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Canada Goose Spotted Around The Island

Canada Goose Spotted Around The Island

An unusual visitor recently made its way to Bermuda, with a Canada Goose reportedly sighted at various locations around the island. A post on the Bermuda Audubon Society Facebook page said, “Another species of wildfowl that is unusual in the summer, Canada Goose. This bird has been reported from various locations around the island. Today it was... Read more of this article

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

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

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

First Redhead Duck In Bermuda Since 1987

First Redhead Duck In Bermuda Since 1987

Bermuda has a rare visitor in the form of a Redhead duck which is the first to reach the island since 1987. The Bermuda Audubon Society said the male duck pictured below was discovered by Dr. David Wingate at Port Royal Golf Course in Southampton. Photo by Andrew Dobson:According to the U.S. Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, “Redheads breed... 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

Bermuda Poultry Fanciers To Host Show

Bermuda Poultry Fanciers To Host Show

The Bermuda Poultry Fanciers are getting set to host a Poultry Show today [Jan 31] and over the weekend, with the event being held in the Jack King Building in the Botanical Gardens. The show will be opened by the Governor this morning, kicking off an event that was started in Bermuda more than 100 years ago. The show promises to feature many animals... Read more of this article

Wood Duck Spotted At Somerset Nature Reserve

Wood Duck Spotted At Somerset Nature Reserve

A Wood Ducks — one of the more colourful of the species — was spotted at the Somerset Long Bay nature reserve on Boxing Day by Bermuda Audubon Society President Andrew Dobson. The Society said that the ducks are present in small numbers in Bermuda in most winters, and called them “the most stunning of ducks” who appear to “have... Read more of this article

Dead Ducklings In Botanical Gardens Aviary

Dead Ducklings In Botanical Gardens Aviary

The Department of Parks confirmed that they received a report of dead ducklings in the aviary at the Botanical Gardens this afternoon [Apr 8], and said animal wardens have collected the animals and will inspect them in order to determine the cause of death. The statement said, “The Department of Parks can advise that this afternoon they received... Read more of this article

Parsons Rd Park Hosting Dozens of Ducks

Parsons Rd Park Hosting Dozens of Ducks

While today’s [July 18] rainy weather may be keeping some humans indoors, it has brought the ducks out in the Pembroke area, as approximately 50 ducks can be seen ‘hanging out’ at Jubilee Park Playground located on Parsons Road this afternoon. The ducks presumably came from the Pembroke Marsh area located right behind the park, and... Read more of this article