Birds of the Bible – Bird Catcher

Fowler “foul´ẽr (יקשׁ, yōḳēsh): A professional birdcatcher. In the days previous to firearms, birds were captured with nets spread on the ground, in traps and snares. There was a method of taking young birds from a nest, raising them by hand, and when they had become very tame, they were confined in hidden cages so … Continue reading

The Little Spiderhunter – The Praising Pollinator

The Little Spiderhunter – The Praising Pollinator ~ by a j mithra The Little Spiderhunter (Arachnothera longirostra) is a species of long-billed nectar feeding bird in the Nectariniidae family found in the moist forests of South and Southeast Asia. Unlike typical Sunbirds, males and females are very similar in plumage. They are usually seen in … Continue reading

Blessed Assurance by Ron Tolson

YouTube from “Hymns – Timeless”. American Songbird Showcase Blessed Assurance written by Fanny Crosby and sung by Ron Tolson. Thought you might enjoy this video with all the birds showcased. No birds mentioned in the song, but it still is a “Birds in Hymn” candidate. Our Savior created all these beautiful birds. See: More Birds … Continue reading

Birds in Hymns – O Maker of the Sea and Sky

Happy is he that hath the God of Jacob for his help, whose hope is in the LORD his God: Which made heaven, and earth, the sea, and all that therein is: which keepeth truth for ever: (Psalms 146:5-6 KJV) Words by Hen­ry Bur­ton, 1905. (1840-1930) Music – Santa Trin­i­ta by E. V. Pier­ac­ci­ni (1828-1902) O … Continue reading

Updated the Procellariiformes Order Pages

Like birds flying about, So will the LORD of hosts defend Jerusalem. Defending, He will also deliver it; Passing over, He will preserve it. (Isaiah 31:5 NKJV) Since writing the “Formed By Him – Sea Birds That Drink Seawater“, I have been busy behind the scene updating the Procellariiformes Order.That was the Order the article … Continue reading

Formed By Him – Sea Birds That Drink Seawater

An interesting article by Donna L. O’Daniel provided the background for this blog. You can see her complete article at: Water, Water Everywhere . . . And Not A Drop To Drink. See the article for some of the more technical aspects of this. Birds that are at sea for months and even years must … Continue reading

Ian’s Bird of the Week – Black-breasted Buttonquail

Ian’s Bird of the Week – Black-breasted Buttonquail ~ by Ian Montgomery Newsletter – 01/30/11 I returned home from Armidale NSW by road bringing back a friend’s car that had been left at the Gold Coast south of Brisbane because of the flooding. I took the opportunity to make a detour to Inskip Point – … Continue reading

Birds In Hymns – There Seems A Voice In Every Gale

…The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament sheweth his handywork. Day unto day uttereth speech, and night unto night sheweth knowledge. There is no speech nor language, where their voice is not heard. (Psalms 19:1-3 KJV) Words by Amel­ia A. Opie (1769-1853) Music: Ar­ling­ton – by Thom­as A. Arne, 1762; ar­ranged by … Continue reading