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BUEI Talks: ‘A Big Year For Birds In Bermuda’

BUEI Talks: ‘A Big Year For Birds In Bermuda’

In collaboration with the Bermuda Audubon Society, the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] will host the BUEI Talk: ‘2023: A Big Year for Birds in Bermuda’ presented by Dr. Miguel Mejias on Thursday, February 8th at 7:30pm at the Tradewinds Auditorium A spokesperson said, “During his informative talk, Dr. Mejias will present his... Read more of this article

Update On 2024 Cahow Breeding Season

Update On 2024 Cahow Breeding Season

The Nonsuch Expeditions website provided an update on the 2024 breeding season of the critically endangered Cahow, saying that it has “entered what is arguably it’s most exciting phase, with the return of the breeding pairs.” Senior Terrestrial Conservation Officer Jeremy Madeiros said, “The 2024 breeding season of the Bermuda... Read more of this article

Backyard Birds Commemorative Stamp Issue

Backyard Birds Commemorative Stamp Issue

The Philatelic Bureau of the Bermuda Post Office will be releasing a new commemorative stamp issue, “Backyard Birds” on Thursday, September 21, 2023. A Government spokesperson said, “Today, nine songbird species live in backyards across the Bermuda archipelago. Of these, seven were introduced by humans, while two species are indigenous to Bermuda,... Read more of this article

Skyport Introduces Wildlife Control Measure

Skyport Introduces Wildlife Control Measure

Skyport has introduced an “advanced wildlife control measure” at the airport which “aims to mitigate bird-related safety hazards during critical flight operations such as landing and take-off.” A spokesperson said, “Skyport Facilities and Asset Management is delighted to announce the introduction of an advanced wildlife control... Read more of this article

Partnership To Help Enhance Bluebird Population

Partnership To Help Enhance Bluebird Population

“We are thrilled to partner with Mr. Jaavaid Warren-Smith to create a more sustainable future for our bluebird population,” said Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch of an initiative to preserve endangered species and biodiversity in our parks. A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Parks announces its partnership with... Read more of this article

Free Lecture On Bermuda Cahow Genetic Project

Free Lecture On Bermuda Cahow Genetic Project

CariGenetics is inviting members of the community to a public lecture on Saturday, May 20 at the Bermuda College. A spokesperson said, “CariGenetics is inviting members of the community to a public lecture with a twist! On Saturday, 20 May 2023, we will be hosting our first relay public lecture, where each set of presenters speak for 15 minutes,... Read more of this article

Video: Bermuda Petrel Welcomes Latest Chick

Video: Bermuda Petrel Welcomes Latest Chick

The Bermuda Petrel welcomed his latest chick to the world, with the event seen live on a stream from Nonsuch Island. J-P Rouja, Nonsuch Expeditions Founder said, “In the early hours of March 10th 2023, in the midst of a cold snap with sporadic hail throughout the night, the male Bermuda Petrel in Burrow #832, in Translocation Colony A, on Nonsuch... Read more of this article

Video: Bermuda Wildlife Virtual Photo Gallery

Video: Bermuda Wildlife Virtual Photo Gallery

Today [March 3] marks World Wildlife Day, and Bernews’ latest Virtual Art Gallery showcases a spectacular display of Bermuda’s wildlife; from humpback whales, sea turtles, the iconic longtail and lively lizards scurrying around, this collection of stunning photos offers a unique glimpse into the beauty of the island’s inhabitants... Read more of this article

Video: CahowCams Capture Egg Laying

Video: CahowCams Capture Egg Laying

The CahowCams on Nonsuch Island recently captured a live stream of a female Cahow laying an egg, with the first chicks expected to hatch “during the last few days of February, following the 50 to 53-day incubation period.” A spokesperson said, “On January 18 at 7:17pm, the female returned to the CahowCam2 burrow where her mate had... Read more of this article

2022 Was Record Year For Cahow Recovery

2022 Was Record Year For Cahow Recovery

In 2022, the Cahow Recovery Program produced a record number of 156 breeding pairs and 77 successfully fledged chicks, up from 143 pairs producing 71 chicks in 2021, and significantly up from the 18 pairs that produced 7 to 8 chicks annually back in the early 1960s. In providing an update, Jeremy Madeiros, Principle Terrestrial Conservation Officer... 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 a longtail bird in a Bermuda flag pattern. 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 design, please feel free to email... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Longtail & Bermuda Flag

Wallpaper Wednesday: Longtail & Bermuda Flag

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features a design incorporating the Bermuda flag, a scenic background and the longtail, an iconic bird in Bermuda. 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... Read more of this article

Fiona Reportedly Takes Longtails To Nova Scotia

Fiona Reportedly Takes Longtails To Nova Scotia

Three Bermuda longtails “are believed to have been brought to Nova Scotia after being caught in the hurricane winds” as Hurricane Fiona made its way to the Canadian province. The CBC website said, “Three Bermuda longtails are believed to have been brought to Nova Scotia after being caught in the hurricane winds. None of them survived. “One... Read more of this article

Video: BAMZ Welcomes New Flamingo Chick

Video: BAMZ Welcomes New Flamingo Chick

The island has a new resident, namely a new flamingo chick, who is almost two weeks old now, having hatched on July 3rd. The Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] recently posted a video on their social media showing the new resident. Related Stories Osprey Dies After Being Found In St George’s Video: Bermuda Bluebird Nest Box Workshop Photo: Osprey... Read more of this article

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

Dead Birds Found On South Shore Beaches

Dead Birds Found On South Shore Beaches

Over the past two days, multiple dead birds were found along South Shore beaches, with officers from Department of Environment and Natural Resources collecting ”over 95 birds within several hours.” A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Environment and Natural Resources [DENR] can advise that between the 5 -6th June 2022,... Read more of this article