Tag: Animals

Department Looking Into Death Of Mallard Duck

Department Looking Into Death Of Mallard Duck

[Updated] The Department of Conservation Services is looking into the death of a mallard duck at Spittal Pond, with an appeal being posted on social media to identify a man following the duck’s death. Over the weekend the Bermuda Audubon Society posted on Facebook saying, “Following the death of this Mallard at Spittal Pond, the Dept. of Conservation... Read more of this article

Students Enjoy “Hands On” Learning With BZS

Students Enjoy “Hands On” Learning With BZS

Whether for high school seniors about to head off to university, or preschoolers just beginning their educational career, the Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] has been offering a wide variety of hands-on learning opportunities for Bermuda’s students for many years – and all free of charge for the students and teachers who attend. BZS Educator Sarrah... Read more of this article

Explore The 2014 Birding Year In Bermuda

Explore The 2014 Birding Year In Bermuda

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] and The Bermuda Audubon Society are getting set to host a lecture titled “The 2014 Birding Year in Bermuda: Spies, Superstars and Surprises” on Thursday, January 22 at 7.30pm. The event flyer says, “Ornithologist Andrew Dobson will present a fascinating look back at the 2014 birding... Read more of this article

SPCA Getting Set To Host Winter Critter Camp

SPCA Getting Set To Host Winter Critter Camp

The Bermuda SPCA is getting set to host their Winter Critter Camp from February 9 to February 13, 2015, with children aged 10 to 14-years-old invited to attend. Camp activities will run from 9.00am to 3.00pm each day, with the entry fee costing $250 per child. The event flyer said, “This is an awesome camp for kids to interact with and learn about... Read more of this article

2014 Christmas Bird Count Records 92 Species

2014 Christmas Bird Count Records 92 Species

This ‘sneezing’ Snow Goose pictured below was one of 92 species of birds recorded on the annual Christmas Bird Count, the Bermuda Audubon Society said. In a post on social media yesterday, the Society said, “Count week finished yesterday with a further 6 species seen during the week. This week marked the 40th count to be held in... Read more of this article

Opinion: Starling On Ending The PitBull Ban

Opinion: Starling On Ending The PitBull Ban

[Opinion column written by Jonathan Starling] The pit-bull ban, or to be exact the prohibition on certain breeds of dogs [there are actually ten prohibited breeds, twelve if you include ‘wolf’ and ‘wolf hybrid’] is one of those pieces of legislation in Bermuda that I think can properly be called examples of ‘panic policies’. These are laws... Read more of this article

BZS Names Their 2014 Volunteers Of The Year

BZS Names Their 2014 Volunteers Of The Year

The Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] announced that Darlene Fortin and Marcus Bassett are their 2014 Volunteer of the Year recipients, with the two volunteers contributing over 400 hours to our organization. “The pair were recognized at a special reception celebrating their hard work throughout the year on Tuesday, December 9th, hosted by the... Read more of this article

SPCA Appoints Deborah Titterton Narraway

SPCA Appoints Deborah Titterton Narraway

In a move to strengthen the organization’s fundraising efforts and further advance its recognition, the Bermuda SPCA recently welcomed Deborah Titterton Narraway as Communications, Marketing and Fundraising Manager. Ms. Narraway is a 20-year veteran of the marketing and communications industry, working in the competitive world of advertising in... Read more of this article

First Canvasback Duck In Bermuda Since 1979

First Canvasback Duck In Bermuda Since 1979

Following after last month’s sighting of the first Redhead duck in 35 years, Bermuda has another rare arrival with the first Canvasback duck spotted in Bermuda since 1979 found by Dr. David Wingate on the Audubon Society’s reserve at Stokes Point Photo by Andrew DobsonAccording to National Geographic, “Canvasbacks are diver ducks... Read more of this article

Pet Owner Seeks Help Finding Missing Cat

Pet Owner Seeks Help Finding Missing Cat

A family is hoping that the community can help them locate their missing cat, with 4 year old “Toby” going missing from the Poinciana Road, Devonshire area on November 25th. Sophie and Matthew Francis said they desperately want to find Toby, who is quite distinctive looking, as he only has three legs, with his front left leg missing.He... Read more of this article


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