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Bermuda Beasts: The Centipede

Feared worse than any other creature, big or small in Bermuda is the dreaded centipede. Large and venomous, just the thought of a centipede is enough to unnerve even the strongest of humans. Once thought to only inhabit St. David’s, the centipede has successfully made its way West, striking fear in all who inhabit Bermuda's shores.   1. One way to deter them, because they have no problem entering homes, is to have toads nearby, especially females ones. But there are fewer toads in Bermuda now than in the past. They typically e...


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7 Amazing Ocean Creatures and Where to Spot Them

Bermuda's waters are ripe with beautiful ocean creatures that you can spot close to shore or in open water. Here are 7 of the most fascinating animals waiting to be seen.   Spotted Eagle Ray – Flatt’s Inlet The crystal clear and ...


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Field Notes: The Bermudiana

The article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in the May 1953 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally. One of the few endemic plants of Bermuda is a plant of the Iris family Sisyrinchium bermudiana, p...


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Bermuda Beasts: Yellow Crowned Night Heron

Where can you spot them: yellow crowned night herons are some of the most common large birds in Bermuda. You can spot them wading in the shallows by the edge of a pond or the ocean, hunting for fish and crabs. The yellow crowned night heron...


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Bermuda Beasts: 8 Facts About The Bermuda Skink

Where can you spot them? Skinks favour rocky habitats and can be found on isolated rocky shorelines. Most of the population lives in Spittal Pond and on the Castle Harbour islands.   1. Skinks are our only endemic reptile. On oceanic ...

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Admiralty House Park

With sweeping views from Dockyard to St. George’s and remnants 
of a colonial navel history still evident, Admiralty House Park  is both busy and beautiful community parkland. Today, Admiralty House Park is a tranquil expanse of hillside...