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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

US Author Pens New Book On Cahow

US Author Pens New Book On Cahow

The story of Bermuda’s cahow — and Dr. David Wingate’s  role in saving the island’s critically endangered national bird — is being told in a new book which will be published later this year. Boston writer Elizabeth Gehrman’s “Rare Birds: The Extraordinary Tale of the Bermuda Petrel and the Man Who Brought It... Read more of this article

Protected Species Penalties Toughened

Protected Species Penalties Toughened

New measures approved by Parliament on Friday [Nov.25] stiffen penalties for harming the island’s protected species including the Cahow, Bermuda Skink, Spotted Eagle Ray, Green Turtle, Diamondback Terrapin, Yellowwood, Bermuda Killifish, Bermuda Bedstraw, Bermuda Snowberry and Bermuda Cedar. Amendments to the Protected Species Act will see penalties... Read more of this article

Wingate Recalls Historic Cahow Expedition

Wingate Recalls Historic Cahow Expedition

Bermuda made ornithological history — and front page news around the world — in 1951 when 18 breeding pairs of Cahows were discovered by an expedition led by American biologist Robert Cushman and Bermuda Museum, Aquarium & Zoo curator Louis Mowbray. A Bermudian schoolboy — 15-year-old David Wingate — accompanied the team... Read more of this article

Top UK Bird Watcher Here To See Cahow

Top UK Bird Watcher Here To See Cahow

One of the world’s foremost bird watchers — whose discoveries have helped to spark eco-tourism booms in his native Isles of Scilly and New Zealand — is in Bermuda this week getting a close-up look at the Cahow and other local species. Bob Flood’s summer sightings of rare seabirds on the British islands of Scilly has made it a... Read more of this article