Are You Entangled?

Are You Entangled?

I came across this photo again yesterday and it reminded me of a recent devotional, blog or sermon I heard. It had to do with how Christians become entangled with the world. This Common Potoo is so blended into its surroundings that it is hard to spot. Do we as Christians so entangle ourselves with the world … Continue reading

How Can a Mechanical ‘Cardinal’ Make ‘Selections’?

How Can a Mechanical ‘Cardinal’ Make ‘Selections’?

How Can a Mechanical ‘Cardinal’ Make ‘Selections’? For we are made a spectacle unto the world, and to angels, and to men. (1st Corinthians 4:9b) But what about birds: can they be spectators? What about fake birds:  can they “select” when to sing? This unusual bird-watching report begins with a “no-brainer” observation that most birders already … Continue reading

WHEN BEING “WRONG” IS RIGHT (Re-blog)

WHEN BEING “WRONG” IS RIGHT (Re-blog)

“The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction.” Proverbs 1:7 How smart are Americans when it comes to science? That’s what the National Science Foundation attempts to find out every two years. The results of their 2014 survey – which included more than 2,200 adults – gave Americans … Continue reading

Tickle Me Tuesday – Manakins

Tickle Me Tuesday – Manakins

And God blessed them, saying, “Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and let birds multiply on the earth.” So the evening and the morning were the fifth day. (Genesis 1:22-23 NKJV) In Sunday Inspiration – Give Thanks, the Manakins were highlighted. Here is one in action: They are only doing what … Continue reading

The Chicken From Hell – (Re-post)

The Chicken From Hell – (Re-post)

THE CHICKEN FROM HELL “All flesh is not the same flesh: but there is one kind of flesh of men, another flesh of beasts, another of fishes, and another of birds.” 1 Corinthians 15:39 Evolutionists tell us a 66-million-year-old feathered dinosaur resembling a giant demonic bird was discovered in the fossil-rich Hell Creek formation of South … Continue reading

Sunday Inspiration – There Is A Redeemer

Sunday Inspiration – There Is A Redeemer

For I know that my redeemer liveth, and that he shall stand at the latter day upon the earth: (Job 19:25 KJV) Last week’s Sunday Inspiration – Give Thanks introduced many of you to the Cotinga Family and the Manakin Family. Now you can check out some more of the Lord’s created avian wonders that are in … Continue reading

Woodpecker With A Weasel On It’s Back

Woodpecker With A Weasel On It’s Back

You have to see this: Amateur photographer Martin Le-May, from Essex, has recorded the extraordinary image of a weasel riding on the back of a green woodpecker as it flies through the air. http://focusingonwildlife.com/news/weasel-photographed-riding-on-a-woodpeckers-back/ * Now behold, there was a man named Zacchaeus who was a chief tax collector, and he was rich. And he … Continue reading

Some Unlikely Relatives – Chapter 12

Some Unlikely Relatives – Chapter 12

Some Unlikely Relatives The Cowbird and the Baltimore Oriole. The Burgess Bird Book For Children * CHAPTER 12. Some Unlikely Relatives. Having other things to attend to, or rather having other things to arouse his curiosity, Peter Rabbit did not visit the Old Orchard for several days. When he did it was to find the … Continue reading

Pond-side Birdwatching in Florida III

Pond-side Birdwatching in Florida III

Pond-side Birdwatching in Florida, from Chaplain Bob’s Backyard: Part 3  by James J. S. Johnson Like a crane or a swallow, so did I chatter: I did mourn as a dove: mine eyes fail with looking upward: O Lord, I am oppressed; undertake for me. (Isaiah 38:14) But they that escape of them shall escape, … Continue reading

Ian’s Bird of the Week – Budgerigar

Ian’s Bird of the Week – Budgerigar

Ian’s Bird of the Week – Budgerigar ~ by Ian Montgomery Newsletter ~ 3/3/15 Judging by the number of emails that I received about Pied Butcherbirds, iconic species are popular and there were many interesting stories about experiences with them. So here is another, perhaps globally the most familiar Australian bird. Although it’s quite common … Continue reading

Tickle Me Tuesday – Birds and Ice

Tickle Me Tuesday – Birds and Ice

He casteth forth his ice like morsels: who can stand before his cold? (Psalms 147:17KJV)”From the breath of God ice is made, And the expanse of the waters is frozen. (Job 37:10 NASB) Still laughing as I am typing this blog. Remembered a video several years back of birds landing on ice. I found it … Continue reading

Pond-side Birdwatching in Florida II

Pond-side Birdwatching in Florida II

Pond-side Birdwatching in Florida, from Chaplain Bob’s Backyard: Part 2  by James J. S. Johnson For He [i.e., God] maketh small the drops of water: they pour down rain according to the vapor thereof, which the clouds do drop and distil [literally, pour down and drop down] upon man abundantly.  (Job 36:27-28) For as the … Continue reading