm Hill Platform
2022-06-2508:30 am to 08:45 amat: Ipswich
73 degF, light breeze, clear sky
no sign of any Osprey in area
IPS-06 - Plum Island #1 - Bill Forward Pool Platform
2022-06-2508:05 am to 08:20 amat: Newbury
70 degF, no wind, clear sky
one adult at nest feeding chicks; second adult flew in to post perch with fish and began feeding self
NEW-01 - Graf Salt Marsh Platform
no birds to be seen around platform; HOWEVER, there was one adult Osprey on a post perch which probably belongs to NEW-07 Graf Salt Marsh Platform #2, and there was nesting material on that platform - Graf #1 pair got preyed on and trying to start again?
2022-06-2507:05 am to 07:25 amat: Newbury
65 degF, light breeze, clear sky
one adult on nest perch, one adult down in nest with chicks - no other activity
Osprey Feeding Self
2022-06-2507:05 am to 07:25 amat: Newburyport
one adult at nest, feeding self; THREE Osprey perched on posts, to the east but not far from the platform; couldn't tell if any chicks in nest - and viewing was good, just so far away
2 adults at nest, one of them feeding chick and feeding self
ESS-04 - Round Island Platform
2022-06-259:25 AM to 9:40 AMat: Ipswich
74 F, NW 3, 1% cloud cover
Adult was initially on the nest with the fish. It then flew down onto a rock and appeared to be eating the fish. It then flew off with it.
2022-06-258:45 AM to 9:00 AMat: Essex
72 F, NW 4, 1% cloud cover
2 adult osprey came by the nest and swooped toward it. The adult in the nest gave an alarm like call towards them and opened wings. They circled one more time and left. There was another adult osprey perched in a tree on Choate Island that called out several times, but did not leave and pursue. The mostly under the wing of the adult on the nest, but did move out a little.
2022-06-258:20 AM to 8:40 AMat: Essex
70 F, NW 4, 3% cloud cover
Adult was perched in the nest with wings partially opened. At first the 2 nestlings were not visible, but then moved out from under the wings.
2022-06-252:09pm to 2:21pmat: Saugus
82, ESE at 10 mph, sunny
1 adult stood up on nest then sat down again. Other adult on perch very near nesting platform.
2022-06-252:26pm to 2:36pmat: Saugus
Adult on nest and could see 3 nestlings, adult flew off briefly and same or the other parent came back. Looked like feeding self, but could see only 1 chick at that point so maybe feeding other 2?
2022-06-257:45 AM to 8:25 AMat: Ipswich
69 F, NW 4 MPH, 3% cloud cover
An adult osprey was perched on the Babson hut.
Observed Babson on the way to Round and on the way to Brophy
2022-06-2506:45 am to 08:00amat: Newbury
over the last 3-4 days have seen 1, possibly 2 chicks, but today I'm not spotting them (the nest is very high). Will go out next week with ladder to check.
2022-06-2507:00AM to 07:20AMat: Beverly
Wind WNW @4mph
2 adults actively feeding 2 chicks
2022-06-257:50 AM to 8:05at: Ipswich
Both adults were perched on the upper perch at the nest. No nestlings were visible, and there was no interaction with anything in the nest observed.
SAU-01 Upper Saugus River Utility Pole-DCR
2022-06-243:00 PM to 3:05 PMat: Saugus
From our house
Olivia appeared to be feeding a chick. I could see the little head popping up!! I look many times each day and finally saw one. I'll keep looking for more.
2022-06-231:00P to 1:20Pat: Gloucester
Clear, low 70’s, moderate breeze
One adult perched on nest rim
First 15 minutes no sign of an adult. Lone adult arrived empty handed, perched itself on nest rim, no sign of response from inside nest. Adult then departed after 10 minutes
2022-06-231:30P to 2:00Pat: Gloucester
70’s, sunny, moderate wind
One adult deep inside the nest with head showing. the other adult was perched nearby. No sign of Nestling related activity observed
2022-06-2302:15pm to 02:30pmat: Beverly
72 and sunny, light breeze
Observed one bird on the nest (F presumably), definitely one nestling stretched its wing, and likely a 2nd nestling bobbing up and down in the nest. Awaiting lunch delivery.
On foot from Independence Park, binoculars.
IPS-10A - Laws Creek Duck Blind #2
2022-06-239:30 am to 11 amat: Ipswich
68 degrees F
Winds SE 5-7 mph
25% cloud cover
IPS-05 - Laws Creek Platform
IPS-21 Laws Creek Platform #2, Ipswich
2022-06-2311:30am to 11;50amat: Saugus
osprey on side of nest looking in, other osprey not seen
IPS-11A Paine Creek Platform
One on nest, other on perch
IPS-04A - Six Goose Creek Platform
Two osprey close overhead, joined by 3-4 other osprey.
Two hatchlings in nest.
IPS-17 Third Creek Platform, Ipswich
One on nest, other on perch.
IPS-19 - Holy Island Platform
IPS-09A - Broad Creek Platform
No osprey on nest, but one flying overhead
IPS-16A Paine Creek Platform #2
One adult overhead, 3 chicks in nest
ROW-09 - ClubHead Creek Platform
2022-06-239:30 am to 11 amat: Rowley
ROW-04 - Nelson Island Creek Platform
2022-06-227:25 to 7:35at: Revere
61°F, cloudy, wind E 10 mph
Two adult osprey perched on nest. Two nestlings moving around in nest. One osprey flies away. Chicks settle deeper into nest. One adult moves to center of nest.
