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BPOTY Support Bermuda Cahow Initiative

BPOTY Support Bermuda Cahow Initiative

One of the world’s leading bird photography contests has taken a Bermuda Audubon Society programme aimed at boosting Cahow numbers under its wing. Established in 2016, the annual online Bird Photographer of the Year Competition draws tens of thousands of entrants. Describing itself as a “celebration of avian beauty and diversity, and a tribute... Read more of this article

Video: CahowCam Chick Fledged Out To Sea

Video: CahowCam Chick Fledged Out To Sea

At 1.32am on June 7th, “Cedar” — this years’ star CahowCam chick — fledged out to sea with thousands of followers around the world watching in real time, and, according to the experts, if all goes well she will return in 3 to 5 years, often times landing within yards of her original nesting burrow. “She is one of five that... Read more of this article

Holographic Display Created Of Cahow Bird

Holographic Display Created Of Cahow Bird

Bermuda’s Cahows have been highlighted in a modern way, with the Looking Glass company creating an impressive looking holographic display of a Cahow’s nest, with the company saying it is done with a hope to develop techniques as an “alternative to viewing animals in captivity.” “Holograms present the illusion that something... Read more of this article

Fourth Live Cam Launched On Nonsuch Island

Fourth Live Cam Launched On Nonsuch Island

In celebration of World Environment Day, the Nonsuch Expeditions in partnership with the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the Dept. of the Environment and Natural Resources have officially launched their 4th Live Cam on Nonsuch Island. This new camera is located in Nonsuch Island Translocation Colony A, and unlike the existing nest Cams, is above ground,... Read more of this article

Longtail Hatching Seen Live On New Webcam

Longtail Hatching Seen Live On New Webcam

Nonsuch Expeditions, the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources teams said they are proud to announce the arrival of their latest ‘cam chick,’ a baby Longtail, also called a White tailed Tropicbird, which hatched during the afternoon of April 23rd. Below is a photo of the first time that the chick... Read more of this article

Photos: Bluebird Nesting Season Underway

Photos: Bluebird Nesting Season Underway

The Happy Bird Company has announced the first sighting of five bluebird eggs to start the nesting season, with hatching expected to commence within the next few days.A spokesperson said, “This unique bluebird box was designed and produced by university product design student Christian Chin-Gurret, who has added a novel feature by which the... Read more of this article

Longtail Chick Expected To Hatch For Easter

Longtail Chick Expected To Hatch For Easter

After seven successful seasons running the CahowCam, the Nonsuch Expeditions Team is launching an additional TropicBird/LongTail Cam, and they said that a chick is expected to hatch just in time for Easter. Jean-Pierre Rouja, the Nonsuch Expeditions Team Leader, said: “This camera located in one of the artificial burrows above the stairs on the... Read more of this article

Longtails Have Been Spotted At Trunk Island

Longtails Have Been Spotted At Trunk Island

On Saturday 16th February, Trevor Rawson, Trunk Island Officer, spotted 4 holes along the coast of Trunk Island occupied with longtails, as well as 6 different longtails courting in the air above the island. These sightings were the first to be spotted by Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] staff in Harrington Sound this season. “I’ve been anticipating... Read more of this article

Video: Cahow Chick Hatches Live On Camera

Video: Cahow Chick Hatches Live On Camera

At approximately 10.30pm on Saturday night, viewers from around the world watched as the Cahow egg in burrow #832 began to hatch on the nonsuchisland.com CahowCam2. “The first hint that something was going on was a broken egg shell,” said Nonsuch Expeditions Team Leader and CahowCam developer Jean-Pierre Rouja. “Then, around 11.30pm,... Read more of this article

National Geographic Spotlights Bermuda Cahow

National Geographic Spotlights Bermuda Cahow

National Geographic has featured the Bermuda cahow in a recent article spotlighting “animal species that came back from the dead”. The National Geographic story said, “Thought extinct for 330 years, 36 cahows [a kind of petrel] were rediscovered in 1951. Joyfully, after half a century of intensive pest-and-nest management, the Bermuda... Read more of this article

Workshop On Bluebird Nest Box Construction

Workshop On Bluebird Nest Box Construction

The Bermuda Audubon Society is holding its annual Bluebird nest box construction workshop in the Jack King Building at Botanical Gardens on Saturday 23 February starting at 10.00am. A spokesperson said, “It is nearly Bluebird nesting season and time to put up nest boxes! The workshop will include a brief talk about Bluebirds, why they require... Read more of this article

Feb 11: BUEI Talks To Host ‘Cahow Season 2019′

Feb 11: BUEI Talks To Host ‘Cahow Season 2019′

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute and Nonsuch Expeditions will present a talk entitled “CahowSeason 2019” with Jeremy Madeiros and international researchers on Monday, February 11th. The event poster says, “Join the Nonsuch Expeditions and Jeremy Madeiros from Department of Conservation Services for a cahow season update. They will... Read more of this article

Video: Cahow Lays Egg To Start 2019 Season

Video: Cahow Lays Egg To Start 2019 Season

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources, along with LookBermuda’s Nonsuch Expeditions CahowCam Project, announced that the 2019 CahowCam Nesting Season has officially started today [Jan 10] with the return of a female cahow to Nonsuch Island and the laying of a single egg this morning. They explained, “The incubation period for... Read more of this article