Birds of the Bible – Gifts From Birds

Birds of the Bible – Gifts From Birds

Birds of the Bible articles have been written about Raven’s before. James J S Johnson sent a link to a news story in the BBC News Magazine about Crows that is similar to the Ravens in the Bible. First the story. A young girl, Gabi Mann, feeds Crows and they bring her “gifts.” (nutshell version). See The … Continue reading

Seventh Anniversary

Seventh Anniversary

Wow! Has it now been seven years since I started writing the Birds of the Bible articles? February 2008 is the original beginning month of the blog. It was started using Blogspot, but moved here to WordPress in July of that year. If you take a look at the articles below you will see how … Continue reading

European Dipper, Norway’s National Bird

European Dipper, Norway’s National Bird

European Dipper, Norway’s National Bird by Dr. James J. S. Johnson Take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof. (Matthew 6:34) EUROPEAN DIPPER The official bird of Norway is the White-throated Dipper (a/k/a European Dipper: Cinclus cinclus). Unlike the American … Continue reading

5 Day Black and White Photo Challenge #5 – Happy Bird

5 Day Black and White Photo Challenge #5 – Happy Bird

 Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding. (Proverbs 3:13 KJV) There are only two rules for this challenge: 1. On 5 consecutive days, create a post using either a past or recent photo in B&W. 2. Each day invite another blog friend to join in the fun. My fifth … Continue reading

Tickle Me Tuesday – For the Birds

Tickle Me Tuesday – For the Birds

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control. Against such there is no law. (Galatians 5:22-23 NKJV) I cannot help but post this video. Made aware of it several years ago. The “music was made for a school project. A Pixar video with audio created by David Redinha” … Continue reading

5 Day Black and White Photo Challenge #4 – Shore Friends

5 Day Black and White Photo Challenge #4 – Shore Friends

And great multitudes were gathered together unto him, so that he went into a ship, and sat; and the whole multitude stood on the shore. (Matthew 13:2 KJV) But when the morning was now come, Jesus stood on the shore: but the disciples knew not that it was Jesus. (John 21:4 KJV) There are only … Continue reading

Ian’s Bird of the Week – Pied Butcherbird

Ian’s Bird of the Week – Pied Butcherbird

Ian’s Bird of the Week – Pied Butcherbird ~ by Ian Montgomery Newsletter ~ 2/22/14 Birds of the week are usually chosen on the basis of appearance, photo quality or species interest, but here for a change is one whose real claim to fame is auditory. Not that Pied Butcherbirds don’t look quite dapper, even … Continue reading

5 Day Black and White Photo Challenge #3 – Galah

5 Day Black and White Photo Challenge #3 – Galah

Beloved, do not be surprised at the fiery ordeal among you, which comes upon you for your testing, as though some strange thing were happening to you; (1 Peter 4:12 NASB) There are only two rules for this challenge: 1. On 5 consecutive days, create a post using either a past or recent photo in … Continue reading

Sunday Inspiration – Flycatchers

Sunday Inspiration – Flycatchers

Where the birds build their nests, And the stork, whose home is the fir trees. (Psalms 104:17 NASB) Last week we saw some of the Tyrant Flycatcher family. This time, with over 400 species, just this family of birds will be featured. The tyrant flycatchers are birds which occur throughout North and South America. They are considered the … Continue reading

5 Day Black and White Photo Challenge #2 – Woody

5 Day Black and White Photo Challenge #2 – Woody

Neither shalt thou swear by thy head, because thou canst not make one hair white or black. (Matthew 5:36 KJV) There are only two rules for this challenge: 1. On 5 consecutive days, create a post using either a past or recent photo in B&W. 2. Each day invite another blog friend to join in … Continue reading

5 Day Black and White Photo Challenge #1 – Drying Out

5 Day Black and White Photo Challenge #1 – Drying Out

There are only two rules for this challenge: 1. On 5 consecutive days, create a post using either a past or recent photo in B&W. 2. Each day invite another blog friend to join in the fun. My first nomination is AussieBirder, because their purpose is for “the appreciation of Australian birds and the love of … Continue reading

Winter Willow Ptarmigan

Winter Willow Ptarmigan

He gives snow like wool; He scatters the frost like ashes; (Psalms 147:16 NKJV) Let them praise the name of the LORD, For He commanded and they were created. He also established them forever and ever; He made a decree which shall not pass away. Praise the LORD from the earth, You great sea creatures … Continue reading