2022-06-227:40 to 7:50at: Revere
2022-06-227:40 to 7:50at: Saugus
One osprey incubating, one osprey perched below nest
2022-06-228:30 to 8:40at: East Boston
One adult osprey perched on nest, second adult osprey flying overhead. Chick in center of nest stretching wing
2022-06-227:58 to 8:08at: Saugus
Osprey in nest actively preening and resettling frequently.
2022-06-2212:45 pm to 1:00 pmat: Marblehead
cloudy, 64, Winds SE 14
When I arrived only one adult osprey was on the nest and none of the chicks were visible. After 10 minutes, the other adult osprey flew in with a fish. The other osprey proceeded to feed the chicks but blocked my view of them. I only ever saw one head at a time.
on foot, binoculars
2022-06-227:20 AM to 7:30 AMat: Essex
partly cloudy, 63 degrees, calm
One osprey in nest and the other on nearby perch.
2022-06-227:35 AM to 7:45 AMat: Essex
63 degrees, partly cloudy, calm
The one osprey was hunkered down in the nest.
2022-06-228:00 AM to 8:10 AMat: Essex
The male osprey flew in as we approached the nest to check us out. He never landed on the nest. He ended up in the trees on the nearby island.
I am slightly worried that this nest has failed for some reason. It has always been active with 2 birds but the last couple of times I have only seen the male in the area.
2022-06-229:15 AM to 9:25 AMat: Essex
64 degrees, partly cloudy, slight breeze
One osprey perched on nest.
This nest seems to have gotten smaller. Much less nesting material is on the platform. Possibly damaged by the constant winds.
2022-06-229:45 AM to 10:00 AMat: Essex
The one osprey was perched on the side of the nest constantly looking into the nest. At one point I believe I spotted a nestling but can't be sure.
2022-06-2201:27 pm to 01:56 pmat: Salem
65F, ESE wind at 15mph, cloudy
Two of the nestlings were visible, didn't see the third.
SLM-03 Little Haste Daymarker Salem
2022-06-2202:08 pm to 02:26 pmat: Salem
No other activity, just the one perched on the nest.
BOX-01 Carter Fields-Pine Tree
2022-06-221:45pm to 2:15pmat: Boxford
This location has several herons nests as well and we observed several herons flying to and from their nests. Excellent.viewing location for kids!
Tuck, Winnie and Sawyer Drozdowicz were with me on this observation.
2022-06-216:30pm to 6:40pmat: Beverly
72 and clear
Observed osprey perched on nest, looking like she was feeding chick(s) but did not distinctly see the number of chicks, so will need to look more closely this week.
on foot from Independence Park with binocs
2022-06-218:00 am to 8:30 amat: Essex
63 degress, blue skies and light breeze.
bringing in some more interesting items for the nest. I believe I see some activity under the female on the nest, but not quite sure yet.
2022-06-218:57 am to 9:10 amat: Gloucester
Male perched in dead tree and female moving a lot at the nest and looking down...possible sighting of a little head next to her.
ESS-01 - Greenbelt Cox Reservation Platform #1
2022-06-218:00 am to 8:30amat: Essex
GLO-04A - Annisquam River Platform #2
2022-06-219:20 am to 9:45 amat: Gloucester
65 degress, blue skies and light breeze.
Female on nest, moving around and repositioning herself. I believe there are nestlings under her.
2022-06-2111:30am to 11:50amat: Saugus
osprey standing outside of nest appearing to be feeding. Other osprey sitting marsh grass nearby
2022-06-2011:30am to 11:50amat: Saugus
osprey perched on the side of nest looking in. Other osprey perched on a stick in the marsh ner nest
2022-06-2009:30 to 09:45at: Newbury
I think 2
Back on the watch today. I'm pretty sure there are 2 (at least) chicks in the nest, but hard to confirm. I'll go out this week with the ladder and check, and will report, Jim
SLM-02 - Danvers River Transmission Tower
2022-06-202:15 to 2:30at: Salem
Perfect. Sunny, 76 degrees with wind gusts to 19.
One adult circling the nest.
One adult above the nest in the tower
One nestlings head above the nest ridge.
Lots of vocalizing by both adults
2022-06-2001:45pm to 02:10pmat: Rowley
Sunny, roughly 75
Observed one bird on the nest standing, not incubating, so I didn't get a good feeling about the sighting. The male (?) was on the post with a fish.
On foot with binocs
What happened to the eggs? I get the feeling the nest failed again.
2022-06-204:25 PM to 5:30 PMat: Ipswich
71 F, SSE 13 MPH, 0% cloud cover
Initially 1 adult was in the nest. The second came in about 10 minutes later and stayed for several minutes. When we passed by the nest the second time, one adult was perched in a tree near the nest, and the second was in and then flew off the nest. No nestlings were visible as we passed close to the nest.
from Crane boat launch and then by kayak
2022-06-205:50 PM to 5:55 PMat: Ipswich
71 F, SSE 13MPH, 0% cloud cover
Only had a brief look as we passed by at a distance from the nest
2022-06-206:00 PM to 6:15 PMat: Essex
71 F, SSE 13 MPH
One osprey was perched in the nest calling. A couple minutes later a second osprey called from the trees on Choate Island and then flew into the nest with a fish. The kayak group was closer to Choate Island, so even with binoculars I couldn't confirm that a nestling was there even though it seems likely.
GLO-09 - Ten Pound Island Daymarker R2, Gloucester
2022-06-1911:45 am to 12:00 pmat: Gloucester
cloudy, 60F, slight breeze
foot at end of Fremont St.
I saw now birds, but a coyote ran across the beach as when I arrived.
2022-06-1911:00 AM to 11:15 AMat: Lynn
58 - cloudy
Vehicle from Raddin St.
