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6 Things to Know Before You Visit Hungry Bay
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6 Things to Know Before You Visit Hungry Bay

Permission to visit Hungry Bay must be granted in advance of your visit, as it is located on the other side of a collection of private residences. The Hungry Bay nature reserve is protected as a Ramsar site, of which there are seven in Bermuda. This international designation recognises Hungry Bay as a very important wetlands habitat, especially recognising its role in the life cycle of waterfowl. Here are 6 things we think you should know about before planning your…


Bermuda Beasts

What Do Bermuda Blue Angelfish Eat?

The Bermuda Blue Angelfish, or Holacanthus bermudensis, is just one of many different types of colorful angelfish in the world’s oceans. It adds delightful bursts of colour to local reefs with its multi shades of blue and contrasting yellow-tipped fins.…


Nature

We Should Be Seeing More Sharks Inshore: An Interview with Choy Aming

Sharks are undoubtedly one of the ocean’s most well known predators. Humans are always startled by the few threats in the natural world that we have not overcome, and which still pose a danger to us, and as such, the…


Home & Garden

3 Things to Pick and Plant This Month

Spring is at its peak in May offering many opportunities for dotting vases filled with flowers around the house. As for gardening, it is time to plan for heat resistant plants to get you through the summer months. To Pick:…


Nature

Field Notes: The Palmetto

Amongst the seventeen endemic plants of Bermuda, is one palm, Sabal bermudana, popularly known as the palmetto. This palm has undoubtedly figured in Bermuda literature as frequently as the native cedar. May writers have told of the various uses to…

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Buzzing From the Brink

Little is known about Bermuda's leafcutter bee, but this tiny insect is driving a new wave of genetic research. If you’ve never heard of the leafcutter bee, you are not alone. Dr Mark Outerbridge, senior biodiversity officer at the Department…