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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

Book Review: “Bermuda’s Flying Flowers”

Book Review: “Bermuda’s Flying Flowers”

[Written by Cathy Stovell] I have to say a big thank you to Ras Mykkal for taking the time to share his butterfly fascination. His book Bermuda’s Flying Flowers is a text book of sorts of the seven butterflies that habit the Island. Written in his voice, he details the life cycle of the Cabbage White, Bermuda Buckeye, Cloudless and Clouded Sulphurs,... Read more of this article

Photo Exhibition To Highlight Island’s Butterflies

Photo Exhibition To Highlight Island’s Butterflies

The Bermuda Society of Arts is getting set to open a photo exhibition highlighting the island’s butterflies, with the grand opening of ‘Flying Flowers’ by Ras Mykkal to be held on Friday, May 6. The event will be held from 5.00pm to 7.00pm, including a book signing, with the exhibition to remain available through May 31 at the Edinburgh... Read more of this article

Library & Minister Presented With Butterfly Book

Library & Minister Presented With Butterfly Book

Ras Mykkal — the author of ‘Bermuda’s Flying Flowers: The Seven Resident Butterflies of Bermuda- — recently presented the Minister of Education Wayne Scott, and the Director of Bermuda National Library Joanne Brangman with books and companion posters. Ras Mykkal and Minister ScottBermuda’s Flying Flowers documents the full life... Read more of this article

“Exploring Bermuda’s Flying Flowers” Event

“Exploring Bermuda’s Flying Flowers” Event

A lecture — “Exploring Bermuda’s Flying Flowers: The Seven Resident Butterflies Of Bermuda” — will be held at 7.00pm at Wednesday April 20th. It will be presented by Ras Mykkal, photographer and author of the book Bermuda’s Flying Flowers, and the public is invited to “join us to learn about the life cycles... Read more of this article

Orange Sulphur Butterfly Pays Bermuda A Visit

Orange Sulphur Butterfly Pays Bermuda A Visit

An Orange Sulpher butterfly was spotted at Spittal Pond over the weekend, representing what the Bermuda Audubon Society called “a very rare visitor to Bermuda.” ButterfliesAndMoths.com says about the Orange Sulpher butterfly’s range, “Southern Canada to central Mexico, coast to coast in the United States except for the Florida... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Butterflies Flock To New House

Photos & Video: Butterflies Flock To New House

Locals can stop by and watch some of nature’s most beautiful creatures, thanks to a new Butterfly House set up at Brighton Nurseries in Devonshire. Surrounded by flowering plants suitable for attracting butterflies, the aim of the ‘Butterfly House’ is to educate people as well as provide some basic information on butterflies found... Read more of this article

Bermuda’s Regal Monarch Butterflies

Bermuda’s Regal Monarch Butterflies

Bermuda boasts a rare native population of non-migratory Monarch Butterflies which researchers believe had become established here by the mid-19th century. But the island also receives occasional visits from migratory North American Monarchs, known for their epic Winter treks across the continent to warm-weather locations in Mexico. The regal Monarch... Read more of this article