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Wallpaper Wednesday: Longtail Flying With Pride

Wallpaper Wednesday: Longtail Flying With Pride

The month of June is internationally recognized as Pride Month, and the latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features the iconic Bermuda longtail with a ‘flying with pride’ rainbow theme. The design is available in two sizes; a Facebook profile cover image and also in a vertical format, ideally sized for use as a mobile... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: ‘Flying With Pride’

Wallpaper Wednesday: ‘Flying With Pride’

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features the iconic Bermuda longtail with a ‘flying with pride’ rainbow theme,  with the concept a nod to the statement made by OUTBermuda following the Privy Council’s ruling on marriage. Speaking after the ruling, OUTBermuda Deputy Chair Zakiya Johnson Lord said,... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermuda Longtail & Flag

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermuda Longtail & Flag

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features the longtail, an iconic bird in Bermuda, with the Bermuda flag in the background. To access more phone wallpapers with Bermudian themes, as well as social media cover graphics, visit BermudaCovers.com, and if you would like to request a specific Bermuda-related phone wallpaper... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Pink Longtail With Flag

Wallpaper Wednesday: Pink Longtail With Flag

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features the Bermuda longtail with soft accents of the Bermuda flag incorporated in the bird’s wings. The design is also available below as a Facebook profile cover image, and you can check back on Bernews every Wednesday for our latest free phone wallpaper download. To access... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermuda Longtail

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermuda Longtail

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features a simple and classic image of a Bermuda Longtail. The design is also available below as a Facebook profile cover image, and you can check back on Bernews every Wednesday for our latest free phone wallpaper download. To access more phone wallpapers with Bermudian themes, as... Read more of this article

Video: Tropicbird Chick Fledges Successfully

Video: Tropicbird Chick Fledges Successfully

The White-tailed Tropicbird chick that has been followed since it hatched in April on Nonsuch Island has fledged successfully out to sea. A spokesperson said, “At 8.50am on the 4th July 2021, the ‘Bermuda Longtail’ White-tailed Tropicbird chick [Phaethon lepturus catsbyii] that has been followed since it hatched on the 24th April... Read more of this article

Longtail Tropicbird Cam Now Broadcasting Live

Longtail Tropicbird Cam Now Broadcasting Live

The Longtail Tropicbird Cam is now broadcasting live from Nonsuch Island. A spokesperson said, “The Longtail Tropicbird Cam is now broadcasting live from Nonsuch Island and can be viewed here. “Now in its fourth year, it is a collaboration between Nonsuch Expeditions, the Department of the Environment and Natural Resources and the Cornell Lab of... Read more of this article

Longtail Hatching Seen Live On New Webcam

Longtail Hatching Seen Live On New Webcam

Nonsuch Expeditions, the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources teams said they are proud to announce the arrival of their latest ‘cam chick,’ a baby Longtail, also called a White tailed Tropicbird, which hatched during the afternoon of April 23rd. Below is a photo of the first time that the chick... Read more of this article

Longtail Chick Expected To Hatch For Easter

Longtail Chick Expected To Hatch For Easter

After seven successful seasons running the CahowCam, the Nonsuch Expeditions Team is launching an additional TropicBird/LongTail Cam, and they said that a chick is expected to hatch just in time for Easter. Jean-Pierre Rouja, the Nonsuch Expeditions Team Leader, said: “This camera located in one of the artificial burrows above the stairs on the... Read more of this article

Longtails Have Been Spotted At Trunk Island

Longtails Have Been Spotted At Trunk Island

On Saturday 16th February, Trevor Rawson, Trunk Island Officer, spotted 4 holes along the coast of Trunk Island occupied with longtails, as well as 6 different longtails courting in the air above the island. These sightings were the first to be spotted by Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] staff in Harrington Sound this season. “I’ve been anticipating... 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

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

Longtails Spotted Off Spittal Pond, Church Bay

Longtails Spotted Off Spittal Pond, Church Bay

The first Longtails of the year are back, according to President of the Bermuda Audubon Society Andrew Dobson, who said that Audubon member Keith Rossiter spotted two off Spittal Pond, and also noted they were seen off Church Bay. Speaking previously, Mr. Dobson said: “Small numbers of longtails are usually seen in the early part of February but... Read more of this article