One osprey was perched on the nest and the other was settled into the nest. Couldn't see signs of chicks while I was there.
2022-06-195:15 pm to 5at: Rowley
2022-06-195:15 pm to 5:35 pmat: Rowley
58, light nw, grey overcast
One adult on pole perch 100 ft from platform. Located second adult on staddle about 1/4 mile south. After 5-10 mins adult on perch left carrying something and flew to join other adult on staddle,; then began to eat food it had carried. Birds stayed as I watched another 10 mins.
2022-06-1901:18 pm to 01:38 pmat: Revere
59F, moderate NE wind, cloudy
Male on crossbar down below but left soon after we arrived. Female incubating in high position and one nestling popped up a couple of times. Female seemed busy with other(s) in the far side of the nest that we couldn't see.
2022-06-1902:22 pm to 02:34 pmat: Salem
60F, Moderate NE wind, cloudy
Male incubating in high position. Female arrived soon after and replaced the male in a deeper incubating position. Male left. Female remained in the deep position and appeared ready to stay there for a long sitting.
2022-06-182:26pm to 2:28pmat: Saugus
70, NW at 17mph and higher gusts, mostly cloudy
nothing on platform
SAU-03 - Route 107 Utility Pole
2022-06-182:34pm to 2:46pmat: Saugus
70, NW at 17mph with higher gusts, mostly cloudy
First 2 ospreys on nest, then one flew off. Remaining adult standing and could see head of one chick, don't know if there are others
2022-06-182:51pm to 3:00pmat: Saugus
70, 17mph from NW with lots very high gusts, mostly cloudy
2 ospreys on nest, one left, could see other's head. Could not see young, nest is higher than SAU-03 but I suspect there is at least one chick in this nest too.
so windy it was hard to hold my binoculars (and me) steady!
2022-06-1811:00 am to 11:15amat: Gloucester
GLO-08 - Magnolia Woods Tree Nest
2022-06-1810:30 am to 10:45 amat: Gloucester
68 degrees, 0-20% cloud cover, high wind
2022-06-1809:00 am to 9:15 amat: Salisbury
64 F, windy, cloudy
SAL-08 - Shad Creek Platform
2022-06-189:40 to 10:00at: Salisbury
1 on nest, 1 on perch. Both flew, gulls came near the nest, 1 osprey returned to nest.
from Markey's parking lot
2022-06-1810:10 am to 10:30 amat: Salisbury
64 F, windy, clearing
1 on perch, 1 in nest bobbing its head up and down.
From Cashman Park. Newburyport.
2022-06-1810:35 to 10:45 amat: Newbury
64 F, windy, partly sunny
no nest, no birds
from Plum Island Bridge
2022-06-1810:35 to 10:45at: Newbury
2022-06-1810:35 to 10:45at: Newburyport
1 on perch, 1 on nest bobbing head up and down.
MER-01 - East Meadow Brook Tree Nest
2022-06-178:00 AM to 9:00at: Merrimack
sun, clouds, wind
male feeding on trout before delivering to nest
3 chicks, @ 1 week old
2022-06-177:30 AM to 7:45 AMat: Ipswich
69 F, SW 12 MPH, 80% cloud cover
An adult osprey was on a rock in the marsh next to the nest.
through scope from Argilla by Crane Beach entrance
2022-06-177:30 AM to 7:45 AMat: Essex
69 F, Sw 12 MPH, 80% cloud cover
through scope from Argilla
69 F, SW 12 MPH, 80% cloud cover
Osprey was perched in the nest and moving around a bit in the nest for the first 10 minutes. The osprey then flew off the nest, circled it, and flew off.
2022-06-171:15 pm to 1:30 pmat: Marblehead
84 - mostly cloudy - light winds
female and two nestlings were visible at the edge of the nest.
There could be a third but hard to see
foot - binoculars
These nestlings are about twice the size of the LobstaLand chicks.
2022-06-1712:45 PM to 1:00 PMat: Lynn
80 - sunny
One osprey was laying on the nest but not hunkered down as if she was incubating as she was in previous observations. Maybe there are chicks.
2022-06-178:00 AM to 6:00 PMat: Saugus
80 mostly sunny
Either Ollie or Olivia or sometimes both are always on the nest. Olivia seems to be spending a lot of time standing and poking down into the nest so I'm waiting to see little heads but the nest is deep. I look many times during the day. If the nest had failed there would be many times when neither Ollie or Olivia were on the nest.
From our house.
2022-06-1606:50 am to 07:10 amat: Newburyport
60 degF, no wind, 10% cloud cover
there may have been two chicks, I couldn't tell for sure
adult at the nest feeding self
2022-06-1606:50 am to 07:10 amat: Newbury
two adults at nest, one feeding young but I can't see it
2022-06-1607:20 am to 07:40 amat: Newbury
62 degF, light wind from SSW, 5% cloud cover
the ONLY Osprey I saw anywhere was perched on the new Graf Salt Marsh Platform #2, a bit to the north and west
one bird in nest incubating; one bird on post perch feeding itself - it flew with its fish over to the nest and continued feeding itself there
2022-06-1607:50 am to 08:10 amat: Ipswich
64 degF, light wind from SSW, 20% cloud cover
one bird on post perch, preening; one at nest feeding three chicks
2022-06-1608:10 am to 08:25 amat: Ipswich
66 degF, moderate wind from SSW, 30% cloud cover
one bird in nest, one on nest perch
2022-06-165:20 p.m. to 5:50 p.m.at: Essex
73 f, high clouds, moderate wind, tide going out and 2/3 low
Male in the nest; Female perched nearby on the pole.
