Tag: Animals

Nesting Longtails Spotted On Bermuda Cliffs

Nesting Longtails Spotted On Bermuda Cliffs

A local photographer recently captured images of longtails nesting in Bermuda’s cliffs, with the graceful birds spotted at Horseshoe Bay. Speaking previously, President of the Bermuda Audubon Society Andrew Dobson said, “Small numbers of longtails are usually seen in the early part of February, but the majority do not return until March or April.... Read more of this article

Paget Farmer Pleads Guilty To Pig Offences

Paget Farmer Pleads Guilty To Pig Offences

Pig farmer Daniel Heaven, 37, pleaded guilty in Magistrates Court this morning [July 16] to three charges involving pigs being kept on his farm in Paget. Mr Heaven pleaded guilty to keeping two or more pigs without the Public Health licence that is required; keeping pigs and causing a nuisance; and being the author of a nuisance by failing to comply... Read more of this article

Bernews Seeks Help Finding Yorkie Dog [Found!]

Bernews Seeks Help Finding Yorkie Dog [Found!]

[Updated] Bernews is seeking assistance in locating a missing yorkie dog named “Prince”, who belongs to one of our staff members. “Prince” was last seen in St David’s in the Chapel of Ease Road and St David’s Main Road area on Sunday [June 29].He has a brown and black coat cut short and was wearing a black chest harness.... Read more of this article

Whoops! Bermuda Credited For Swimming Pigs

Whoops! Bermuda Credited For Swimming Pigs

A report in the UK’s Daily Mail over the weekend highlighted “the swimming pigs of Bermuda” – the only problem being that we don’t have swimming pigs, with the article having confused us with the Bahamas. The headline initially read, “The swimming pigs of Bermuda become YouTube stars,” and the story went on... Read more of this article

Bermuda Aquarium Receives AZA Accreditation

Bermuda Aquarium Receives AZA Accreditation

Following a rigorous process, the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo [BAMZ] recently received accreditation from the United States based Association of Zoos and Aquariums [AZA], Minister of Health, Seniors and Environment Jeanne Atherden said. Speaking in the House of Assembly on Friday [June 27], the Minister said that BAMZ continues to be one of the... Read more of this article

Video: Sharptail Eel ‘Explores’ Forceful Wreck

Video: Sharptail Eel ‘Explores’ Forceful Wreck

A recent social media post by the team at Blue Water Divers and Watersports shows a video taken of a sharptail eel as it lazily makes its way through the wreck of the fairly recently scuttled tugboat Forceful in the area of Whale Bay in Southampton. The camera operator is able to get several close-up looks at the eel as it appears to be searching for... Read more of this article

Bermuda Tagged Turtles In Costa Rica & Mexico

Bermuda Tagged Turtles In Costa Rica & Mexico

The Bermuda Turtle Project has revealed that three turtles originally tagged in Bermuda in the 1990s have been seen on nesting beaches in Costa Rica and Mexico, each bearing titanium tags that were put on them during turtle tagging sessions by the Bermuda Turtle Project. “These results demonstrate the linkage between young green turtles that grow... Read more of this article

Experience Glow Worms With BUEI Tours

Experience Glow Worms With BUEI Tours

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] is set to host Evening Glow Worm Tours, set to highlight what are sometimes called “natures fireworks.” In calm inlets, bioluminescent fireworms swarm to the surface and engage in sensuous dances and as they do, they give off a luminescent glow that lights up the water. The trips will take... Read more of this article

Black-Bellied Whistling-Ducks Set Record

Black-Bellied Whistling-Ducks Set Record

Breaking the previous record of one of the birds seen in 2008, no less than 13 Black-bellied Whistling-Ducks paid a visit to Bermuda on June 7, according to the Bermuda Audubon Society. A post on social media from the Society said, “Extraordinary record of 13 Black-bellied Whistling-Ducks today on Port Royal GC, Bermuda. There is one previous... Read more of this article

“One Year Underwater” Lionfish Update

“One Year Underwater” Lionfish Update

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] and the Lionfish Task Force are getting set to present “One Year Underwater,” offering an update on the ongoing work being done to learn more about the lionfish that make their home in Bermuda’s waters in order to determine how best to manage the threat that they represent. The presentation,... Read more of this article


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