Tickle Me Tuesday – Bird of Paradise

Tickle Me Tuesday – Bird of Paradise

A glad heart makes a cheerful countenance, but by sorrow of heart the spirit is broken. (Proverbs 15:13 AMP) Sandra Connor has again come out with a challenge. This time she is calling it “Tickle Me Tuesday,” so here is my first attempt. This video is of Attenborough trying to film a sequence about a Greater … Continue reading

Ian’s Bird of the Week – Common/Black-billed Magpie

Ian’s Bird of the Week – Common/Black-billed Magpie

Ian’s Bird of the Week – Common/Black-billed Magpie ~ by Ian Montgomery Newsletter ~ 2/9/2015 The Australian Magpie of last week generated quite some interesting correspondence, about both it being an iconic species and bird names and their derivation. I also got a request for a BotW on Butcherbirds, which I’ll do soon, but in … Continue reading

Sunday Inspiration – “Ant” Birds

Sunday Inspiration – “Ant” Birds

The ants are a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer; (Proverbs 30:25 KJV) Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise: Which having no guide, overseer, or ruler, Provideth her meat in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest. (Proverbs 6:6-8 KJV) Last week’s … Continue reading

Designed for Flight – Creation Moments TV

Designed for Flight – Creation Moments TV

For thus says the LORD: “Behold, one will fly swiftly like an eagle And spread out his wings against Moab. (Jeremiah 48:40 NASB) Creation Moments articles have been used here many times. Now they have a YouTube Channel called Creation Moments TV. While checking out their new videos, I found this one about birds and … Continue reading

Strawberry (Red-faced) Mousebird – Urocolius Indicus

Strawberry (Red-faced) Mousebird – Urocolius Indicus

Red-faced Mousebird Endemic to Africa, about the size of a normal sparrow, crested head and beautiful cinnamon colored breast and strawberry red mask and bill. They are especially beautiful in the early morning sun. Their general body color is blue-grey or slate-ish. With its long tail, about the same length as the body, they look … Continue reading

Live Cams from All About Birds

Live Cams from All About Birds

The little owl, and the great owl, and the swan, (Deuteronomy 14:16 KJV) There shall the great owl make her nest, and lay, and hatch, and gather under her shadow: there shall the vultures also be gathered, every one with her mate. (Isaiah 34:15 KJV) Are you aware of the Live Cameras that All About … Continue reading

Birds, People and DNA

Birds, People and DNA

So God created great sea creatures and every living thing that moves, with which the waters abounded, according to their kind, and every winged bird according to its kind. And God saw that it was good. And God blessed them, saying, “Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and let birds … Continue reading

Ian’s Bird of the Week – Australian Magpie

Ian’s Bird of the Week – Australian Magpie

National days are occasions in which icons play a big, maybe dominant or even overpowering role, and Australia’s, January 26th, is no exception. So here is the Australian Magpie. It’s not strictly a Magpie in the Northern Hemisphere sense and it’s not strictly Australian, as it also occurs naturally in southern Papua New Guinea and … Continue reading

Sunday Inspiration – More Amazing Birds

Sunday Inspiration – More Amazing Birds

For he that is mighty hath done to me great things; and holy is his name. (Luke 1:49 KJV) Our Creator has given us so many birds to enjoy, that it is hard to pick them. So, today as you listen to another arrangement from Pastor Jerry’s special night a few weeks ago, you can view … Continue reading

Quotes from C. S. Lewis

Quotes from C. S. Lewis

In today’s Creation Moments article, A WONDROUS BUT TERRIFYING CREATION, these quotes from C. S. Lewis caught my interest. The article is actually about Louie Zamperini’s experiences, especially with nature. C.S. Lewis writes about how our experience with the creation awakens within us a sense that there is more – something other, something beyond the natural … Continue reading