On foot with binoculars.
Male was moving and shifting on the nest as if he was attending to fledglings, but it (they) were not visible.
LYN-04 Lynn Harbor Channel Marker #9, Lynn
2022-06-1612:40 pm to 12:50 pmat: Lynn
69F, windy, cloudy
one osprey perched by nest
LYN-01 - Lynn Harbor Channel Marker G15
2022-06-161:08 pm to 1:20 pmat: Lynn
69F, cloudy, windy
LYN-02 - Lynn Harbor Channel Marker R16
2022-06-1601:30 pm to 01:45 pmat: Lynn
male flew to nest with fish in talons.
2022-06-155:15 to On goingat: Gloucester
Off &on clouds and sun. Light wind from the east.
Two Osprey appeared this morning. They have been gone for at least a week. Not sure if they are the original couple.
I thought they were gone for good. I am not sure if there were eggs in the nest at any time. They both left 7 to 10 days ago. This morning I was very surprised to observe two osprey on the nest.
2022-06-157:34 to 7:45at: Revere
64°, partly cloudy, wind north east 8 mph
One adult osprey perched on side of nest feeding two chicks. One chick is quite mobile, trying to move wings and stretching neck. Only visualize head of other chick.
2022-06-157:53 to 8:03at: Revere
64°F, partly cloudy, wind north east 8 mph
Adult perched below nest feeding self. 2nd osprey perched on side of nest feeding chick. One chick seen clearly.
2022-06-157:53 to 8:04at: Saugus
Osprey perched below nest feeding self. One osprey in nest. Incubating and ?preening
2022-06-158:14 to 8:24at: Saugus
One osprey perched 15 feet from nest, replaces incubating osprey.
2022-06-158:54 to 9:04at: East Boston
2 osprey perched on side of nest feeding clearly visible chick
2022-06-1510:30 AM to 10:40 AMat: Essex
72 degrees, mostly sunny, NE breeze
Both osprey perched on side of nest, possibly observing nestlings??
2022-06-1511:00 AM to 11:15 AMat: Essex
72 degrees, mostly sunny, slight breeze
One osprey perched on nest and the other osprey was circling the waters looking for fish.
HAV-01 - Trinity Stadium Light Tower, Haverhill
2022-06-1410:50am to 11:40at: Haverhill
Sunny, clear warm light breeze
When I arrived female was perched on the edge of the nest.
Chicks head can be observed occasionally above the nest cup. After fifteen minutes female began to vocalize. Another adult osprey flew in from Merrimac River side of nest, soaring over stadium field. Female flew off nest, met male and both flew off toward river. Ten minutes later female returned and began feeding the chick. At 1133 the chick observed perched outside the nest on cross bar. Mom and baby back in nest at 11:37.
All observation made from parking lot near nest.
2022-06-1410:35 AM to 10:50 AMat: Ipswich
73 F, wnw 11 MPH, 7% cloud cover
No osprey visible on the nest, and no sounds when pulled over near the nest
2022-06-1411:15 AM` to 11:30 AMat: Ipswich
74 F, WNW 10 MPH, 7% cloud cover
Initially 1 adult was visible on the nest calling, and the second was holding a fish on a post in the marsh. The second flew over and landed with the fish, and the nestling popped up and was visible. Both adults remained on the nest, and 1 of the adults appeared to be feeding the nestling.
2022-06-1411:30 AM to 11:45 AMat: Ipswich
74 F, WNW 9 MPH, 7% Cloud cover
The osprey on the nest remained down in the center of the nest during the observation.
2022-06-1411:45 AM to 12:00 PMat: Essex
75 F, WNW 9 MPH, 7% cloud cover
2022-06-1412:00 PM to 12:10 PMat: Ipswich
75 F, WNW 9MPH, 7% cloud cover
After passing Babson, Round Island was checked again through the binoculars and an osprey was on the upper perch.
2022-06-1412:20 pm to 12:40 pmat: Revere
78F, light northerly wind, partly cloudy
Female was on nest, somewhat higher than before and with wings partly opened. Male perched on tower crossbar below. An intruder arrived and the male rose to chase it away. Afterward, the male stayed perched on the nest from a few minutes, then left.
2022-06-1401:15 pm to 01:35 pmat: Salem
Female incubating, somewhat higher than usual. Male was perched on a spreader from nearby sailboat. Male left the spreader and returned very soon after with a fish. He took the fish to the nearby piling and started to feed on it.
2022-06-1401:50 pm to 02:05 pmat: Salem
Female was somewhat higher than usual and male arrived with some debris, maybe nesting material, then one of the nestlings popped up. The female moved over and two more nestlings showed themselves. Then both male and female appeared to feed young from something in the nest.
2022-06-1402:10pm to 02:30 pmat: Salem
One perched on the nest, the other on one of the dayboards. No other activity.
2022-06-1412:50pm to 1:10pmat: Essex
70s, light wind
One adult feeding two chicks, the other adult perched; after about 5 minutes, the perched adult flew off with the remains of the fish.
2022-06-1409:15 AM to 09:30AMat: Beverly
Wind NW 10pm h
Adults actively feeding chicks.
2022-06-1412:05pm to 12:25pmat: Essex
70s with light wind
It appeared that the female was perched on the nearby perch and the male was incubating the eggs. No other activity during observation.
2022-06-141:15pm to 1:35pmat: Essex
Adult stood on the nest for a minute during observation but I never spotted a nestling.
BEV-02 - Misery Island Platform
2022-06-1408:30AM to 08:45AMat: Beverly
No Osprey on nest. Platform covered with wild vines.
