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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

Video: Cahow Cam Project Soars In First Week

Video: Cahow Cam Project Soars In First Week

The “Cahow Cam Project” has soared since being officially launched on Earth Day [Apr. 22], attracting hundreds of viewers to its video posts on Bermuda’s critically endangered national bird. A joint initiative between Ascendant Group Limited, the Ministry of Environment & Planning, LookBermuda/LookFilms and North Rock Communications... Read more of this article

Nonsuch Island ‘Cahow Cam’ Live Streaming

Nonsuch Island ‘Cahow Cam’ Live Streaming

[Updated with video] After several years of research and planning, the “Cahow Cam Project” is ready to take flight. Today at an Earth Day news conference, Ascendant Group Limited, the Ministry of Environment & Planning, LookBermuda/LookFilms and North Rock Communications Ltd., announced that the long-planned project is online and available for... Read more of this article

2013 Cahow Season Is Off To A Flying Start

2013 Cahow Season Is Off To A Flying Start

The 2013 Cahow nesting season is off to a good start, Bermuda’s Conservation officer Jeremy Madeiros reported yesterday [Mar.6] when he released this photo of a chick that is less than one week old. For the first time since its rediscovery in 1951, the population of Bermuda’s critically endangered National Bird passed the landmark number of... Read more of this article

Photos: Primary School Cahow Art Competition

Photos: Primary School Cahow Art Competition

Rebecca Vesey of Somersfield Academy was the winner of the Cahow primary school art competition held recently by the Bermuda Audubon Society. The competition was run as part of the Audubon Society’s efforts to educate young people about the endangered endemic seabird, and saw students from the island’s primary schools invited to submit black... Read more of this article

Cahow Population Reaches 100 Pair Landmark

Cahow Population Reaches 100 Pair Landmark

For the first time since its rediscovery in 1951, the population of Bermuda’s National Bird — the critically endangered Cahow — has passed the landmark number of 101 nesting pairs, the Department of Conservation announced today. Abundant when Bermuda was first discovered, the ground burrowing Cahow was quickly decimated by introduced predators... Read more of this article