Ian’s Bird of the Week – Little Tern

Newsletter: 2-7-2010 The Little Tern is one of two tiny species of Tern found in Australia, the other being the very similar Fairy Tern. In breeding plumage, as in the first photo, the Little Tern is distinguished by having black lores forming a line through the eyes connecting the black cap to the yellow bill … Continue reading

Interesting Things – Cruel God of Evolution

For as in Adam all die, even so in Christ all shall be made alive. (1 Corinthians 15:22 NKJV) Today’s Creation Moments: Some people think that they can believe in Jesus Christ as their Savior and at the same time believe God created through evolution. These people are called theistic evolutionists or progressive creationists. What … Continue reading

Cracidae – Chachalacas, Curassows and Guans – Updated

I have been updating the Cracidae Family page which includes Chachalacas, Curassows and Guans. They are in the Galliformes Order. That Order not only includes the Cracidaes, but also the Megapodidae (Megapodes), the Numidae (Guineafowl), Odontophoridae (New World Quails) and the Phasianidae (Pheasants, Fowl & Allies). The Cracidae family are chicken-like birds which are medium … Continue reading

Ian’s Bird of the Week – Bassian Thrush

Newsletter: 1/28/2010 Here’s another bird from the forest of New England, NSW, the Bassian Thrush. In the Northern Hemisphere, thrushes feature among the best known and most melodious birds of gardens and woodland, such as the Eurasian Blackbird, Song Thrush and Mistle Thrush and the (North) American Robin. They are so popular that two have … Continue reading