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BUEI TALKS: Studying Endangered Seabirds on Another Small Island

June 8, 2015 @ 7:30 pm


BUEI Talks Presents:

Studying Endangered Seabirds on Another Small Island by Dr. André F. Raine

Like Bermuda and its famous seabird the Cahow, the island of Kaua’i is home to another very rare seabird species – the Newell’s Shearwater. 90% of the World population of this shearwater is found here, along with internationally important populations of the Hawaiian Petrel. Come out for an illustrated presentation that showcases high tech equipment and techniques in an effort to ensure that they – like the Cahow – survive into the future.

Dr André F. Raine is a Bermudian ornithologist who has worked on conservation projects throughout the World including the Amazon, Africa, Seychelles, Portugal, Canada, England, Malta and Hawaii. He currently runs an endangered seabird project on the island of Kaua’i, undertaking research and conservation actions to protect three of Hawaii’s rarest seabirds. He has written three bird guides, including the ‘Photographic Guide to the Birds of Bermuda’, and numerous scientific publications.

5:00-6:30pm: Sushi Happy Hour at Harbourfront (specially priced drinks and sushi)

6pm: Harbourfront opens for dinner

7:30pm: Lecture starts, BUEI Auditorium

Members: $20; Non-members: $25.Tickets available by calling 294-0204 or visiting BUEI’s Oceans Gift Shop.

Ticket holders are entitled to 10% off dinner at the Harbourfront (food only) before or after the lecture. Please call 295-4207 for reservations and be sure to mention the lecture. Cannot be combined with any other special offers.


June 8, 2015
7:30 pm