No nest, same as last year.
2022-06-146:15p to 6:35Pat: Gloucester
Clear, 80, gentle breeze
One osprey in nest. Little movement other than head bobbing in and out of view. Second Osprey not observed
Foot and vehicle
2022-06-146:45P to 7:05Pat: Gloucester
One adult low in nest. Second adult on perch. No other activity observed.
2022-06-146:15pm to 6:30pmat: Haverhill
79 degrees partly sunny
Adult flew away with fish in talons...dropped fish onto grass.
Super cool! Look up folks!
2022-06-147:00 am to 7:30 amat: Essex
72 degrees, sunny
2022-06-147:00 am to 7:30 amat: Choose Town
72 Degrees, sunny
female looking down in the nest, moving around and fixing things. Definitely some little babes in there!
2022-06-1410:50 am to 11:05 amat: Gloucester
72 degrees, sunny,
Again, I can see that the adult is on the nest, moving around . Assuming chicks have hatched. Adult perched in the tree to the right. I hope some one else is able to get closer to check for chicks.
GLO-04 - Annisquam River Platform #1
2022-06-1410:15 am to 10:45 amat: Gloucester
no activity. The pair that frequented it early April moved on.
2022-06-1410:15 am to 10:45 amat: Choose Town
When I arrived, the adults were just switching places and the male settled into the nest. He was poking around and just looking down , possibly chicks have hatched. Female flew off to stretch her wings.
2022-06-148:14 p.m. to 8:51 p.m.at: Boxford
81 ℉ Clear sky with small clouds at horizon; no breeze
One adult on nest sometimes looking around & at other times bobbing head down toward bottom of nest; 2nd adult landed on nest and dropped something in; then 1st adult started tearing off pieces and was eating; although I couldn't see for sure, it appeared that this adult was also putting some food down into nest; #2 remained on a nearby branch just looking around & fending off a red-winged blackbird which was pestering by intermittently flying into osprey
I think that there are one or more babies in the nest!
2022-06-132:40 pm to 2:50 pmat: Lynn
77F, partly cloudy, light E wind
adult flying to perch by nest
2022-06-132:58 pm to 3:10 pmat: Lynn
2022-06-133:17 pm to 3:35 pmat: Lynn
77F, partly cloudy, light east wind
2022-06-1310:00 AM to 10:05 AMat: Essex
72 degrees, partly cloudy
One osprey in nest
2022-06-1310:15 AM to 10:25 AMat: Essex
Both osprey were in the nest and got vocal as I approached but did not fly away
2022-06-1310:40 AM to 10:50 AMat: Essex
The one osprey took off as I approached and had a long piece of something like a reed attached to it’s talon. As I left it immediately returned to the nest with the reed.
2022-06-1311:00 AM to 11:10 AMat: Essex
Both osprey were perched on the nest .
2022-06-1311:20 AM to 11:30 AMat: Essex
One osprey incubating and the other in nearby marsh.
2022-06-122:40 pm to 2:45 pmat: Choose Town
74°, slightly windy, sunny
There was one on the perch on the nest, then they flew away after about five minutes. The other one wasn’t to be found.
2022-06-1205 pm to 05/46 pmat: Gloucester
2nd week in a row that only one osprey was sighted and she (presumably she) was incubating. Stayed for 45 minutes in hopes to see her mate, but no luck.
IPS-01 - Strawberry Hill Platforms
2022-06-118:00 am to 8:15 amat: Ipswich
64 degrees, no wind, slight overcast
Male perching on standoff post
Through scope from our dining room window
The female has been sitting on eggs since the beginning of May. The eggs may have hatched a week to 10 days ago. Two nestlings now visible. Female feeding them regularly. Only heads of offspring visible. Seem to be covered with downy feathers, yet some sene of black eye stripe visible in certain light.
2022-06-1110:52am to 11:00amat: Choose Town
Squam in nest; only 2 chicks visible the entire time I watched. Squam was rooting around and moving some of the softer nest materials, but I still couldn't see the 3rd chick. Both of the visible ones looked strong.
SAL-01 - Rings Island Platforms
2022-06-1111:00 am to 11:15 amat: Salisbury
70 degrees, cloudy, light SE
The female is sitting on the nest and the male is perched on the perch above the nest.
from bedroom window
The female has been sitting on eggs for a long time. The male is very attentive and often exchanges places with the female to give her a break. However there has been no sign of any chick-feeding activity. We are wondering if they are sitting on infertile eggs and just won't five up. Seems too long.
2022-06-112:09pm to 2:11pmat: Saugus
77, WSW at 12mph, mostly cloudy
platform appears to be unused
2022-06-112:20pm to 2:34pmat: Saugus
77, WSW at 12mph, mosltly cloudy
Arrived, no osprey on nest. Came in and landed , stayed about 2 min, flew off, circled around and landed again. Another osprey flew by and circled but did not land. Later a mockingbird was harassing it on the nest! Osprey was standing not sitting the whole time it was on the nest,
The birds on this nest are getting harassed by everything!!
2022-06-112:39pm to 2:52pmat: Saugus
77, WSW at 12mph
When arrived, one perched on perch very close to nest. Landed on nest, then took off and flew low and near and chased a gull away from a nearby pond and circled back to perch, not nest.
2022-06-1104:24pm to 04:24pmat: Gloucester
I saw the 3rd chick in the nest. Annie was on the nest then flew off and tried to chase a duck away (in the pool near the "staging" pole).
2022-06-1009:14am to 09:16 amat: Gloucester
Both parents at nest; Annie in nest; Squam on post.
I THINK I see 3 chicks!
