Ian’s Bird of the Week – Crab Plover

Ian’s Bird of the Week – Crab Plover

Ian’s Bird of the Week – Crab Plover ~ by Ian Montgomery Newsletter – 9-22-14 Well your spiritual energy and goodwill did it again, helped physically, admittedly, by the excellent local bird guide Tommy Pedersen, a Dubai-based pilot from Norway who takes visitors birding in his spare time. There had been some doubt as to … Continue reading

Sunday Inspiration – “Love” Birds

Sunday Inspiration – “Love” Birds

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith,(Galatians 5:22 KJV)But God, who is rich in mercy, for his great love wherewith he loved us, (Ephesians 2:4 KJV) Dan and I have just returned from three days at an Art of Marriage Retreat at Daytona Beach. Along with almost 20 … Continue reading

Why Use The Birds of the World?

Why Use The Birds of the World?

The list of all the Birds of the World are updated about every four months. Which we try to keep up with their (I.O.C.) newest lists. You are probably wondering why you would need it. Let me share some things about it and then give you some ideas how it my be handy for one … Continue reading

ABC’s of the Gospel

ABC’s of the Gospel

The ABC’s of the Gospel:   All have sinned and come short of the glory of God (Romans 6:23) But God commendeth His love toward us, in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us. (Romans 5:8; John 1:29) Call upon the name of the Lord (Romans 10:13; Isaiah 1:18) Lead in the … Continue reading

Sandhill Crane Greeting

Sandhill Crane Greeting

Today, when we looked out in our side yard, we were greeted by two Sandhill Cranes walking around. Grabbed the camera and here are some of the photos that I took. I have been so busy working on the blog, that we haven’t taken the time to go birdwatching. So, our great Lord just sent me some … Continue reading

Birdwatching Term – Frontal Shield

Birdwatching Term – Frontal Shield

Frontal Shield He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings shalt thou trust: his truth shall be thy shield and buckler. (Psalm 91:4 KJV) The Coot article  mentioned the shield. “Coots have prominent frontal shields or other decoration on the forehead…” What is a “frontal shield”? The place above the upper beak (upper mandible) … Continue reading

Child’s Book of Water Birds – Re-visited

Child’s Book of Water Birds – Re-visited

The Child’s Book of Water Birds Revisited An anonymous writer wrote the Child’s Book of Water Birds in 1855. You can see how Project Gutenberg published it as an e-book. (Public Domain) CLICK HERE Below are the links to my “Re-visited” versions here. Moved these over from the Birds of the Bible for Kids blog and … Continue reading

Sunday Inspiration – Out To Sea

Sunday Inspiration – Out To Sea

Oh, that men would give thanks to the LORD for His goodness, And for His wonderful works to the children of men! Let them sacrifice the sacrifices of thanksgiving, And declare His works with rejoicing. Those who go down to the sea in ships, Who do business on great waters, They see the works of … Continue reading

Ian’s Stamp of the Week – Antipodean Albatross

Ian’s Stamp of the Week – Antipodean Albatross

Ian’s Stamp of the Week – Antipodean Albatrosses ~ by Ian Montgomery Newsletter – 9/13/14 The reference to Stamp of the Week in the subject line isn’t a typo: I’m celebrating the issue of a stamp set by New Zealand Post on 3 September which includes a photo of mine in the design of one of … Continue reading

Bible Birds Finally Moved Here

Bible Birds Finally Moved Here

And let the beauty of the LORD our God be upon us: and establish thou the work of our hands upon us; yea, the work of our hands establish thou it. (Psalms 90:17 KJV) Man goeth forth unto his work and to his labour until the evening. (Psalms 104:23 KJV) Been working most of the … Continue reading