Posters of the Marine Mammals of the Bahamas accomplishment and distribution

June 28th, 2017|

(from left to right) Ariane de La Baume-BEP, Charlotte Dunn-Mammals, Charles de La Baume-BEP, Diane Claridge-Mammals. Early May, the posters have been shipped with exemption for duty & VAT from government ! That is enormous knowing that you have 50% duty and 7.5% VAT when anything is imported in the Bahamas !!! The distribution to each Bahamian school started then and will be finalised by the end of Summer [...]

Parrot, long term conservation is needed to preserve the race!

May 3rd, 2016|Tags: , , , |

The Bahama's Amazon is a subspecies of the Cuban Amazon. They have dark green feathers, a white crown and upper cheeks, rose red throat, red shoulders and outer wing feathers tinged blue. Their legs are pink. The Bahama's Amazon once lived in Abaco, New Providence, San Salvador, Long Island, Crooked Island, Acklins and Great Inagua. Records of the Bahama Parrot exist as early as 1492 when Christopher Columbus landed [...]

Blue hole

May 3rd, 2016|

Abaco’s blue holes are cultural, historical and biological treasures. More research is constantly being done to increase our understanding of the importance of these ecosystems. Since the discovery of a fossil tortoise shell and a crocodile skull in Sawmill Sink in 2004, national and international attention has been brought to Abaco’s blue holes and caves. They were featured in the August 2010 issue of National Geographic Magazine. Those blue [...]

Over 300 species of birds recorded from the Bahamas

May 2nd, 2016|

In Abaco, you have the chance to see many varieties of birds, some are endemic to Abaco, some migrate here in the winters or summers, and some have made Abaco their home due to a variety of reasons, including hurricane displacement. Over 300 species of birds (as woodpeckers, waterfowl, parrots, hummingbirds, kingfishers, flamingos etc…) have been recorded from the Bahamas (including migrants). Over 14 species of seabirds breed in [...]