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All About Eve’s Pond
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All About Eve’s Pond

Back in the spring of 2020, some commuters travelling to and from the east end may have noticed with consternation the sudden arrival of heavy construction equipment on a grassy and wooded area just west of Shelly Bay on the north shore. Did the digger portend yet another development swallowing more of our precious green space? It is true that this 3.5- acre stretch of land was not particularly distinctive or beautiful, being overgrown with casuarinas and other invasive species.…


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The 10th Anniversary of the CahowCam

Inside a cahow’s egg, the chick’s skull takes up most of the room – they are packed in tightly, their whole bodies folded up. When they hatch in late February and early March, in just hours they take up ten…


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Bermuda Beasts: Beardfish

The Bermuda Beardfish, as it is proposed to be commonly named, marks a new discovery in the beardfish species. The new species falls under the genus Polymixia, and was discovered on Bermuda’s deep slope. Here are a few more interesting…


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The Gift That Lasts Forever: Devonshire Marsh Nature Reserves

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in our Fall 2006 issue. It appears here as it did originally.    What could be sweeter than giving a present to your country and countrymen by wrapping up a…


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Field Notes: Bougainvillea

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in the September 1953 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally.  The Bougainvillea is regarded as the finest of the flowering climbing plants of the…

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Bermuda Beasts: 7 Facts About The Green Heron

Where can you spot them? Green herons are a coastal bird, distributed throughout the island. You can spot them most easily within mangrove forests, or hunting on the edges of isolated islands. The green heron is one of two nesting…