Photographs of nature

  • Spring is in the air and the bees are busy working at Spittal Pond (Photograph by Blaire Simmons)

    Spring is in the air and the bees are busy working at Spittal Pond (Photograph by Blaire Simmons)

  • Spring is in the air and the bees are busy working at Spittal Pond (Photograph by Blaire Simmons)

    Spring is in the air and the bees are busy working at Spittal Pond (Photograph by Blaire Simmons)

  • Spring is in the air and the bees are busy working at Spittal Pond (Photograph by Blaire Simmons)

    Spring is in the air and the bees are busy working at Spittal Pond (Photograph by Blaire Simmons)

  • Spring is in the air and the bees are busy working at Spittal Pond (Photograph by Blaire Simmons)

    Spring is in the air and the bees are busy working at Spittal Pond (Photograph by Blaire Simmons)

  • Spring is in the air as these two lady bugs look comfortable on the leaf at Spittal Pond (Photograph by Blaire Simmons)

    Spring is in the air as these two lady bugs look comfortable on the leaf at Spittal Pond (Photograph by Blaire Simmons)

  • Spring is in the air as this lady bug looks comfortable on a leaf at Spittal Pond (Photograph by Blaire Simmons)

    Spring is in the air as this lady bug looks comfortable on a leaf at Spittal Pond (Photograph by Blaire Simmons)

  • Spring is in the air as this lady bug looks comfortable on a leaf at Spittal Pond (Photograph by Blaire Simmons)

    Spring is in the air as this lady bug looks comfortable on a leaf at Spittal Pond (Photograph by Blaire Simmons)

  • Spring is in the air as this lady bug looks comfortable on a leaf at Spittal Pond (Photograph by Blaire Simmons)

    Spring is in the air as this lady bug looks comfortable on a leaf at Spittal Pond (Photograph by Blaire Simmons)


A fortnight into spring, the evidence of warmer days ahead had The Royal Gazette photographer Blaire Simmons celebrating nature. His observance of

For seasonal inspiration, he needed to go no further than the 60-acre Spittal Pond Nature Reserve, the largest wildlife sanctuary in Bermuda. This concentration of a number of different habitats within a small area makes Spittal Pond Nature Reserve a haven for wildlife, particularly migratory and resident birds. Included are pictures of a ladybug, an important predator insect, generally useful in lawn care. In addition, there area images of bees fulfilling their most important function of pollination.

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Published Apr 5, 2019 at 8:00 am (Updated Apr 5, 2019 at 1:13 am)

Photographs of nature

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