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Bermuda Butterflies Book Available Worldwide

Bermuda Butterflies Book Available Worldwide

Ras Mykkal, Bermudian photographer, dub poet and author, teamed up with award-winning graphic designer Stephan Johnstone to produce a book dedicated to the history, life cycle and illustration of Bermuda’s butterflies. Mr. Mykkal begin photographing the insects in 2006 and started working with Mr. Johnstone on the book in 2012.A spokesperson said,... Read more of this article

BZS Lecture: “Longtails: Where Do They Go?”

BZS Lecture: “Longtails: Where Do They Go?”

The latest installment in the Bermuda Zoological Society lecture series will see a talk presented by Miguel Mejias on the topic of “Longtails, where do they go and what are they doing at the end of their Breeding Season.” The lecture will take place on Thursday, February 16 at 7pm, with doors opening at 6.30pm. The event is free and open to the... Read more of this article

BUEI Talks To Host “Birds & People In Bermuda”

BUEI Talks To Host “Birds & People In Bermuda”

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] and Bermuda Audubon Society will present a talk entitled “Birds & People in Bermuda” by Andrew Dobson. The event will take place on Thursday, February 9, beginning at 7.30pm. The event poster says, “Andrew Dobson has been a teacher at Warwick Academy, Bermuda for over 27 years, but a keen... Read more of this article

Survey On Bermudians’ Experiences Of Crows

Survey On Bermudians’ Experiences Of Crows

Psychologist Paul Hackett, a researcher who has spent time in Bermuda and has become interested in the island’s bird life, is working alongside Jessica Schwarzenbach to conduct a study on crows in Bermuda. Mr. Hackett has developed a survey on his website where any Bermudian who has a tale to share about crows on the island can post their story. Mr.... Read more of this article

Nonsuch Expeditions Partners With Cornell Lab

Nonsuch Expeditions Partners With Cornell Lab

Over the past four Cahow nesting seasons, LookBermuda’s award-winning Nonsuch Expeditions CahowCam has broadcast from the underground nesting chambers of the second rarest seabird on the planet: the critically endangered, endemic, Bermuda Petrel or “Cahow”. Numerous “first time documented” events were filmed during this period including... Read more of this article

Bermuda Poultry Show Starts On February 3

Bermuda Poultry Show Starts On February 3

The Bermuda Poultry Fanciers Society’s annual Poultry Show will take place from February 3 to February 5 at the Jack King Building in the Botanical Gardens. The show will take place from 9.00am to 5.00pm on February 3 and February 4, and from 9.00am to 3.00pm on February 5. The event poster says, “Join us for our annual Poultry Show, which includes... Read more of this article

Dog Training Lectures & Workshops Next Week

Dog Training Lectures & Workshops Next Week

The Dog Training Club and Avonlea Agility are bringing in two trainers from the United Kingdom to hold evening talks and daytime workshops from January 31 to February 5. The trainers are described as “lots of fun, very experienced with lots of different types of dogs and are dynamic speakers and teachers, for a week of fun dog activities and talks.” Evening... Read more of this article

Dolphin Quest Earns Humane Certification

Dolphin Quest Earns Humane Certification

American Humane, the world’s largest certifier of animal welfare, has granted Dolphin Quest its Humane Certified seal after it passed a rigorous third-party audit. Dolphin Quest, with locations in Oahu, Hawaii, and Bermuda, joins a group of fewer than a dozen institutions worldwide to earn the program’s seal. A spokesperson said, “The American... Read more of this article

‘The Secret Lives Of Humpback Whales’ Lecture

‘The Secret Lives Of Humpback Whales’ Lecture

This coming Thursday, Andrew Stevenson will reveal some of his aerial footage in the making of the upcoming sequel to his ‘Where the Whales Sing’.The event promotion said, “Andrew Stevenson will reveal some of his aerial footage in the making of the upcoming sequel to his award-winning film ‘Where the Whales Sing’. “His... Read more of this article

Photos: Fry-Angle Aquarium Society Fish Show

Photos: Fry-Angle Aquarium Society Fish Show

The Bermuda Fry-Angle Aquarium Society held its Annual Trophy Fish Show today [Nov 5] at the Peace Lutheran Church Hall located on South Road in Paget. The Society is an organisation of individuals whose common interest is the keeping of tropical fish, and the show featured a wide variety of species. Awards are presented to adults and juniors for different... Read more of this article

Rare Starfish Identified For First Time Since 1922

Rare Starfish Identified For First Time Since 1922

Department of Environment and Natural Resources scientist and Natural History Museum Curator Dr. Robbie Smith and Nekton Principal Scientist Dr. Lucy Woodall are examining a rare starfish, among other specimens, as part of Nekton’s five day Taxonomy Workshop at the Natural History Museum. “Identified only once before in 1922 on Challenger Bank,... Read more of this article

Video: Bacardi Installs Bat Caves At Bottling Plant

Video: Bacardi Installs Bat Caves At Bottling Plant

Bermuda-headquartered Bacardi gives new meaning to the phrase, “to the bat cave,” as a team of employees, in partnership with Lubee Bat Conservancy, erected several large bat habitats at the company’s Bacardí rum bottling facility campus in Jacksonville, Florida. Within just a few months, the habitats – branded bat caves – will be full of... Read more of this article

Great White Shark Passing By Bermuda Again

Great White Shark Passing By Bermuda Again

Lydia – the 2,000 lb, 14 foot 6 inch great white shark being tracked on her travels around the Atlantic Ocean – is getting set to pass in Bermuda’s vicinity again, according to ocean research group OCEARCH. Lydia is no stranger to Bermuda’s waters, having passed by our general vicinity a several times previously. Photo of Lydia... Read more of this article