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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

BZS Lecture: “Longtails: Where Do They Go?”

BZS Lecture: “Longtails: Where Do They Go?”

The latest installment in the Bermuda Zoological Society lecture series will see a talk presented by Miguel Mejias on the topic of “Longtails, where do they go and what are they doing at the end of their Breeding Season.” The lecture will take place on Thursday, February 16 at 7pm, with doors opening at 6.30pm. The event is free and open to the... Read more of this article

BUEI Talks To Host “Birds & People In Bermuda”

BUEI Talks To Host “Birds & People In Bermuda”

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] and Bermuda Audubon Society will present a talk entitled “Birds & People in Bermuda” by Andrew Dobson. The event will take place on Thursday, February 9, beginning at 7.30pm. The event poster says, “Andrew Dobson has been a teacher at Warwick Academy, Bermuda for over 27 years, but a keen... Read more of this article

Survey On Bermudians’ Experiences Of Crows

Survey On Bermudians’ Experiences Of Crows

Psychologist Paul Hackett, a researcher who has spent time in Bermuda and has become interested in the island’s bird life, is working alongside Jessica Schwarzenbach to conduct a study on crows in Bermuda. Mr. Hackett has developed a survey on his website where any Bermudian who has a tale to share about crows on the island can post their story. Mr.... 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

MSA Students Work With Audubon Society

MSA Students Work With Audubon Society

This weekend, Mount Saint Agnes Academy [MSA] students from Middle School Student Council and high school, along with a number of parent and teacher volunteers, worked together to build over 20 Bluebird nest boxes and packaged 30 “build your own” kits for the Bermuda Audubon Society. The Society is the main supplier of Bluebird nest boxes; each... Read more of this article

Birds Stolen From Garden Center In Warwick

Birds Stolen From Garden Center In Warwick

[Written by Don Burgess] A thief in the night stole about a dozen English Budgies from MP Jeff Sousa’s aviary at his business. Some time after the close of the Garden Center business in Warwick on Thursday evening and before it opened on Friday morning, the English Budgies went missing. Mr. Sousa said: “I thought it would be a nice idea to have... Read more of this article

Boating Public Urged To Safeguard Nesting Sites

Boating Public Urged To Safeguard Nesting Sites

The Ministry of the Environment is urging Bermuda’s boating public to safeguard the nesting sites of Bermuda’s critically endangered Common Tern, saying that nesting sites are marked with ‘No Landing’ signs, and if disturbed, any chicks that fall into the water will drown. “Currently numbering just five nesting pairs, terns lay... 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

Yellowwood Trees Planted In Paget For Earth Day

Yellowwood Trees Planted In Paget For Earth Day

To celebrate Earth Day and kick off its Occupational Health, Safety & Environment Week, BELCO has sponsored the planting of two rare, native Yellowwood trees on the Audubon Society’s Alfred Blackburn Smith Nature Reserve in Paget. Jessica McClure, Manager of Occupational Health, Safety & Environment at BELCO said, “We wish to support the... Read more of this article

Missing Parrot “Benny” Has Been Found

Missing Parrot “Benny” Has Been Found

Benny — a parrot who went missing last Wednesday from the Morgan’s Road area of Southampton — has been found, and the family said it was a result of a community effort which includes the media as well as social media, and Benny’s family extended their thanks to the family who found him for “taking good care of him and doing... Read more of this article

Family Seek Help Locating Missing Parrot

Family Seek Help Locating Missing Parrot

A family is desperately seeking the public’s assistance in locating their “dear family pet,” a green parrot who flew away this morning [Wednesday March 23rd].“This beautiful bird answers to the name of Benny and went missing in the Morgan’s Road area of Southampton. Anyone that has seen Benny is asked to call 500-2721. Or email... Read more of this article