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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

Video: CahowCam Pair Return And Lay Egg

Video: CahowCam Pair Return And Lay Egg

The island is set to welcome a new resident soon, as a Cahow on Nonsuch Island laid an egg, with the pair of birds managing to coordinate their return for the occasion despite being apart at sea for two months. Jean-Pierre Rouja, Nonsuch Expeditions Founder and Team Leader said, “As our followers from around the world watched live, the male from... Read more of this article

Videos: CahowCam2 Chick Leaves Burrow

Videos: CahowCam2 Chick Leaves Burrow

On the evening of June 10, the CahowCam 2 chick named ‘Zephyr’ left the burrow on Nonsuch Island and took off over the open sea, completing the 2020 Cahow nesting season. A spokesperson said, “Right in the middle of World Oceans Week, at 10:32 pm on June 10, as viewers from around the World watched online, the CahowCam2 chick [recently... Read more of this article

Video: Nemo CahowCam1 Chick Has Fledged

Video: Nemo CahowCam1 Chick Has Fledged

At 2.03am on May 25, the Cahow chick named ‘Nemo’ of burrow #831 – from which CahowCam1 has been live streaming – fledged. Jeremy Madeiros, Chief Terrestrial Conservation Officer, The Department of the Environment and Natural Resources, said, “At 86 days old, this is one of the shortest Cahow fledging times that I have... Read more of this article

2020 Cahow Nesting Season Proving Successful

2020 Cahow Nesting Season Proving Successful

The 2020 Cahow nesting season has seen 134 breeding pairs produce 68 confirmed chicks, with all but two chicks at good or above average weights. A spokesperson said, “The 2020 Cahow nesting season has a record number of 134 breeding pairs, which have produced 68 confirmed chicks.” Jeremy Madeiros, Principle Conservation Officer, said, “After... Read more of this article

Video: Second Cahow Chick Revealed

Video: Second Cahow Chick Revealed

As scientists, students, and viewers from around the world watched online, a second Cahow chick hatched live on camera, following the first hatching of the season on February 28. A spokesperson said, “Scientists, students, and followers around the world were watching as the new chick in the CahowCam2 burrow was finally revealed. “Its peeps... Read more of this article

‘Hatching Alert’ For Online Cahow Cam

‘Hatching Alert’ For Online Cahow Cam

The egg on CahowCam2 is on “hatching alert” this evening [March 6] and the operators are urging people to tune in to watch it live via www.nonsuchisland.com March 6th 2020 | CahowCam2 parent with its egg which is expected to hatch soon“The egg being watched in CahowCam2 has now reached its 48th day of incubation so if all goes well... Read more of this article