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Migratory Birds to Spot This Spring
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Migratory Birds to Spot This Spring

Many of Spring's migrants, especially in March, are birds that came last fall and overwintered. As spring progresses, hormones spike, and many birds begin singing their species song and replacing their sometimes-muted winter plumage with much a brighter attire. April and May see a small trickle of lost, northbound migrants from the tropics en route to their North American breeding grounds which stretch from Florida and the Gulf Coast of Mexico to as far north as the Arctic. Some spring…


Garden

Field Notes: Spider Lily

Did you know the spider lily is not a true lily at all? It belongs to a genus called Crinum. This plant family is known for its ability to withstand salty, wet environments without comprising its striking blossoms. A single…


Bermuda Beasts

When Was The Whistling Tree Frog Accidentally Imported?

It might be hard to spot whistling frogs, but it isn't difficult to hear them! They are active at night and may be spotted hunting on walls or window panes. During the day they can be found in cool, shady…


Nature

7 Times Spittal Pond Shocked Bermudians

Spittal Pond has hosted its fair share of surprises over the years. Bermudians have been shocked by ecological, historical, and even visual events that keep Spittal Pond always in the hearts and minds of locals. Photo courtesy of Ashley Monster…


Nature

6 Things to Know Before You Visit Ferry Reach

Ferry Reach is a beautiful place to visit but few know the park's history. Here are 6 facts about Ferry Reach we recommend you knowing before you go.   1. Ferry Reach used to be the starting point of the…

Garden

What to Pick and Plant this April

Are you spending more time in the garden now that spring has sprung? If so, here's what you should be picking and planting this month. What to PickAfter the wild freesias, Bermuda Easter lilies (lilium longiflorum) bloom in our fields…