Tag: Birds

Photo: Man On Bike With Parrots On Shoulder

Photo: Man On Bike With Parrots On Shoulder

“You never know what you are going to see when you are out birding,” said a post on the Bermuda Audubon Society’s Facebook page, which was accompanied by a photo of a man on a bike with a bird perched on both his shoulders. Bermuda Audubon Society President Andrew Dobson said he doesn’t know who the man is, and just passed him, and... Read more of this article

Osprey Dies After Being Found In St George’s

Osprey Dies After Being Found In St George’s

Despite efforts to save an Osprey that was found in distress in the east end, the bird has died while being assessed by professionals at the Bermuda Aquarium and Zoo. The Osprey was found in the middle of Stokes Point Road in St. George’s after a member of the public alerted Police Sergeant Paul Watson of the Marine Police Unit, who collected the... Read more of this article

Jeremy Madeiros Wins UK Blue Turtle Award

Jeremy Madeiros Wins UK Blue Turtle Award

The Ministry of Health, Seniors and Environment has revealed that Jeremy Madeiros, Senior Terrestrial Conservation Officer with the Department of Conservation Services, has been awarded the prestigious Blue Turtle Award [2013] for the Cahow Translocation Project, helping to preserve the endangered Bermuda Cahow. Launched in 2009, the Blue Turtle Award... Read more of this article

100 Years Since Extinction Of Passenger Pigeon

100 Years Since Extinction Of Passenger Pigeon

The Passenger Pigeon was a species of bird that once visited Bermuda. Posting on the Bermuda Audubon Society’s Facebook page, Audubon President Andrew Dobson said, “September 1st marks the 100th anniversary of the extinction of the Passenger Pigeon.   “Martha was the last known living Passenger Pigeon; she was named “Martha”... Read more of this article

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

BZS To Host Flamingo Flocking Through July

BZS To Host Flamingo Flocking Through July

The Bermuda Zoological Society is getting set to host their “Flamingo Flocking” endeavor through the entire month of July, allowing people to order a set of bright pink flamingos to be strewn all over an unsuspecting person’s yard or office for 24 hours.The event’s promotional flyer said, “Residential flocking will cost $75,... Read more of this article

BSoA To Host Bluebird Box Show & Auction

BSoA To Host Bluebird Box Show & Auction

The Bermuda Society of Arts is getting set to host the Bluebird Box Show and Auction, featuring a live auction of bluebird boxes on June 20, 2014 from 5.00pm to 7.00pm. Doors will open at 4.30pm. A spokesperson said, “50 bluebird boxes have been hand-painted and decorated by Bermuda’s artists and will be on display for silent auction until... 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

Photos & Video: Bird Art Exhibition At BSOA

Photos & Video: Bird Art Exhibition At BSOA

The Bermuda Audubon Society recently invited middle and secondary school students in Bermuda to submit original artwork or photographs featuring Bermuda birds, particularly the island’s native and endemic species, in order to compete for prizes up to $200.The competition was open to all middle and secondary school students in Bermuda, with independent... Read more of this article

Wilson’s Plover Pays Bermuda A Rare Visit

Wilson’s Plover Pays Bermuda A Rare Visit

Bermuda played host to a Wilson’s Plover this weekend according to the Bermuda Audubon Society, marking a rare appearance on the island for the species. A post on social media from the Society said, “A great start to June. There has only been one confirmed sighting of Wilson’s Plover in Bermuda since the 1960s. So this was quite a... Read more of this article


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