Author Archives: Stacey M. Hollis

About Stacey M. Hollis

Aspiring Environmental Field Journalist taking on the world of birds on an island 23 miles out to sea.

Blog on, stacebird, blog on..

Well wasn’t I just completely gobsmacked in the best way possible yesterday to find that, in no more than a week, I’ve grown from having fifty-two followers to More. Than. A. Thousand. Holy wow… I just feel so humbled and … Continue reading

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Explore.org Puffin Chat

  So I’m now back on the mainland having finished my 2-week stint helping with Project Puffin‘s post-season and closed down the island for the winter. While I was sad to watch that magnificent, magical island disappearing into the mist, … Continue reading

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Project Puffin: Seal Island 2017 Season Summary

Since I rolled into Seal for only the post-season this year, I thought I’d brush up on the deets of what went on this summer with our beloved terns and puffins as well as the guillemots, razorbills, eiders and all … Continue reading

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Seal Island NWR: An Instagram Video View

From 23 miles out into the Atlantic Ocean, I present you with sights and sounds from around this beautiful, dramatic, biodiversity-rich seabird nesting island where I’ve been so fortunate to spend my time over the years. As we trickle into … Continue reading

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Project Puffin: Back to the Island!

You can also see this post at WildLensInc.org/blog. I am thrilled to bid you good day from 23 miles off into the Atlantic Ocean here on Seal Island National Wildlife Refuge where I will be living for the next two … Continue reading

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I’m featured on Dispatches from the Field!

In case you haven’t heard! (sorry, I know I’m being very vocal about this..).. 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..I was … Continue reading

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The Skimmers of Lido Beach

“Yip, yip, yip!” The sound of seabirds greeted me as I crossed a strip of grassy dunes and was met by the sandy expanse of Lido Beach and the blue-green waters of the Gulf of Mexico. The sands were dotted … Continue reading

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