Ian’s Bird of the Week – Kagu

Ian’s Bird of the Week – Kagu

Ian’s Bird of the Week – Kagu ~ by Ian Montgomery Newsletter ~ 7/5/15 Well mission accomplie thanks to your moral and spiritual support, so here is the iconic Kagu of New Caledonia after a great trip there. We went to Rivière Bleue national park about 90min drive west of the capital Noumea, meeting our … Continue reading

Sunday Inspiration – Independence Day

Sunday Inspiration – Independence Day

The LORD is my chosen portion and my cup; you hold my lot. The lines have fallen for me in pleasant places; indeed, I have a beautiful inheritance. (Psalms 16:5-6 ESV) Here in the United States, yesterday was celebrated as “Independence Day” or more commonly called the “Forth Of July.” The Lord has blessed the … Continue reading

Here’s Seed for Thought

Here’s Seed for Thought

Here’s Seed for Thought By James J. S. Johnson Now the parable is this: The seed is the word of God. (Luke 8:11) Being born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, by the word of God, which liveth and abideth forever. (1st Peter 1:23) God’s Word is like good seed – it transmits … Continue reading

Tombstone Shootout – Vacation

Tombstone Shootout – Vacation

After quickly passing through New Mexico, (NM Going West), Interstate 10 brings you to Arizona. While stopped at the Welcome Center, again to get maps and brochures, we were told to not miss stopping in Tombstone. We dove the about 25 miles south of I-10 to get there, but well worth the detour. Have you … Continue reading

New Mexico Going West – Vacation

New Mexico Going West – Vacation

After almost 900 miles traveling through Texas, we zipped through the 164 miles of I-10 through New Mexico. After seeing the Mount Cristo Rey along the way, we were in New Mexico and out before to long. We stopped at the welcome center and picked up the usual maps and brochures. As I was walking back … Continue reading

Mount Cristo Rey – Vacation

Mount Cristo Rey – Vacation

We finally arrived in El Paso, Texas, (May 9th) spent the night and then headed to New Mexico. On the way out of El Paso, I was just taking a few photos when we saw a cross on top of a mountain. For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but … Continue reading

Moving On – Vacation – Part 3

Moving On – Vacation – Part 3

We have many more Houston Zoo photos to share, but for now, let’s move on with our vacation. In Birdwatching Along the Way, the last statement was “Vacation Goal #1 – Met.” We had arrived at Houston and visited with my niece and went to the Houston Zoo. On Thursday of that week, May 7th, … Continue reading

Meerkats at Houston Zoo

Meerkats at Houston Zoo

Thou art worthy, O Lord, to receive glory and honour and power: for thou hast created all things, and for thy pleasure they are and were created. (Revelation 4:11 KJV) I know this blog is about birds, but the “Plus” in the name lets me show other critters. Every since the Meerkats where on the … Continue reading

Sunday Inspiration – Crows and Jays

Sunday Inspiration – Crows and Jays

The Corvidae Family has 143 species, of which many are known to people around the world. A member of this family, the Raven is a well recognized Bird of the Bible. On our recent vacation, in Arizona we were able to see a wild Common Raven and a Stellar’s Jay for the first time. Was able to add these to my … Continue reading

Wonga Dove and Taveta Weavers at Houston Zoo

Wonga Dove and Taveta Weavers at Houston Zoo

And I said, Oh that I had wings like a dove! for then would I fly away, and be at rest. (Psalms 55:6 KJV) Thought I’d share two videos and some photos of the Wonga Dove and the Taveta Weavers. They were in the Tropical Bird House which had enclosures with a glass in front … Continue reading