August 5, 2021

The Editor speaks:Norman failed to conquer

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I was so sad to learn yesterday (11) that Norman, the red-footed booby bird rescued by wildlife volunteers in the UK, had died. Norman was discovered on a southern English beach Sept. 4, 2016, some 5,000 miles from his nearest Caribbean habitat. It was first recorded sighting of the species in Britain. Named Norman by […]

Booby found on UK beach flown back to Caribbean [Cayman Islands] home

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From The Cortez Journal LONDON (AP) — Norman the booby bird may have clocked up the most unlikely air miles in aviation history. The red-footed booby, a native of tropical zones, was discovered on a southern English beach Sept. 4, some 5,000 miles (8,000 kilometers) from his nearest Caribbean habitat. It was first recorded sighting […]