Tag Archives: wildlife

Good Morning, Grandy!

Just sent this to my grandmother, Dorothy Hollis, who is in lockdown in her 98th year of life.   As a member of the Women’s Army Corps, she travelled from Australia to Japan behind the McArthur party during WWII. At … Continue reading

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iNaturalist: Gotta Catch ’em All!

So here’s my next favorite Pokemon Go alternative: iNaturalist! iNaturalist is a citizen science project and online social network of naturalists, citizen scientists, and biologists built on the concept of mapping and sharing observations of biodiversity across the globe. With eBird, you can catch all the birds, but with iNaturalist, … Continue reading

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A Fond Farewell!

This is my tribute to Dave, Suzanne and Mina for a glorious two-month run at Casa Cayuco. I’m moving a short jaunt down-island (Isla Bastimentos of the Bocas del Toro archipelago) to join the Tranquilo Bay Eco-Adventure Lodge family as … Continue reading

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The Tropical Life

Whew, it’s been awhile since I’ve posted..a lot has gone on since I first arrived here in Panama just two months ago! It’s been a dream, staying at Casa Cayuco and helping out with guests, slinging drinks from behind the … 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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Melt into nature with me..

As someone who works in the fields of environmental writing, nature filmmaking and bird-centric guiding, you might imagine that the paybacks aren’t at all in sync with the amount of work put in. While the passion and experience is a fantastic … Continue reading

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A Florida Stopover..

Just a throwback video that I thought I’d rehash while I’m back in Florida for a spell before heading back south to the tropics. I’m officially going to be working in the Bocas del Toro region of Panama at an … Continue reading

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Tropical Nature: A closeup view..

Stay tuned for what’s next, as I’ve got some irons in the fire! But for now, enjoy some sights and sounds of Costa Rica’s wild nature! To keep updated on new videos and get exclusive sneak peeks of my work … Continue reading

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More than feathers up in those trees..

While I admit that this is a bird blog..I know that I’ve veered a few times away from the feathered kind for the sake of pure natural curiosity which I’m sure all of you can identify with. Thus, today’s blog … Continue reading

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A Rich Life in the Sweet Gulf

This painting makes me endlessly happy. As does this magical hidden paradise I’ve been so fortunate to call home for the past four months nestled here within Piedras Blancas National Park alongside the sweet Golfo Dulce.. The painting was a … Continue reading

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