2022-06-1008:55am to 09:00amat: Gloucester
both parents at nest, Annie feeding 3 chicks
each chick being fed in turn
2022-06-1006:40 am to 07:00 amat: Newburyport
59 degF, moderate wind from SSW, 0% cloud cover
one bird in nest, second bird flew in with fish - female is not looking around between bites, so assume feeding chick
one bird in nest, second bird came in - female looking around between each bite, so probably feeding self
2022-06-1006:40 am to 07:00 amat: Newbury
one bird in nest, one bird on nest perch
2022-06-1007:10 am to 07:25 amat: Newbury
59 degF, light breeze from WNW, 0% cloud cover
one bird in nest, one bird on post perch then flew up to news - both seem to be feeding themselves...
2022-06-107am to 7amat: Essex
2 adult OSPR perched on nest. Acting like there are no eggs or chicks.
one bird in nest; second bird perched nearby in grass on the marsh
SAL-07 - Town Creek Platform
2022-06-107am to 7amat: Salisbury
No OSPR on nest but 1 was flying near nest chasing away a blackbird.
IPS-07 Bill Forward Platform
2022-06-1007:40 am to 07:55 amat: Newbury
62 degF, light wind from SSW, 0% cloud cover
one bird in nest, one bird on post perch
2022-06-1008:10 am to 08:25 amat: Ipswich
64 degF, moderate wind from W, 0% cloud cover
one bird in nest; male on post perch feeding itself, then flew off and came back with talons full of grasses
2022-06-1010:15 AM to 11:36 AMat: Rowley
68 degrees, high tide, sunny, some clouds, breezy, buggy,
10:25 AM - from the path to the marsh, there was one Osprey perched on the right side, bottom support of the nest. I did not see any Osprey in the nest, the nest look disheveled. I felt it was sad news for the nest. I went back up the trail, to the hill and down the other side to the marsh edge, David was there with his scope. Now the O at the bottom of the nest, perched on the middle support wood on the platform. We compared findings, thought maybe we saw an O in the nest, but concluded we were looking at space/sky between sticks. (2 young women from US Fish & Wildlife Service were there as well, ripping out pepper weed) David said he'd check on Sawyers again this weekend, & went on to the check another nest. I went back around to the marsh from the regular trail. At 11:10, I could clearly see 2 Ospreys sitting near each other, directly on the marsh. This was across the creek, way over to the left of the nest area. The one Osprey stayed at the bottom of the nest on the wood supports the whole time, so I did not walk to the nest to investigate the apparent loss of the nest.
ROW-12 - Rough Meadows Sanctuary Platform, Rowley
2022-06-10!0:10 AM to 11:42 AMat: Rowley
68 degrees, sunny, some clouds
No sign of Ospreys near or on the nest.
By car, before and after monitoring Sawyers Island.
2022-06-103:45 pm to 4:00 pmat: Marblehead
78. Winds 13 mph Westerly
Female tending to chicks
Make perched below.
On foot. Binoculars
Can’t actually see the chicks yet.
2022-06-109:53 to 10:13at: East Boston
Both osprey perched on side of nest, neither incubating. One eating fish briefly.
Rick & Jan Pierce
2022-06-1010:30 AM to 10:40 AMat: Essex
70 degrees, sunny, slight breeze
One osprey in nest in incubating position.
Both osprey were hunkered down in the nest and neither flew away when I approached. They were very verbal.
2022-06-1010:50 AM to 11:00 AMat: Essex
Both osprey lifted off the nest as we approached in the creek. They returned as soon as we left the creek.
2022-06-0912:45 PM to 1:00 PMat: Saugus
Olivia was up on the nest rearranging sticks & Ollie was down in the nest. She lost her balance & almost fell on him so he flew away. He swooped down on the river for a fish but didn't bring it back to the nest. Guess it serves her right!
2022-06-0911:37 to 11:53at: Revere
71°F, partly cloudy, wind SSW 12 mph
Osprey is very active in nest, preening and “picking” at nest below. 2nd adult arrives and brings food. Osprey steps out of nest center and perched on side of nest to eat. 2nd osprey perches below. Osprey perched on side of nest feeds one visible hatchling
2022-06-0911:37 to 11:53at: Saugus
One Osprey Sitting in Nest. Second osprey hovering overhead. Visits nest, leaves again and perched below nest.
Osprey Actively Building Nest
2022-06-091:37 to 1:45at: Saugus
71°F, cloudy, wind SSW 12 mph
One osprey sitting in nest. 2nd arrives with several sticks in beak and adds to nest. Both osprey perch on side of nest. 2nd osprey replaces first incubating. Observation interrupted by torrential downpour
2022-06-0911:30am to 11:50amat: Saugus
80F,hight tide, calm, partly sunny
2022-06-0911:19 to 11:29at: Revere
Very active in nest: preening, looking around, standing and resettling many times.
2022-06-0912:00pm to 12:30at: Marblehead
Warm and cloudy
Parents feeding three young.
Great news! Three nestlings.
2022-06-0809:45 am to 09:46 amat: Gloucester
Saw both adults feeding two chicks
2022-06-0810:54am to 11:00amat: Gloucester
high clouds, slight breeze
Annie was feeding herself in the nest, she was standing and chick was visible (as well as remaining eggs). She seemed to be alert (looking around and up) for possible danger ?
By 11 she had settled down and was incubating.
2022-06-0812:15 to 12:20at: Gloucester
Clearing, mostly sunny
Two nestlings now visible. Annie at nest - standing and looking at nestlings, settling down to warm them and incubate 3rd remaining egg, then took a very brief flight around nest area and back. Camera zoomed in on nest so far perch not visible.
