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Owner Seeks Assistance In Locating Lost Parrot

Owner Seeks Assistance In Locating Lost Parrot

[Updated] The owner of an African Grey Parrot named Ozzy is asking for the public’s assistance in locating the animal, described by its owner as a “spoiled bird and survival skills are lacking.” The bird, which has been missing since Saturday [Sept 29] is physically described as being “light grey with a red tail and black hooked beak; larger... Read more of this article

Rare Seabird Successfully Nests After 169 Years

Rare Seabird Successfully Nests After 169 Years

One of the world’s rarest seabirds has successfully nested in Bermuda again after an absence of 169 years, the Bermuda Audubon Society has confirmed. A single pair of Roseate Terns, Sterna dougallii, took up residence on a small posted nature reserve islet in the Hamilton Harbor/Great Sound area in June. The Bermuda Audubon Society, which has been... Read more of this article

Chin-Gurret Launching New Bluebird Boxes

Chin-Gurret Launching New Bluebird Boxes

20-year-old Christian Chin-Gurret has already designed a repertoire of products, including a water bottle holder, a lamp inspired by the Bermuda kite and a light for a camper van, and tonight [Aug 8] he will launch his latest creation – a Bermudian Bluebird Box, which allows people to forgo the hammers and nails and assemble the boxes quickly and... Read more of this article

People Urged Not To Disturb Common Terns

People Urged Not To Disturb Common Terns

It’s the height of summer, and as such, the Bermuda Audubon Society is putting out a plea for “boaters and drone operators to avoid disturbing the island’s tiny population of Common Terns, which are in the middle of nesting season.” “The sea birds are nesting on small, treeless islands and large buoys in Hamilton Harbour and in... Read more of this article

Video: Record Breaking Cahow Nesting Season

Video: Record Breaking Cahow Nesting Season

It has been another record breaking Cahow nesting season on Nonsuch Island, where at about 11.00pm on May 28, Sunny, the sixth consecutive chick to fledge under the watch of LookBermuda’s CahowCam, left his burrow and spent some time imprinting on his surroundings before launching himself out toward the North Atlantic. A spokesperson said, “If... Read more of this article

Botanical Gardens Bluebirds Get New Homes

Botanical Gardens Bluebirds Get New Homes

The Bermuda Audubon Society has donated five new Bluebird boxes for the Botanical Gardens just in time for nesting season, which begins in March. The Botanical Gardens Bluebird boxes are managed by Eugene and Susan Harvey, who check on them at least twice a week to ensure the boxes are secure and the nests are free of ants and bird mites. Their care... Read more of this article

Live Video: Cahow Hatching Expected Soon

Live Video: Cahow Hatching Expected Soon

Several days ahead of schedule the egg in burrow #831 on Nonsuch Island from which the CahowCam has been live streaming for the past five nesting seasons is in the middle of the hatching process, the team at Nonsuch Island announced today. During a routine nest check yesterday Chief Terrestrial Conservation Officer Jeremy Madeiros observed that the... Read more of this article

BZS Set To Host “A Home For A Bluebird”

BZS Set To Host “A Home For A Bluebird”

The Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] is getting set to host an event titled “A Home For A Bluebird” on Sunday, March 4, with the first presentation to take place from 10.00am to 11.30am and the second presentation to take place from 1.30pm to 3.00pm. Participants can be aged six and up with an accompanying parent. The poster says, “Enjoy... Read more of this article

BUEI Talks To Host “2018: Year Of The Bird”

BUEI Talks To Host “2018: Year Of The Bird”

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] and the Bermuda Audubon Society will present a talk entitled “2018: Year of the Bird” by Andrew Dobson on Tuesday, January 30th. The event poster says, “The Bermuda Audubon Society has joined over 100 organisations including National Geographic, National Audubon and Bird Life International in... Read more of this article

Video: Cahow Lays Egg During Live Stream

Video: Cahow Lays Egg During Live Stream

An extremely rare nesting event was streamed live from Nonsuch Island this weekend when their ‘star’ Cahow laid her single egg, officially starting the sixth CahowCam Season. Nonsuch Expeditions Team Leader J-P Rouja said: “Our CahowCam broadcasting live from the underground nesting burrow on Nonsuch Island was being monitored in... Read more of this article

125 Nesting Pairs Of Cahows Identified So Far

125 Nesting Pairs Of Cahows Identified So Far

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources along with LookBermuda’s Nonsuch Expeditions said they are “delighted to announce that the 2018 Cahow Nesting Season is off to a great start, with a record 125 nesting pairs having been identified so far.” “Although we will not know for certain until the birds lay their eggs around... Read more of this article

“Great Start” To 2018 Cahow Nesting Season

“Great Start” To 2018 Cahow Nesting Season

The Cahow Nesting Season is “off to a great start with a record 125 nesting pairs having been identified thus far,” according to the Nonsuch Island website. The story said, “The 2018 Cahow Nesting Season is off to a great start with a record 125 nesting pairs having been identified thus far. Watch the video update with Senior Terrestrial... Read more of this article

“Thousands Of Birds Must Have Perished”

“Thousands Of Birds Must Have Perished”

Local ornithologist Andrew Dobson, President of BirdsCaribbean, says he is “heartbroken” by the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma, and has urged people to donate to the hurricane disaster relief fund organized by the Bermuda Red Cross. He has been closely involved with BirdsCaribbean for more than 15 years and has close friends in many... Read more of this article