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Say Hello To Migratory Sharks With OCEARCH

The waters around Bermuda are teeming with sharks. We forget about them because they seldom travel within the reef line, but occasionally a few little ones will venture through. In July 2014, two snorkelers spotted a four foot long reef shark off John Smith’s. In April 2018, paddle boarders spotted a six foot long hammerhead in Flatts Inlet. But much larger predators lurk just outside the reef line; thousand pound tiger sharks, two thousand pound great whites. Right now, shark Thomas is paying us a visit. The blue shark is travelling ...

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5 Migratory Birds You Might See This Spring

During the spring, visiting birds passing through Bermuda on migratory routes are sporting wonderful breeding plumage. Though few breed here, many different species can be seen passing through, especially at places like Spittle Pond. Besides mig...

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5 Creatures You Can See After Dark In Bermuda

Black Witch Moth These large, bat-shaped moths are part of the native population of moths in Bermuda. It is a large moth, with females reaching up to seventeen centimeters across. At first glance, the moth is mottled brown, but upon closer in...

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7 Amazing Reef Creatures and Where to Spot Them

Spotted Eagle Ray – Flatt’s Inlet The crystal clear and often still-as-a-millpond waters of Flatt’s inlet serve as a highway for Spotted Eagle Rays. The speckled backs of these graceful rays can be seen travelling from the open sea on N...

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Spittal Pond

The boundless beauty of Bermuda’s largest nature reserve and wildlife sanctuary. Look at any contemporary map of Bermuda and you can see that the Spittal Pond Nature Reserve is a reassuringly large green blob. That’s because it’s legall...

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Hog Bay Park

From its rocky coastline and panoramic views to lush trails and an agricultural heritage as rich at its soil, Hog Bay is a parkland oasis with a little something for everyone.   Turn the clock back to 1617 and imagine a young man ...