Ian’s Bird of the Week – Cinerous/Eurasian Vulture

Ian’s Bird of the Week – Cinerous/Eurasian Vulture

Ian’s Bird of the Week – Cinereous/Eurasian Vulture ~ by Ian Montgomery Newsletter ~ 10-28-14 This is 2 of 3 in a series on Eurasian vultures photographed during my recent spell in a bird hide at a vulture feeding station in Boumort National Reserve in the Pyrenees in Catalonia not far southwest of Andorra. The … Continue reading

Sunday Inspiration – Broadbills

Sunday Inspiration – Broadbills

  “He brought me out into a broad place; he rescued me, because he delighted in me. (Psalms 18:19 ESV) “I will rejoice and be glad in your steadfast love, because you have seen my affliction; you have known the distress of my soul, and you have not delivered me into the hand of the … Continue reading

Ian’s Bird of the Week – Griffon Vulture

Ian’s Bird of the Week – Griffon Vulture

The first photo shows part of Boumort National Reserve in the foothills of the Pyrenees in Catalonia about 40km southwest of Andorra. A reserve since 1991, It has an area of 13,000 hectares and is of special importance as one of the only places in Europe where all four European species of vultures breed. Three … Continue reading

Chippy, Sweetvoice, and Dotty – Chapter 4

Chippy, Sweetvoice, and Dotty – Chapter 4

Chippy, Sweetvoice, and Dotty The Chipping, Vesper and Tree Sparrows The Burgess Bird Book For Children * CHAPTER 4. Chippy, Sweetvoice, and Dotty. For a while Jenny Wren was too busy to talk save to scold Mr. Wren for spending so much time singing instead of working. To Peter it seemed as if they were … Continue reading

Bible Birds – Swan Introduction

Bible Birds – Swan Introduction

Bible Birds – Swan Introduction “And the swan, and the pelican, and the gier eagle,” (Leviticus 11:18 KJV) “The little owl, and the great owl, and the swan,” (Deuteronomy 14:16 KJV) Swans are mentioned in these two verses in the KJV Bible. Some other versions list it as another bird. For now, let us learn … Continue reading

Angry (Mocking) Bird

Angry (Mocking) Bird

We have been attacked repeatedly lately by an Angry Bird. A Northern Mockingbird has decided that he has a rival inside our windows. As the sun shines on different windows during the day, he attacks those windows with vigor. Apparently he has been thinking about starting another family and is trying to clear the area … Continue reading

Sunday Inspiration – Vacation 2014

Sunday Inspiration – Vacation 2014

  A Psalm. A Song for the Sabbath Day. It is good to give thanks to the LORD, And to sing praises to Your name, O Most High; To declare Your lovingkindness in the morning, And Your faithfulness every night,  (Psalms 92:1-2 NKJV) Even though our vacation didn’t go according to “our” schedule, the Lord … Continue reading

Jenny Has a Good Word for Some Sparrows – Chapter 3

Jenny Has a Good Word for Some Sparrows – Chapter 3

Jenny Has a Good Word for Some Sparrows The Song, White-throated and Fox Sparrows. The Burgess Bird Book For Children * CHAPTER 3. Jenny Has a Good Word for Some Sparrows. The morning after the fight between Jenny and Mr. Wren and Bully the English Sparrow found Peter Rabbit in the Old Orchard again. He … Continue reading

Baby Elephant Receiving Help

Baby Elephant Receiving Help

Here is an interesting video that I thought you might enjoy. God has given animals an instinct to assist their own. Shouldn’t we as Christians also be ready and willing to help others? Isa 41:6 Everyone helped his neighbor, And said to his brother, “Be of good courage!” * Saw this on the lastest Dusky’s … Continue reading

Birdwatching Term – Mobbing

Birdwatching Term – Mobbing

  Birdwatching Term – Mobbing In the recent article, The Old Orchard Bully – Chapter 2, the whole group of birds united to chase off the Black Cat. That is called, “mobbing.” Some ask why don’t the bigger birds fight back? Here are a few quotes from various sources: “This behavior – like calling your … Continue reading

Norman Joins The Baseball Team

Norman Joins The Baseball Team

Norman Joins The Baseball Team by Emma Foster There once was a stork named Norman. Every morning from a high spot in a tree he would watch the children from a nearby neighborhood walk down the street to the bus stop. The bus stop was right next to the zoo, which was where Norman lived. … Continue reading