Author Archives: Stacey M. Hollis

About Stacey M. Hollis

Aspiring Environmental Field Journalist taking on the world of birds, living on a seabird island 23 miles out in the Atlantic, hiking a rainforest on the Gulfo Dulce, exploring a sage brush terrain in the southwest, traipsing through a spruce-fir forests in Canada, slogging the salt marshes of the Chesapeake Bay, navigating Puerto Rico's Caribbean dry forest, learning about different cultures living in Guatemala and Nicaragua and it all contributes to whatever it is I'm doing while I have this time to do it. Costa Rica is up next, who knows what else is to follow.

Costa Rica: And so it begins..

I’ve officially arrived to Costa Rica!! Flew in this afternoon to popcorn clouds that put the rolling hills of the verdant land beneath us back and forth between shadow and light. Below me I imagined all the toucans, motmots, aracaris, … Continue reading

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Finding my Love for Birds, a HubPages throwback

Here’s a lil’ throwback from 2011 when I was just trying to beef up my “published” writing portfolio to attempt to get into grad school..guess it worked. More HubPages posts from back in the day here!   Finish the article here.. … Continue reading

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Siesta Key Beach: Seabirds at Sunset

Siesta Key, just off Florida’s west coast, is a barrier island protecting mainland Sarasota. These naturally formed islands protect the mainland from disasters like the onslaught we’ve very recently just seen. While the Key is home to a constant influx … Continue reading

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Birds of Costa Rica: StaceBird Rambles

Now, I won’t tell you I’m an expert. But for someone who has enjoyed such a feathered life as mine, I’ve certainly got a handle on them and, if my binoculars haven’t yet, they’re getting ready to because girl is … Continue reading

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Bird-centric business cards, a @stacebird speciality!

So I’m working on some new business cards, which is always fun, through Moo.com which is an awesome company I’ve patronized on various occasions over the years. I’ve always been pleased with the outcome.. The cards always great fun to give … Continue reading

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Southward on tireless wings..

So while I’m headed southward, I don’t have the advantage of tireless wings. Or any wings for that matter. Rather I’m talking about the tiny songbirds flying ever-southward, primarily under cover of darkness to evade daytime predators like hawks and falcons. … Continue reading

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Next Up: stacebird Migrates South!

Upon departing Seal island,  my plan was to head back down to Florida where I’ve enjoyed spending copious amounts of time with my 95 year old grandmother over the course of the past year or so. Grandy introduced me to … Continue reading

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