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BPOTY Support Bermuda Cahow Initiative

BPOTY Support Bermuda Cahow Initiative

One of the world’s leading bird photography contests has taken a Bermuda Audubon Society programme aimed at boosting Cahow numbers under its wing. Established in 2016, the annual online Bird Photographer of the Year Competition draws tens of thousands of entrants. Describing itself as a “celebration of avian beauty and diversity, and a tribute... Read more of this article

Video: CahowCam Chick Fledged Out To Sea

Video: CahowCam Chick Fledged Out To Sea

At 1.32am on June 7th, “Cedar” — this years’ star CahowCam chick — fledged out to sea with thousands of followers around the world watching in real time, and, according to the experts, if all goes well she will return in 3 to 5 years, often times landing within yards of her original nesting burrow. “She is one of five that... Read more of this article

Holographic Display Created Of Cahow Bird

Holographic Display Created Of Cahow Bird

Bermuda’s Cahows have been highlighted in a modern way, with the Looking Glass company creating an impressive looking holographic display of a Cahow’s nest, with the company saying it is done with a hope to develop techniques as an “alternative to viewing animals in captivity.” “Holograms present the illusion that something... Read more of this article

Fourth Live Cam Launched On Nonsuch Island

Fourth Live Cam Launched On Nonsuch Island

In celebration of World Environment Day, the Nonsuch Expeditions in partnership with the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the Dept. of the Environment and Natural Resources have officially launched their 4th Live Cam on Nonsuch Island. This new camera is located in Nonsuch Island Translocation Colony A, and unlike the existing nest Cams, is above ground,... Read more of this article

Video: Cahow Chick Hatches Live On Camera

Video: Cahow Chick Hatches Live On Camera

At approximately 10.30pm on Saturday night, viewers from around the world watched as the Cahow egg in burrow #832 began to hatch on the nonsuchisland.com CahowCam2. “The first hint that something was going on was a broken egg shell,” said Nonsuch Expeditions Team Leader and CahowCam developer Jean-Pierre Rouja. “Then, around 11.30pm,... Read more of this article

National Geographic Spotlights Bermuda Cahow

National Geographic Spotlights Bermuda Cahow

National Geographic has featured the Bermuda cahow in a recent article spotlighting “animal species that came back from the dead”. The National Geographic story said, “Thought extinct for 330 years, 36 cahows [a kind of petrel] were rediscovered in 1951. Joyfully, after half a century of intensive pest-and-nest management, the Bermuda... Read more of this article

Feb 11: BUEI Talks To Host ‘Cahow Season 2019′

Feb 11: BUEI Talks To Host ‘Cahow Season 2019′

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute and Nonsuch Expeditions will present a talk entitled “CahowSeason 2019” with Jeremy Madeiros and international researchers on Monday, February 11th. The event poster says, “Join the Nonsuch Expeditions and Jeremy Madeiros from Department of Conservation Services for a cahow season update. They will... Read more of this article

Video: Cahow Lays Egg To Start 2019 Season

Video: Cahow Lays Egg To Start 2019 Season

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources, along with LookBermuda’s Nonsuch Expeditions CahowCam Project, announced that the 2019 CahowCam Nesting Season has officially started today [Jan 10] with the return of a female cahow to Nonsuch Island and the laying of a single egg this morning. They explained, “The incubation period for... Read more of this article

Cahow Nesting Season Off To An Early Start

Cahow Nesting Season Off To An Early Start

The upcoming 2019 cahow nesting season is off to an early start with breeding pairs returning to their underground burrows on the Nonsuch Island Nature Reserve and its surrounding islets earlier than expected. Principal Terrestrial Conservation Officer at the Department of the Environment and Natural Resources [DENR] Jeremy Madeiros said, “Many... Read more of this article

Video: Record Breaking Cahow Nesting Season

Video: Record Breaking Cahow Nesting Season

It has been another record breaking Cahow nesting season on Nonsuch Island, where at about 11.00pm on May 28, Sunny, the sixth consecutive chick to fledge under the watch of LookBermuda’s CahowCam, left his burrow and spent some time imprinting on his surroundings before launching himself out toward the North Atlantic. A spokesperson said, “If... Read more of this article

Live Video: Cahow Hatching Expected Soon

Live Video: Cahow Hatching Expected Soon

Several days ahead of schedule the egg in burrow #831 on Nonsuch Island from which the CahowCam has been live streaming for the past five nesting seasons is in the middle of the hatching process, the team at Nonsuch Island announced today. During a routine nest check yesterday Chief Terrestrial Conservation Officer Jeremy Madeiros observed that the... Read more of this article

Video: Cahow Lays Egg During Live Stream

Video: Cahow Lays Egg During Live Stream

An extremely rare nesting event was streamed live from Nonsuch Island this weekend when their ‘star’ Cahow laid her single egg, officially starting the sixth CahowCam Season. Nonsuch Expeditions Team Leader J-P Rouja said: “Our CahowCam broadcasting live from the underground nesting burrow on Nonsuch Island was being monitored in... Read more of this article

Video: Bermuda Skink Visits Cahow Burrow

Video: Bermuda Skink Visits Cahow Burrow

The camera set up to film Cahows on Nonsuch Island recently caught an unusual visitor, with a critically endangered Bermuda skink stopping by the burrow, wandering around and taking a rather close look at the camera.- “A Bermuda Skink was recently filmed visiting the CahowCam burrow as we wait for the female to return to lay her egg. Historically,... Read more of this article