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Guide to: Sand Dune Exploration

Beach dunes are the most iconic part of Bermuda, making up our sandy beaches and providing the corridor into our beautiful blue waters. They are always thriving with tourist activity, as well as biological and geological activity.   Where To Go Sand dunes are present on all of Bermuda’s sandy beaches. However, true sand dune habitats can only be observed at beaches undisturbed by human influence. Most tourist beaches are raked, destroying much of the environment of the high tide…


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Field Notes: Monstera Deliciosa

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in the February 1952 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally.   The botanical name of a plant is never readily accepted by the average…


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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…


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How To Explore the South Shore Beaches Like a Naturalist

The sandy coast is an ecosystem in and of itself. Its basis are the sand dunes – as sand is pushed onto beaches from the sea, it dries quickly, and is moved farther up the shore by winds. Higher up…


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Trees That Go Above and Below: A Guide to Mangrove Exploration

Mangroves are some of the most productive ecosystems on the planet. They capitalise on below water and above water space, attracting a myriad of marine life as well as breeding waterfowl. Get ready for an adventure with our guide to…

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Bermuda Beasts: Queen Angelfish

Here are 7 facts about the Queen Angelfish you probably don't already know. 1. The adult queen angelfish's overall body color can be described as blue to blue-green with yellow rims on its scales and fins. Juveniles have dark blue…