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Bermuda Beasts: Chick-of-the-Village

Bermuda is home to two endemic bird species: the Chick-of-the-Village (Vireo griseus Bermudianus) and the Bermuda Petrel or Cahow. Here are 6 facts on the lesser-known Chick-of-the-Village!   1. The Bermuda White-Eyed Vireo (Chick-of-the-Village) is a subspecies of the mainland White-Eyed Vireo, which can be found in North America. Differences between the two birds include the Chick-of-the-Village being less active (with shorter wings) and duller in colour than its North American counterpart. Both, however, share two distinct wh...

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Bermuda Beasts: Hogfish

A well-known Bermudian specialty is the Hogfish (Lachnolaminus maximus). These beautiful creatures habit our waters and are valued as a delicacy. Here are seven interesting facts about Hogfish: 1. Hogfish can be found inshore and in shallow w...

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Wildlife 101: Longtails with Dr. David Wingate

Longtails have officially arrived back on the island for the warmer months and we couldn't be happier that they're here. We spoke with Dr. David Wingate about the tropical bird, for which he is an expert and here's what he had to say:   ...

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5 Gardens Every Nature Lover will Adore

Studies show that just 5 minutes spent in nature can help to improve your mood. Here are 5 gardens worth experiencing for the sake of mental health.   1. Palm Grove Although privately owned by the Gibbons family, the public is allowe...

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Bermuda Beasts: 7 Facts About Whistling Frogs

It might be hard to spot whistling frogs, but it isn't difficult to hear them! They are active at night and may be spotted hunting on walls or window panes. During the day they can be found in cool, shady spots, like under mossy rocks.  ...

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A Guide to Whale Watching in Bermuda

Each spring, about 10,000 migrating humpback whales make their way past our pink shores on their way to cooler waters up North for the summer months. While passing by, these migrating whales make a pit stop in Bermuda, creating an opportunity fo...