Tag Archives: Project Puffin

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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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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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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So, about gulls..

First off, I’m going to ruin your childhood surety. Are you ready? Brace yourself: There’s no such thing as a seagull. The very word makes any birder shudder. In fact, no such creature exists. Except, that is, in the common-yet-false … Continue reading

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Project Puffin video short!

*update: the video should work now! So I’ll be keeping up with my Pining for the Field series now that I’m not in the field. It details my various bird jobs in locations including Puerto Rico and Canada. My upcoming post … Continue reading

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A quiet island remains

And so do I.. Wow, this season has sure gone by in a flash of feathers. The Seal Island Fearless Four came off the island on August 11th: We sported three months worth of grime and sun-browned skin. As longtime … Continue reading

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The Puffineers

The Puffineers of Project Puffin! This group of intrepid field researchers join forces at the beginning of the summer in Bremen, Maine, the base camp for Project Puffin and soon part ways after training to spend their summer on an … Continue reading

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Foggy Daze

It’s another foggy day, keeping us out of the colony so that we don’t raise the birds off their nests. So I’ll take this morning to bring this baby of a blog up to speed. I got to Maine by … Continue reading

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