Author Archives: Stacey M. Hollis

About Stacey M. Hollis

Living at the edge of southern Costa Rica's rich Golfo Dulce working with non-profit Osa Birds: Research and Conservation. With a background in environmental journalism, avian field biology, bird guiding and ecotourism, my aim is to share my passion for birds and spread the word about the importance of wildlife conservation.

A Stateside Whirlwind

I flew against the migration a few weeks ago leaving Panama to head north to the United States of Havoc and Conundrum. I had the opportunity to visit family and friends (and VOTE) before diving into the high season in my … Continue reading

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A Fond Farewell!

This is my tribute to Dave, Suzanne and Mina for a glorious two-month run at Casa Cayuco. I’m moving a short jaunt down-island (Isla Bastimentos of the Bocas del Toro archipelago) to join the Tranquilo Bay Eco-Adventure Lodge family as … Continue reading

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The Tropical Life

Whew, it’s been awhile since I’ve posted..a lot has gone on since I first arrived here in Panama just two months ago! It’s been a dream, staying at Casa Cayuco and helping out with guests, slinging drinks from behind the … Continue reading

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Red Tide: Florida’s Plague

I made this video last month while I was in Sarasota, a beautiful tourist destination known best for its pristine, award winning Siesta Key beach. I’ve been lucky enough to frolic in Siesta’s clear waters along southwest Florida’s Gulf of … Continue reading

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Casa Cayuco: A Panama Eco-Adventure Lodge

I’m here! Wow, it’s officially been about three weeks since I first arrived to this Caribbean island paradise and I’m just blown away by this beautiful locale, the wonderful owners, their lovely daughter and an array of sweet and hard … Continue reading

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Perezosos: A Sloth’s Life

Hey ya’ll! I’m in Panamaaa! Stay tuned for an update on all that, but for now, enjoy a bit of delving into the lazy life of the beloved perezoso.. There is much more going on here than can be seen … Continue reading

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Melt into nature with me..

As someone who works in the fields of environmental writing, nature filmmaking and bird-centric guiding, you might imagine that the paybacks aren’t at all in sync with the amount of work put in. While the passion and experience is a fantastic … Continue reading

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