Ian’s Bird of the Week – White-browed Scrubwren

Ian’s Bird of the Week – White-browed Scrubwren

Ian’s Bird of the Week – White-browed Scrubwren ~ by Ian Montgomery Newsletter – 5/28/15 I said in the last bird of the week that the Atherton Scrubwren was ‘probably the least distinctive of the Wet Tropics Endemics’. By that I meant it was hard to identify with certainty owing to lack of distinguishing field … Continue reading

DINOSAUR-TO-BIRD EVOLUTION CHALLENGED – (Repost)

DINOSAUR-TO-BIRD EVOLUTION CHALLENGED – (Repost)

DINOSAUR-TO-BIRD EVOLUTION CHALLENGED “For the LORD knoweth the way of the righteous: but the way of the ungodly shall perish.” (Psalm 1:6) Most evolutionists today hold to the belief that modern-day birds evolved from dinosaurs. In fact, they now feel that large, carnivorous theropods like T. Rex rapidly shrank over a period of 50 million … Continue reading

PENGUINS WITH SUNGLASSES – (Re-post)

PENGUINS WITH SUNGLASSES – (Re-post)

PENGUINS WITH SUNGLASSES “Who being the brightness of his glory, and the express image of his person, and upholding all things by the word of his power, when he had by himself purged our sins, sat down on the right hand of the Majesty on high;” (Hebrews 1:3) Have you ever gone outside on a … Continue reading

Sunday Inspiration – Whistlers and Avian Friends

Sunday Inspiration – Whistlers and Avian Friends

But whoso keepeth his word, in him verily is the love of God perfected: hereby know we that we are in him. (1 John 2:5 KJV) For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments: and his commandments are not grievous. (1 John 5:3 KJV) Mohoua is a small genus of three … Continue reading

Ian’s Bird of the Week – Atherton Scrubwren

Ian’s Bird of the Week – Atherton Scrubwren

Ian’s Bird of the Week – Atherton Scrubwren ~ by Ian Montgomery Newsletter – 05-18-15 I’ve just spent a few relaxing days camping with friends on the shores of Lake Tinaroo on the Atherton Tableland west of Cairns, so here is the eponymous Atherton Scrubwren a pair of which were foraging in the undergrowth on … Continue reading

Alexander And The Fishing Contest

Alexander And The Fishing Contest

Alexander and the Fishing Contest ~ by Emma Foster Once there was a pelican named Alexander who lived near the beach. Every day, he would go fishing and he would always bring his favorite fishing pole. One day, as he was flying to the shore, he landed on a huge rock and noticed a sign on the … Continue reading

Birds of the Bible – Not Seeing Or Hearing

Birds of the Bible – Not Seeing Or Hearing

While reading in Isaiah lately, I came across this verse: “Seeing many things, but you do not observe; Opening the ears, but he does not hear.” (Isaiah 42:20 NKJV) When Dan and I visit aviaries, we spend quite a bit of time in them. Yes, we are birdwatchers and do photography, but it still amazes … Continue reading

Sunday Inspiration – Cuckooshrikes

Sunday Inspiration – Cuckooshrikes

Out of the ground the LORD God formed every beast of the field and every bird of the air, and brought them to Adam to see what he would call them. And whatever Adam called each living creature, that was its name. (Genesis 2:19 NKJV) The cuckooshrikes and allies in the Campephagidae family are small … Continue reading

Birds at the Mississippi Welcome Center

Birds at the Mississippi Welcome Center

Birds at the Mississippi Welcome Center were a welcome sight. While on our most recent vacation, we saw these trees with birds carved on the end of each limb. The center is at Moss Point, MS (the eastern center on I-10 headed west) and were carved by Martin Miller with a chain saw. Mr. Miller uses trees that were … Continue reading

A Swallow and One Who Isn’t – Chapter 15

A Swallow and One Who Isn’t – Chapter 15

A Swallow and One Who Isn’t The Tree Swallow and the Chimney Swift. The Burgess Bird Book For Children * CHAPTER 15. A Swallow and One Who Isn’t. Johnny and Polly Chuck had made their home between the roots of an old apple-tree in the far corner of the Old Orchard. You know they have … Continue reading

The Purple Thief – (Re-post)

The Purple Thief – (Re-post)

THE PURPLE THIEF Creation Moments   “He hath made his wonderful works to be remembered: the LORD is gracious and full of compassion.” (Psalm 111:4) Birds and insects that take nectar from a flower without picking up any pollen are known as nectar robbers. Now, you’d probably think that nectar robbers would be harmful to … Continue reading