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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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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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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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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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A Jaunt Down South Creek

Follow me and my kayak as we take in the sights of nature at Oscar Scherer State Park down here in Florida. Birds and wildlife abound and I was well armed, with my camera and binoculars. View my video by clicking the … Continue reading

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Fisherbirds and their humans

Welcome to my tropical wintering grounds, Sarasota, Florida! A far cry from frosty Seal Island, where I spent this past summer, helping for a third season a 40+ year project under Audubon that monitors reintroduced seabirds, the charismatic Atlantic Puffin … Continue reading

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Warm Winter Sands: Florida Birds

Wintering seabirds and shorebirds in Sarasota, Florida share the pristine white sands of Siesta Key with human snowbirds like me. Continue reading

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