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Cahow Fledging Season Begins On Nonsuch

Cahow Fledging Season Begins On Nonsuch

Cahow fledging season is beginning on Nonsuch Island, with a “record number of birds for the Cahow Recovery Project.” Jeremy Madeiros, principal conservationist for the Cahow recovery project, said, “From only 18 breeding pairs, making up the entire population of the Cahow when the program began in the early 1960s, the Cahow population... Read more of this article

Endangered Species Skinks & Cahows Interact

Endangered Species Skinks & Cahows Interact

As the world marks ‘Endangered Species Day,’ Nonsuch Expeditions is highlighting two of Bermuda’s IUCN Red Listed species — the cahow and skink — noting that the two critically endangered species are interacting on Nonsuch Island where they can “thrive without the threat of introduced predators.” Senior Terrestrial... Read more of this article

Henry Ward Paints Portrait Of Dr Wingate

Henry Ward Paints Portrait Of Dr Wingate

On Saturday [May 7] a dedication event was held at the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo to present Dr. David Wingate with a portrait, painted by local artist Henry Ward. A spokesperson said,  “The painting features Dr. Wingate assisting a fledging Cahow from its nest, with two Cahows in flight behind him. “The painting was created for Henry... Read more of this article

First Bald Eagle Reported In Bermuda In 34 Years

First Bald Eagle Reported In Bermuda In 34 Years

A Bald Eagle — the first one reported in Bermuda in 34 years — has been seen flying across the island, the Bermuda Audubon Society said. The Bermuda Audubon Society posted the photos below online, saying, “Bald Eagle arrives in Bermuda! Rumors were circulating this past week about a very large bird flying around Bermuda. When pictures... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: ‘Flying With Pride’

Wallpaper Wednesday: ‘Flying With Pride’

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features the iconic Bermuda longtail with a ‘flying with pride’ rainbow theme,  with the concept a nod to the statement made by OUTBermuda following the Privy Council’s ruling on marriage. Speaking after the ruling, OUTBermuda Deputy Chair Zakiya Johnson Lord said,... Read more of this article

Video: Year’s First Cahow Chick Hatches

Video: Year’s First Cahow Chick Hatches

The first of this year’s Cahow chicks hatched on February 27, with the event seen live on CahowCam 1. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda’s pioneering Cahow Recovery Program is excited to announce that on February 27th at 1.57am, CahowCam 1 captured the successful hatching of the first of this year’s Cahow chicks. “Seen attended... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Nonsuch Welcomes New Cahow

Photos & Video: Nonsuch Welcomes New Cahow

The hatching process for Cahow chick in the CahowCam1 is now complete having been witnessed by viewers from Bermuda and around the world via the Nonsuch Expeditions CahowCam live stream.A spokesperson said, “Jeremy first observed dimples [small bumps / ripples in the egg surface] during his nest check on the 25th, then at 2:32am on the 26th... Read more of this article

Happy Bird Company At Washington Mall

Happy Bird Company At Washington Mall

The Happy Bird Company is selling its bluebird nesting boxes at Washington Mall today [Dec 23] and tomorrow [Dec 24]. A spokesperson said, “The Happy Bird Company is selling its bluebird nesting boxes for the third year, led by company founder Christian Chin-Gurret. They will be available for purchase at Washington Mall on the Reid Street ground floor... Read more of this article

Cahow Featured In US Audubon Magazine Cover

Cahow Featured In US Audubon Magazine Cover

The winter edition of the U.S. National Audubon Magazine has a major feature on the Cahow project with the cover and other photography by Nonsuch Expeditions founder and CahowCam creator Jean-Pierre Rouja.A spokesperson said, “The in-depth article written by author Jessica Bruder [whose book was the inspiration for this year’s Oscar-winning Nomadland... Read more of this article

BZS Virtual Lecture Series On December 9

BZS Virtual Lecture Series On December 9

The Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] will be holding a virtual lecture series on Thursday [Dec 9] presented by Greg Kearns, Park Naturalist, Maryland, U.S.A on the topic of “Bermuda… ‘Lifeboat for birds’, Soras and the role of MOTUS”. The event promotion said, “Bermuda… “Lifeboat for birds”, Soras and the role of MOTUS... Read more of this article

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