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Cahow Fledging Season Begins On Nonsuch

Cahow Fledging Season Begins On Nonsuch

Cahow fledging season is beginning on Nonsuch Island, with a “record number of birds for the Cahow Recovery Project.” Jeremy Madeiros, principal conservationist for the Cahow recovery project, said, “From only 18 breeding pairs, making up the entire population of the Cahow when the program began in the early 1960s, the Cahow population... Read more of this article

Endangered Species Skinks & Cahows Interact

Endangered Species Skinks & Cahows Interact

As the world marks ‘Endangered Species Day,’ Nonsuch Expeditions is highlighting two of Bermuda’s IUCN Red Listed species — the cahow and skink — noting that the two critically endangered species are interacting on Nonsuch Island where they can “thrive without the threat of introduced predators.” Senior Terrestrial... Read more of this article

Henry Ward Paints Portrait Of Dr Wingate

Henry Ward Paints Portrait Of Dr Wingate

On Saturday [May 7] a dedication event was held at the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo to present Dr. David Wingate with a portrait, painted by local artist Henry Ward. A spokesperson said,  “The painting features Dr. Wingate assisting a fledging Cahow from its nest, with two Cahows in flight behind him. “The painting was created for Henry... Read more of this article

Video: Year’s First Cahow Chick Hatches

Video: Year’s First Cahow Chick Hatches

The first of this year’s Cahow chicks hatched on February 27, with the event seen live on CahowCam 1. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda’s pioneering Cahow Recovery Program is excited to announce that on February 27th at 1.57am, CahowCam 1 captured the successful hatching of the first of this year’s Cahow chicks. “Seen attended... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Nonsuch Welcomes New Cahow

Photos & Video: Nonsuch Welcomes New Cahow

The hatching process for Cahow chick in the CahowCam1 is now complete having been witnessed by viewers from Bermuda and around the world via the Nonsuch Expeditions CahowCam live stream.A spokesperson said, “Jeremy first observed dimples [small bumps / ripples in the egg surface] during his nest check on the 25th, then at 2:32am on the 26th... Read more of this article

Cahow Featured In US Audubon Magazine Cover

Cahow Featured In US Audubon Magazine Cover

The winter edition of the U.S. National Audubon Magazine has a major feature on the Cahow project with the cover and other photography by Nonsuch Expeditions founder and CahowCam creator Jean-Pierre Rouja.A spokesperson said, “The in-depth article written by author Jessica Bruder [whose book was the inspiration for this year’s Oscar-winning Nomadland... Read more of this article

Cahow Season On Track To Break More Records

Cahow Season On Track To Break More Records

The Cahow recovery program is moving into high gear, with the number of breeding pairs increasing from last year’s record of 143 to 156 this year. “In the Nonsuch Island A and B colonies alone, from which an incredible 102 chicks have fledged since the first chick to hatch on Nonsuch Island in over 300 years fledged in 2009 as a result of the... Read more of this article

Cahow Chick ‘Expected To Fledge Imminently’

Cahow Chick ‘Expected To Fledge Imminently’

Over the past few nights, Nonsuch Expeditions team leader J-P Rouja along with Jeremy Madeiros and collaborators from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology have been remotely operating the infrared surface cam installed above ground in Nonsuch Island Colony A to remotely track, film and live-stream the star chick of the 2021 CahowCam nesting season and her... Read more of this article

New Record High: 142 Breeding Cahow Pairs

New Record High: 142 Breeding Cahow Pairs

“We now have a new record high number of 142 established breeding pairs of Cahows [up from 135 pairs in 2020]; the number of breeding pairs on Nonsuch Island also increased to 27 pairs in 2021,” Jeremy Madeiros said. Mr. Madeiros said, “For Earth Day, 2021, it is good to recognize, and address both the many environmental challenges and disasters,... Read more of this article

Video: Cahow Chick On CahowCam 2 Revealed

Video: Cahow Chick On CahowCam 2 Revealed

As viewers from around the world watched online, the Cahow chick from the CahowCam2 burrow hatched on March 9 [Tuesday]. A spokesperson said, “March 9th 2021 @ 9:42 pm the newest CahowCam Star made its’ first appearance on camera confirming the completion of the hatching process that had started the night before. Bermuda Cahow Hatch Highlights“Viewers... Read more of this article

“Hatching Alert” For Online CahowCam 2

“Hatching Alert” For Online CahowCam 2

The Cahow egg being watched by the online CahowCam 2 is on “hatching alert,” with hatching expected to take place in the next 7-10 days. A spokesperson said, “During the night of March 8-9, there began to be indications that the egg being incubated by the adult female Cahow [band no. E0172] in the CahowCam 2 nest [nest burrow no. R832]... Read more of this article

Column: Rediscovery Of The Bermuda Cahow

Column: Rediscovery Of The Bermuda Cahow

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] The January 28, 1951 rediscovery of the Cahow – a sea bird which once flourished in Bermuda, but was thought to be extinct for 300 years – was a watershed event. That revelation had both local and global implications as it was symbolic of the type of rebirth being manifested in that era following the... Read more of this article

Virtual Cahow Lunch & Learn On January 28

Virtual Cahow Lunch & Learn On January 28

In celebration of the 70th anniversary of the rediscovery of the Cahow, a virtual lunch and learn event will be held on Thursday [Jan 28], with guest speakers Dr. David Wingate, Miguel Mejias, and Jeremy Maderios taking part. A spokesperson said, “In celebration of the iconic 70th anniversary of the rediscovery of the Cahow, a number of community... Read more of this article