The 2016 Cahow Nesting Season has commenced with some of the females returning to lay their single egg which is up to one quarter of their body weight. The award winning CahowCam is live once again in burrow #831 and we are awaiting the females' return. Sign up for our Newsletter if you would like to receive alerts throughout the season for significant events. http://www.nonsuchisland.com/newsletter-signup/
After a very eventful 2015 Season during which we filmed for the first time ever the courtship behaviors and an egg hatching, the Nonsuch Team is looking forward to an even more eventful 2016 as we rollout new and improved technologies.
UPDATE January 5th: First 2 eggs observed of the season in separate nests in Colony A on Nonsuch Island.
UPDATE January 6th: 12 birds are back throughout the colonies including 3 first time returns, which are birds that fledged 3 to 5 years prior and this is the first time that they have returned to nest.
UPDATE January 8th: Colony A on Nonsuch Island, 6 nests have birds in them, 4 of them are females on new eggs and 2 of them are males that are back early and still awaiting the return of their mates.
UPDATE January 10th: Burrow# 183 where the CahowCam iOS currently installed, has not yet see then return of its pair, however this is expected to happen imminently so please stay tuned and watch the stream live: