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Bermuda Longtail Numbers Soar

Bermuda Longtail Numbers Soar

Conservation officer Jeremy Madeiros says with continued protection and management, the future now looks bright for the Bermuda Longtail — the island’s traditional herald of spring. Writing in the Bermuda Audubon Society’s winter newsletter, he says a longterm artificial nest programme has helped to boost numbers of the Bermuda Longtail... Read more of this article

Coney Island: Longtail Burrows Down

Coney Island: Longtail Burrows Down

Scores of Longtails return to our shores each summer, with some finding their cliff nesting sites have been lost due to property developments and structural changes due to severe storms. Undeterred, one Longtail made himself quite comfortable hidden away at Coney Island this past weekend. The photo below was captured this past Saturday [Aug.6] by photographer... Read more of this article

First Longtail of Spring Spotted on South Shore

First Longtail of Spring Spotted on South Shore

The return to fine weather has encouraged the first longtail to return to Bermuda this spring. Andrew Dobson, President of the Bermuda Audubon Society noticed one flying along South Shore early yesterday morning [Feb 3] near Church Bay.He commented, “Small numbers of longtails are usually seen in the early part of February but the majority do not... Read more of this article

Cub Scouts Deliver Injured Longtail To Safety

Cub Scouts Deliver Injured Longtail To Safety

This past weekend an injured longtail was rescued and safely delivered to the Bermuda Aquarium courtesy of a group of Cub Scouts who discovered the injured bird while camping on Long Island. The longtail was found by one of the Cub Scouts [aged 8-11] on the beach area unable to move. The Scout alerted an adult, and removed his shirt to use it to make... Read more of this article