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Bermuda Beasts: Warwick Lizard

Although Bermuda may be better known for its plentiful marine life and large variety of birds, the island is also home to four species of lizards. Most locals are familiar with the famed Bermuda Skink as it is endemic to Bermuda but a neighbor of the Skink, the Warwick Lizard, is a creature we should all know and recognize -- here are 7 facts to get you better acquainted.   1. The Warwick Lizard is formally known as an Antiguan Anole (Anolis Leachii) or Leach’s Anole. It is native to Antigua and Barbuda and was accidentally in...

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Long Live the Longtails!

Each February, March, I feel a frisson of anxiety: What if the longtails don’t come back? How could we possibly enjoy our summers without them? It’s a ridiculous worry, really. Every year these white-tailed tropic birds, with their distin...

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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

Exploring local fauna during the day is always a worthwhile pursuit but once in a while, it's exciting to take up exploration after dark to acquaint yourself with creatures that only come out at night.    Black Witch Moth These larg...

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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-...

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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...