Category Archives: birds

Watching them go.

We’ve been watching them go and, now at the tail-end of migration, our neotropical migrating birds are nearly all gone. It’s been a delight to work outside and be able to intentionally search out the mass migration of birds north … Continue reading

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Moving on!

Yep, it’s true. The migratory birds are on the move, leaving the tropics in droves now. Our prothonotary warblers left immediately, without giving me a chance to say goodbye, the chuckling call of the summer tanagers have faded away, but … Continue reading

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Updating ‘About Me’..

About Me (2016):  It only just occurred to me, eleven years later, that all this time the island was calling me back. Seal Island, located 23 miles off the coast of Maine is where I am spending another summer, in the company … Continue reading

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Another Tropical Holiday!

While I may be many hundreds of miles away from family during these past two years of tropical guiding, I can’t say I’ve been lonely, thanks to new friends, young and old. Passing the winter holidays in Central America makes … Continue reading

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The Tranquilo Life..

So it’s just been a short bit that I’ve been here at Tranquilo Bay Eco-Adventure Lodge where I’m into my second week as the third resident naturalist guide. My first week was a rainy one, but the forest is lush … Continue reading

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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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Flying with the birds, stacebird style

We’ve found ourselves in the low season here in Costa Rica, when tourism fizzles out and we’re left with verdant green forests as the afternoon rains take hold. With this lull, we have a chance to take a deep inhale … Continue reading

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