Reported 2 adults by mistake in previous post - only 1 adult observed 12:15 to 12:20
2022-06-0806:50pm to 07:10 pmat: Beverly
Observed both birds on nest, sitting on the edge, facing the middle. No nestlings but I suspect they are deeper in. Male flew off to look for food while female waited.
On foot, binoculars
2022-06-0806:00PM to 07:00PMat: Beverly
Wind West @ 7mph
One Osprey on nest, the other on Day Marker 1 near the Island.
Spotting scope from West Beach
2022-06-084:45 pm to 6 pmat: Ipswich
77 degrees F
Winds W at 10 mph
10% cloud cover
One in nest, other on perch.
Two small chicks and one egg.
There is a lot of line tangled in the nest and hanging down from the platform. We didn't bring a knife, so we left it in place for now.
Will take a knife next time unless you get it first.
2022-06-084:45 pm to 6 pmat: Rowley
One adult in nest, other on perch. Two hatchlings and one egg.
One adult in nest, other on perch.
IPS-15 Rogers Island Platform
IPS-10 Laws Creek Duck Blind #1
7 osprey overhead.
Two eggs in nest.
One chick is large. Others are medium and small.
All three chicks are small.
Did not look into nest.
2022-06-0811:30am to 11:50amat: Saugus
suny,calm with slight breeze,80F
osprey popped out of nest and perched on side of nest..looked like it was tending to nest,then went back inside.
2022-06-0711:30am to 11:50amat: Saugus
partly sunny,71F,very breezy,
osprey in the marsh on top of a fish. Flew up to the nest& brought fish into the nest for the other osprey
2022-06-0707:19am to 07:20amat: Gloucester
one chick has hatched! both parents are busily trying to rearrange the sticks in the nest
2022-06-076:15 am to On goingat: Gloucester
Clear blue sky with light wind from the south. Temp. 65.
Male comes flying in from trees on the Island. This happens not very often. I just assume there are eggs in the nest because the female never leaves.
Any advise for me from someone as to how I can try to determine (see) what is in the nest. My guess is they have eggs but this is only because the female stays on the nest.
2022-06-072:10P to 2:30Pat: Gloucester
80’s, mostly sunny, gentle breeze
One Adult in nest with only occasional movement, appearing to stretch a bit then settle back down. Second Osprey was not observed
2022-06-072:35P to 2:50Pat: Gloucester
One adult on perch the other in the nest. No notable activity by either was observed.
2022-06-0711:30am to 12:00pmat: Marblehead
Warm and sunny
Female not on eggs but perched on the side of the nest. Maybe their are hatchlings?
2022-06-078:20 am to 8:35at: Salisbury
70 F clear, light breeze
1 on perch, 1 on nest
2022-06-078:20 am to 8:35 amat: Salisbury
1 on nest 1 on perch
2022-06-079:20 to 9:30 amat: Salisbury
from on top of picnic table on North End Boatyard property. The reeds and the tall boats now at docks obscure view from ground level.
2022-06-079:45 am to 10:00 amat: Newbury
2022-06-079:45 am to 10:00at: Newbury
1 on nest, 1 perched
2022-06-079:45 am to 10:00at: Newburyport
2022-06-079:35 am to 10:00 amat: Newbury
Both birds standing on nest which is huge.
2022-06-077:00 am to 7:30 amat: Essex
65 degrees, sunny, light wind.
2022-06-077:15 am to 7:45 amat: Essex
64 degrees, sunny, light wind.
female in nest, moving around, seems to have her tail up in the air and off to the side. Male is perched on the marsh.
2022-06-078:34 am to 8:45 amat: Gloucester
female on nest moving around ...I see her head, then she seems to duck down
2022-06-079:00 am to 9:30 am.at: Gloucester
65 degrees, light wind, sunny
2022-06-079:00 am to 9:30 am.at: Choose Town
Female sitting on nest, moving around a bit. Male is out of the area.
2022-06-0611;30am to 11:50amat: Choose Town
suny, 70F, slight cool breeze
one osprey perched on stick in marsh. Other osprey standing up in nest and fidgeting. May be eating .
2022-06-065:15 AM to 5:25 AMat: Ipswich
52 F, NNW 2 MPH, 10% cloud cover
2022-06-065:30 AM to 5:50 AMat: Essex
52 F, NNW 2 MPH, 10% cloud cover
2022-06-065:55 AM to 6:10 AMat: Essex
54 F, NNW 2mph, 10% cloud cover
Adult osprey perched at the edge of the nest and calling repeatedly; we could hear the adult at a distance, and it continued as we rounded Choate Island. No nestlings visible through the binoculars.
2022-06-066:30 AM to 6:50 AMat: Essex
55 F, NNW 2 MPH, 10% cloud cover
Both adult osprey were initially perched on the upper perch at the nest. The second adult then moved into a tree near the nest. No nestlings were visible.
2022-06-062022-06-06 to 12:25at: Salem
70 degrees along the water. but dry and comfortable. Light breeze off the water
One adult on nest
One adult soaring above in the wind.
2022-06-0612:15 pm to 12:30 pmat: Marblehead
70 sunny, breezy
male was perched below, female perched on side of nest and bending into nest from time to time.
2022-06-064:46pm to 5:25PMat: Gloucester
Mild, light wind , cirrus clouds
Saw only an adult in the nest. She got up and flapped her feathers/wings once and then settled back down. Partner nowhere in sight.
ESS-05 - Singleton Salt Marsh Platform
2022-06-066:00pm to 8:00pmat: Essex
65, humid no breeze
Pauline has religiously sat in the nest until yesterday when her behavior changed. She stood in the side of the nest looking down. Bob brought her in fish.
