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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

Bermuda Petrel Spotted Off Nova Scotia Coast

Bermuda Petrel Spotted Off Nova Scotia Coast

While well-known throughout Bermuda, the Bermuda Petrel — more commonly known as the Cahow — managed to find its way to another part of the Atlantic Ocean, with a recent sighting off of the coast of Nova Scotia, Canada giving birdwatchers in that part of the world a relatively rare sight. The American Birding Association said, “Michael... Read more of this article

NatGeo Photographer To Give Talk In Bermuda

NatGeo Photographer To Give Talk In Bermuda

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] will be hosting a talk by National Geographic photographer David Liittschwager as he takes the time to discuss his new book, A World in One Cubic Foot, as well as other exciting works in progress, including the ongoing CahowCam project in Bermuda. The talk will get underway on Thursday, March 13 at... Read more of this article

Cahow Fossils Excavated In Southampton

Cahow Fossils Excavated In Southampton

The most recent newsletter of the Bermuda Zoological Society outlined the recent excavation of Cahow fossils in Southampton. The site was uncovered by Dr. Robbie Smith, curator of the Natural History Museum, assisted by Jeremy Maderios and Peter Drew. According an article by Dr Smith in the newsletter, “Bermuda has a fascinating history over the... Read more of this article

2012/13 Cahow Recovery Programme Report

2012/13 Cahow Recovery Programme Report

The Department of Conservation Services has released its Cahow Recovery Program 2012-2013 Breeding Season Report, one of the many efforts made by the Department to educate the public on the steps being taken to protect the Cahow, given its critically endangered status. The report’s executive summary says, “The Cahow Recovery Program is a... Read more of this article

Cahow Man To Share Living Museum Project

Cahow Man To Share Living Museum Project

Later today [Oct 10], the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] and the Bermuda Lionfish Taskforce will present an evening with Jeremy Madeiros and JP Rouja titled Cahow Man…Cahow Cam, giving those in attendance the opportunity to learn about the ongoing Living Museum project taking place on Nonsuch Island, with a specific look at the... Read more of this article

Photos: Nonsuch Island’s New Solar Panels

Photos: Nonsuch Island’s New Solar Panels

[Updated with videos] A press conference was held today [July 24] at Nonsuch Island to provide an overview of the installation of solar panels on the island nature reserve, which serve to to run its buildings, small lab, cottage, security cameras and the recently announced ‘Cahow Cam’. Minister of Environment and Planning Sylvan Richards said, “One... Read more of this article

Video: Eight Week “Cahow Cam” Update

Video: Eight Week “Cahow Cam” Update

A new video showing the eight-week health check on “Backson” the Cahow chick has been uploaded by LookBermuda. The “Cahow Cam Project” – officially launched on Earth Day [Apr. 22] — has attracted hundreds of viewers to its regular video posts on Bermuda’s critically endangered national bird. A joint initiative between... Read more of this article

New York Explorers Club Cahow Film Screening

New York Explorers Club Cahow Film Screening

New York’s famed Explorers Club is hosting a screening on Tuesday [May 7] of author/filmmaker Deidre Brennan’s “Bermuda’s Treasure Island”, describing the documentary about the quest to save the critically endangered Cahow as “one of the great conservation success stories of our time.” Ms Brennan — who... Read more of this article