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Cahow Season On Track To Break More Records

Cahow Season On Track To Break More Records

The Cahow recovery program is moving into high gear, with the number of breeding pairs increasing from last year’s record of 143 to 156 this year. “In the Nonsuch Island A and B colonies alone, from which an incredible 102 chicks have fledged since the first chick to hatch on Nonsuch Island in over 300 years fledged in 2009 as a result of the... Read more of this article

‘Harper’ Travels For 40 Hours To Bermuda

‘Harper’ Travels For 40 Hours To Bermuda

Harper — a blue heron equipped with a solar-powered GPS transmitter — departed Canada and flew nonstop for 40 hours to reach Bermuda. The Heron Observation Network of Maine posted the graphics below on social media, saying: “Harper made it to Cuba! Harper is a great blue heron equipped with a solar-powered GPS transmitter. She was... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermuda Longtail & Flag

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermuda Longtail & Flag

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features the longtail, an iconic bird in Bermuda, with the Bermuda flag in the background.To access more phone wallpapers with Bermudian themes, as well as social media cover graphics, visit BermudaCovers.com, and if you would like to request a specific Bermuda-related phone wallpaper... Read more of this article

Specialized Antennas Track Birds In Bermuda

Specialized Antennas Track Birds In Bermuda

A cluster of antennas located on Trunk Island in Harrington Sound are helping BAMZ to track the movements of migratory birds. A spokesperson said, “An inconspicuous cluster of antennas mounted atop an old utility pole on Trunk Island in Harrington Sound is gathering remarkable bird conservation data. “It was erected in August 2019 when BAMZ... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Pink Longtail With Flag

Wallpaper Wednesday: Pink Longtail With Flag

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features the Bermuda longtail with soft accents of the Bermuda flag incorporated in the bird’s wings.The design is also available below as a Facebook profile cover image, and you can check back on Bernews every Wednesday for our latest free phone wallpaper download.To access... Read more of this article

Audubon Society Opposes Amendments To Act

Audubon Society Opposes Amendments To Act

The Bermuda Audubon Society is asking MPs “to uphold our parliamentary democracy, rely on their good sense and commitment to a better Bermuda by voting against the proposed changes to the Planning Act as written.” A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Audubon Society opposes amendments to the Planning Act tabled on July 2nd in the House of... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermuda Longtail

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermuda Longtail

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features a simple and classic image of a Bermuda Longtail.The design is also available below as a Facebook profile cover image, and you can check back on Bernews every Wednesday for our latest free phone wallpaper download.To access more phone wallpapers with Bermudian themes, as... Read more of this article

Video: Tropicbird Chick Fledges Successfully

Video: Tropicbird Chick Fledges Successfully

The White-tailed Tropicbird chick that has been followed since it hatched in April on Nonsuch Island has fledged successfully out to sea. A spokesperson said, “At 8.50am on the 4th July 2021, the ‘Bermuda Longtail’ White-tailed Tropicbird chick [Phaethon lepturus catsbyii] that has been followed since it hatched on the 24th April... Read more of this article

Cahow Chick ‘Expected To Fledge Imminently’

Cahow Chick ‘Expected To Fledge Imminently’

Over the past few nights, Nonsuch Expeditions team leader J-P Rouja along with Jeremy Madeiros and collaborators from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology have been remotely operating the infrared surface cam installed above ground in Nonsuch Island Colony A to remotely track, film and live-stream the star chick of the 2021 CahowCam nesting season and her... Read more of this article

Longtail Tropicbird Cam Now Broadcasting Live

Longtail Tropicbird Cam Now Broadcasting Live

The Longtail Tropicbird Cam is now broadcasting live from Nonsuch Island. A spokesperson said, “The Longtail Tropicbird Cam is now broadcasting live from Nonsuch Island and can be viewed here. “Now in its fourth year, it is a collaboration between Nonsuch Expeditions, the Department of the Environment and Natural Resources and the Cornell Lab of... Read more of this article

New Record High: 142 Breeding Cahow Pairs

New Record High: 142 Breeding Cahow Pairs

“We now have a new record high number of 142 established breeding pairs of Cahows [up from 135 pairs in 2020]; the number of breeding pairs on Nonsuch Island also increased to 27 pairs in 2021,” Jeremy Madeiros said. Mr. Madeiros said, “For Earth Day, 2021, it is good to recognize, and address both the many environmental challenges and disasters,... Read more of this article

Bluebird Tips From Happy Bird Company

Bluebird Tips From Happy Bird Company

With the Bluebird nesting season in full flight, The Happy Bird Company owner Christian Chin-Gurret has provided tips for people who want to attract Bluebirds in their vicinity. A spokesperson said, “Beautiful blue birds love to fly and perch in open spaces, especially around perches. Bluebirds scan the yard and look for insects from high vantage... Read more of this article

Video: Cahow Chick On CahowCam 2 Revealed

Video: Cahow Chick On CahowCam 2 Revealed

As viewers from around the world watched online, the Cahow chick from the CahowCam2 burrow hatched on March 9 [Tuesday]. A spokesperson said, “March 9th 2021 @ 9:42 pm the newest CahowCam Star made its’ first appearance on camera confirming the completion of the hatching process that had started the night before. Bermuda Cahow Hatch Highlights“Viewers... Read more of this article