I kep looking to see some heads pop up but saw nothing.
This morning she was still around the rim of the nest but not sitting on eggs. Later she flew around the marsh with Bob. They ate fish at the nest. Tonight they are perched in a tree looking at the nest. I fear the worst may have happened.
2022-06-063:20 p.m. to 3:35 p.m.at: Essex
67 f, light wind, fair weather clouds; almost high tide
(Male sitting on nest perch.)
(On foot with binoculars.)
(No additional material on the nest since last observation.)
2022-06-062:00 PM to 2:10 PMat: Essex
65 degrees, sunny, slight breeze
One osprey in nest and the other on nearby perch
2022-06-063:00 PM to 3:10 PMat: Essex
2022-06-063:15 PM to 3:25 PMat: Essex
Both birds were in nest.
2022-06-063:50 PM to 4:00 PMat: Essex
Both osprey on nest and both took off to check me out as I approached in the creek.
2022-06-064:15 PM to 4:20 PMat: Essex
2022-06-056:35 AM to 7:05 AMat: Ipswich
55F, 1% cloud cover, WNW 8MPH
During the 30 minute observation of Brophy, Babson and Round Island, the osprey on Round Island was observed perching on the side of the nest for about 20 minutes. When not perched, it wasn't visible. I didn't observe it flying on or off the nest.
2022-06-0511:45 AM to 12:00 PMat: Lynn
69 - sunny
Vehicle from Margin St.
There were two osprey on the nest when I got there and one flew away. The other was not hunkered down in the nest but seemed attentive so maybe there is a chick. She seemed to be incubating on previous visits.
NEW-02 - Upper Parker River Platform
2022-06-052:50 to 3:20at: Newbury
73deg partly cloudy
One Osprey was perched on stand of nest. No other activity seen. No sign of the second Osprey.
2 bald eagles seen flying upriver near their nest. 2 egrets flying nearby.
2022-06-059:00 AM to 10:00 AMat: Merrimack
70, N wind
suspect incubating based on behavior
2022-06-0409:00AM to 09:30AMat: Beverly
Wind ESE @ 5mph
One adult on nest
One adult on near by day marker #1
2022-06-042:24pm to 2:26pmat: Saugus
64, ESE at 13mph
nothing on nesting platform
2022-06-042:43pm to 2:56pmat: Saugus
one osprey on nest. Another flying around, either that one or a third came and landed on nest. Both flew off together and then circled back, one on mnest, one on perch very close to platform. Confused by direction ospreys flying in were coming from if it was only one, in which case it was the mate, or if there was an intruder. Inclined to think no intruder
2022-06-043:01pm to 3:18pmat: Saugus
osprey sitting on nest, then looked up and called. 2nd osprey flew around and flew right over nest but didn't land and flew away over marsh. Later one on nest called again and gull that had come near (same one as last week???) flew off again.
2022-06-0410:20am to 10:30amat: Gloucester
20-40% cloud cover60 degrees
2022-06-0410:40 am to 10:50 amat: Gloucester
80% cloud cover
One adult perched in tree on island
2022-06-041:20pm to 1:40pmat: Boxford
Sunny and 60s with a light breeze
2022-06-0404:50 p.m. to 05:30 p.m.at: Essex
67 f, 12 mph East wind, clear, high tide
( Male was sitting 200 yards away on the marsh grass at the water's edge.)
(On foot with binoculars)
(Female sitting mostly quietly in the nest; except when she flapped her wings several times.)
2022-06-0402:05 pm to 02:45 pmat: Salem
61F, mild breeze from East, sunny
Adult spent most of the time tending to something beneath her, possibly feeding young.
2022-06-0403:07 pm to 03:28 pmat: Salem
2022-06-034:09 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.at: Haverhill
Completely cloudy; 61F; slight breeze
By sitting in car
SAU-07 - Stanton Street Platform
2022-06-033:00 PM to 3:15 PMat: Saugus
Still no sign of a nest or activity on the platform
On foot from the rail trail
2022-06-0304:16 p.m. to 4:28 p.m.at: Haverhill
61°F; fully cloudy; slight breeze
One adult flew onto nest & dropped something into nest as other adult appeared on edge of nest. The latter had not been visible before the other adult flew in. (Nest is quite deep.) Adult that flew in left almost immediately. Adult on nest dropped into nest & was clearly eating or feeding chicks. Not possible to see what was actually happening but I think adult was feeding youngster(s).
From parked automobile
This report immediately follows another one at this nest in at Haverhill Stadium. Initial report showed NO activity. In seeking a new viewpoint, I turned car around & 2 adults were immediately seen. See above for details.
2022-06-0214:17 to 14:27at: Revere
59°F, cloudy, wind: ENE 10 mph
Second osprey perched next to nest, osprey in nest preening
2022-06-0208:10 am to 08:25 amat: Newbury
55 degF, light breeze from N, 60% cloud cover
one bird on post perch, one bird on nest - somewhat active, probably preening
2022-06-0214:17 to 14:27at: Saugus
Single osprey perched on edge of nest, second adult Osprey arrived with prey in talons. Handed prey to osprey that had been in nest, who flew away with prey and started eating it near the nest. Second Osprey who had been hunting took over incubating. Active preening.
2022-06-0208:35 am to 08:50 amat: Ipswich
57 degF, no wind, 70% cloud cover
one bird on nest, incubating; second bird flew in with small fish, deposited it on edge of platform; the two interacted a bit, then first bird flew with the fish over to the post perch and began feeding itself - so I feel that means no hatchlings yet, or they would have been fed
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