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125 Nesting Pairs Of Cahows Identified So Far

125 Nesting Pairs Of Cahows Identified So Far

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources along with LookBermuda’s Nonsuch Expeditions said they are “delighted to announce that the 2018 Cahow Nesting Season is off to a great start, with a record 125 nesting pairs having been identified so far.” “Although we will not know for certain until the birds lay their eggs around... Read more of this article

“Great Start” To 2018 Cahow Nesting Season

“Great Start” To 2018 Cahow Nesting Season

The Cahow Nesting Season is “off to a great start with a record 125 nesting pairs having been identified thus far,” according to the Nonsuch Island website. The story said, “The 2018 Cahow Nesting Season is off to a great start with a record 125 nesting pairs having been identified thus far. Watch the video update with Senior Terrestrial... Read more of this article

Record Number Of Cahow Chicks Fledge

Record Number Of Cahow Chicks Fledge

The 2017 Cahow nesting season saw the nesting population increase to a record number of 117 established breeding pairs [those that produced an egg, whether it hatched or not]. In addition, a record number of 61 chicks successfully fledged out to sea [the first time the number of fledged chicks has exceeded 60]. In parallel the Nonsuch Expeditions CahowCam,... Read more of this article

Cahow Comes Out Of Shell Live On Camera

Cahow Comes Out Of Shell Live On Camera

The Ministry of the Environment announced the safe arrival of a ‘CahowCam chick’ who broke out of his or her shell at 9:45 pm Thursday night. “Thanks to an extraordinary programme to safeguard the critically endangered Cahow by Senior Terrestrial Conservation Officer Jeremy Madeiros and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources... Read more of this article

“Star” Cahow Chick Hatches Live On Camera

“Star” Cahow Chick Hatches Live On Camera

A Cahow chick emerged from its egg live on camera last night [March 2] as part of the Nonsuch Expeditions CahowCam project. The Nonsuch Island website said, “Hello World! At approximately 9.45 pm Bermuda time, two hours after the male took over incubation duties, and approximately 40 minutes after the top of the shell broke off, our star chick... Read more of this article

Nonsuch Expeditions Partners With Cornell Lab

Nonsuch Expeditions Partners With Cornell Lab

Over the past four Cahow nesting seasons, LookBermuda’s award-winning Nonsuch Expeditions CahowCam has broadcast from the underground nesting chambers of the second rarest seabird on the planet: the critically endangered, endemic, Bermuda Petrel or “Cahow”. Numerous “first time documented” events were filmed during this period including... Read more of this article

Cahow Hatched On Camera Named ‘Tempest’

Cahow Hatched On Camera Named ‘Tempest’

The Cahow chick — who played the starring role during an online live stream — has officially been named “Tempest” by Elizabeth Madeiros, daughter of chief conservation officer Jeremy Madeiros. “He was named after William Shakespeare’s Tempest play which was in turn based upon Bermuda’s founding wreck the Sea... Read more of this article

Happening Now: Watch A Cahow Hatching Live

Happening Now: Watch A Cahow Hatching Live

[Updated] The public is being given the unique opportunity to watch the hatching of a Cahow egg live as the event is being filmed by the CahowCam on Nonsuch Island, with the stream available online. This has only been witnessed once before — which actually occurred exactly one year ago today — and you can tune in now to witness this rarely... Read more of this article

Trindade Petrel Bird Makes First Visit To Bermuda

Trindade Petrel Bird Makes First Visit To Bermuda

A visiting group of seabird enthusiasts photographed a Trindade Petrel — the first time the species has been recorded in Bermuda – and in an interesting coincidence, one of the group happened to be wearing a t-shirt depicting a Trindade Petrel bird. The Bermuda Audubon Society has been running Cahow fieldtrips this month and has assisted... Read more of this article

Cahow Chick Hatched “Live” On Nonsuch Today

Cahow Chick Hatched “Live” On Nonsuch Today

The “Cahow Cam” is back and staff at the Department of Conservation Services have just witnessed the hatching of a Cahow chick at 1:45pm today [Mar 4] on Nonsuch Island, and anyone who wants to watch the camera live can do so here or here. Eight new pairs laid their first eggs this January, bringing the breeding population of the Cahow up to a new... Read more of this article

Jeremy Madeiros Wins UK Blue Turtle Award

Jeremy Madeiros Wins UK Blue Turtle Award

The Ministry of Health, Seniors and Environment has revealed that Jeremy Madeiros, Senior Terrestrial Conservation Officer with the Department of Conservation Services, has been awarded the prestigious Blue Turtle Award [2013] for the Cahow Translocation Project, helping to preserve the endangered Bermuda Cahow. Launched in 2009, the Blue Turtle Award... Read more of this article

Janet Wingate To Host Book Signing Today

Janet Wingate To Host Book Signing Today

Bermudian author Janet Wingate is launching the 2nd edition of her book ‘Nonsuch Summer’, with a book signing at the Bermuda Book Store during Harbour Nights this evening [July 9th]. It tells the story of her childhood on Nonsuch Island, and brings to life the creation of the living museum there, including the challengeto save the cahow. The... Read more of this article

Cahow Spotted Off Coast Of Ireland

Cahow Spotted Off Coast Of Ireland

A relatively rare sight anywhere outside of Bermuda, the Bermuda Petrel – better known as the Cahow – has been known to occasionally make its way to other parts of the Atlantic Ocean, but a report made yesterday [May 19] by Irish birdwatchers shows that the far-ranging bird will occasionally travel even as far north as Europe. A report at... Read more of this article