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09/22
2017

stacebird signing off!

Hey ya’ll! So, yes, I’ll be signing off of this blog for awhile. I’m headed to Costa Rica, where I’ll be working at the Saladero Ecolodge on the Gulfo Dulce…. Read more »




09/18
2017

Multimedia Monday: A Bird Lover’s Montage

Happy Multimedia Monday, all!   I treat you to a seabird photo collage of pictures from past years working on Project Puffin’s Seabird Restoration Program. 🙂        … Read more »




09/08
2017

Project Puffin: Seal Island 2017 Season Summary

Since I only rolled into Seal for just the post-season this year, I thought I’d brush up on the deets of what went on this summer with our beloved terns… Read more »




08/24
2017

This week’s guest on Dispatches from the Field!

Just because I’m immensely proud to have been a part of this, not to mention wanting to toot–ugh I hate clichés–my own horn, but.. I was honored to have the… Read more »

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08/18
2017

Pining for the Field: Puerto Rico

For our next foray into the Pining for the Field series, I’ll take a look back to 2006 when I travelled to Cabo Rojo National Wildlife Refuge to study Smooth-billed Anis…. Read more »




09/16
2017

Back on the Mainland!

Whelp, I’m back! Left the seabird island yesterday and hardly had a chance to wave goodbye as the USFWS boat motored us eastward before the rocky island was swallowed by… Read more »




08/11
2017

So, about gulls..

First off, I’m going to ruin a childhood surety. Are you ready? Brace yourself.. There is no such thing as a seagull. The very word makes any seasoned birder shudder…. Read more »




07/28
2017

Pining for the Field: Burrowing Owls of the West

Girl with a lap-full of Burrowing Owls. Now, how does one happen to find oneself in such a delightful predicament?   Well, it was 2007 and I had applied to a… Read more »




07/21
2017

A Peek Into a Beach-Nesting Seabird Colony

Photos by author.   From Sarasota, I took the bridge to Lido Key, one of multiple barrier islands that line the west coast of the state of Florida. Following the… Read more »




07/14
2017

The Feline Intrusion: Cats vs. Wildlife

  I adore kitties. They’re sleek, beautiful, intelligent and still just about as completely wild as they were before humans ever made their acquaintance. Cats are built for agility and speed… Read more »