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

Lake Morton Birdwatching after Round-up

Lake Morton Birdwatching after Round-up

Many, O LORD my God, are the wonders which You have done, And Your thoughts toward us; There is none to compare with You. If I would declare and speak of them, They would be too numerous to count. (Psalms 40:5 NASB) We finally took some time to go see what birds were at Lake … Continue reading

Golden Eagle ~ Bird-Brain Might Be a Compliment!

Golden Eagle ~ Bird-Brain Might Be a Compliment!

Bird-Brain Might Be a Compliment! Hey, boys and girls, Golden Eagle here. How have you been since last time? Do you ever wonder why the Universe is here? Why is the Earth here? Why are we alive? Is there something after death? Will I see my departed loved ones again? What is my purpose for … Continue reading

The Old Orchard Bully – Chapter 2

The Old Orchard Bully – Chapter 2

The Old Orchard Bully The English or House Sparrow The Burgess Bird Book For Children * CHAPTER 2. The Old Orchard Bully. Peter Rabbit’s eyes twinkled when Jenny Wren said that she must look her old house over to see if it was fit to live in. “I can save you that trouble,” said he. … Continue reading

Sunday Inspiration – At Calvary

Sunday Inspiration – At Calvary

And when they had come to the place called Calvary, there they crucified Him, and the criminals, one on the right hand and the other on the left. (Luke 23:33 NKJV) Today’s birds were chosen because of the words of the Hymn, “At Calvary.” Because of Jesus’ Love at Calvary, through His Grace, Mercy, and … Continue reading

Jenny Wren Arrives – Chapter 1

Jenny Wren Arrives – Chapter 1

Jenny Wren Arrives Introducing the House Wren The Burgess Bird Book For Children * CHAPTER I. Jenny Wren Arrives. Lipperty-lipperty-lip scampered Peter Rabbit behind the tumble-down stone wall along one side of the Old Orchard. It was early in the morning, very early in the morning. In fact, jolly, bright Mr. Sun had hardly begun … Continue reading

The Burgess Bird Book For Children – Introduction

The Burgess Bird Book For Children – Introduction

The Burgess Bird Book For Children By Thornton W. Burgess TO THE CHILDREN AND THE BIRDS OF AMERICA THAT THE BONDS OF LOVE AND FRIENDSHIP BETWEEN THEM MAY BE STRENGTHENED THIS BOOK IS DEDICATED PREFACE This book was written to supply a definite need. Its preparation was undertaken at the urgent request of booksellers and others who have felt … Continue reading