Hornbills Understand Monkey Talk – Creation Moments

Hornbills Understand Monkey Talk – Creation Moments

HORNBILLS THAT UNDERSTAND MONKEY Colossians 1:28 “Whom we preach, warning every man, and teaching every man in all wisdom; that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus….” With the exception of basic messages such as aggression, communication between two entirely different species has seldom been observed among animals in the wild. We know … Continue reading

Different Habitats Fit Different Birds

Different Habitats Fit Different Birds

Different Habitats Fit Different Birds Dr. James J. S. Johnson I know all the fowls [i.e., birds] of the mountains; and the wild beasts of the field are Mine.    (Psalm 50:11) And Jesus said unto him, Foxes have holes, and birds of the air have nests; but the Son of man hath not where to … Continue reading

Pearly Gates and Pearly Birds

Pearly Gates and Pearly Birds

The twelve gates were twelve pearls: each individual gate was of one pearl. And the street of the city was pure gold, like transparent glass. (Revelation 21:21 NKJV) With the Precious Stones of the Foundations of the New Jerusalem completed, it is interesting to look at the next verse. The twelve stones were mentioned in … Continue reading

Moorfowl is Fair, in Highland Heather

Moorfowl is Fair, in Highland Heather

Red Grouse:  Moorfowl is Fair, in Highland Heather Dr. James J. S. Johnson “For the king of Israel is come out to seek a flea, as when one doth hunt a partridge in the mountains.” (1st Samuel 26:20b) As noted in a previous blogpost, in “Fowl are Fair on Day 5”, the Holy Bible’s  “partridge” … Continue reading

It’s A Wrap – New Jerusalem’s Twelve Foundation Stones

It’s A Wrap – New Jerusalem’s Twelve Foundation Stones

It’s A Wrap – New Jerusalem’s Twelve Foundation Stones. “10 And he carried me away in the spirit to a great and high mountain, and shewed me that great city, the holy Jerusalem, descending out of heaven from God, 18 And the building of the wall of it was of jasper: and the city was pure gold, like unto clear … Continue reading

Heaven’s New Jerusalem and Birds – Amethyst

Heaven’s New Jerusalem and Birds – Amethyst

“The foundations of the wall of the city were adorned with all kinds of precious stones: the first foundation was jasper, …. the fifth sardonyx, the sixth sardius, the seventh chrysolite, the eighth beryl, the ninth topaz, the tenth chrysoprase, the eleventh jacinth, and the twelfth amethyst.” (Revelation 21:19a-20 NKJV) We have finally arrived at … Continue reading

Bird of the Moment – White-eared Monarch

Bird of the Moment – White-eared Monarch

In February we had the Satin Flycatcher as bird of the moment. This is a generally uncommon member of the Monarch Flycatcher (Monarchidae) that I’d had trouble photographing until one obligingly turned up at my bird bath last October. Here is another member of the family that is also elusive, the White-eared Monarch. It’s generally … Continue reading

Heaven’s New Jerusalem and Birds – Jacinth

Heaven’s New Jerusalem and Birds – Jacinth

“The foundations of the wall of the city were adorned with all kinds of precious stones: the first foundation was jasper, …. the fifth sardonyx, the sixth sardius, the seventh chrysolite, the eighth beryl, the ninth topaz, the tenth chrysoprase, the eleventh jacinth, and the twelfth amethyst.” (Revelation 21:19a-20 NKJV)   Jacinth. Today this stone … Continue reading

Heaven’s New Jerusalem and Birds – Chrysoprase

Heaven’s New Jerusalem and Birds – Chrysoprase

“The foundations of the wall of the city were adorned with all kinds of precious stones: the first foundation was jasper, …. the fifth sardonyx, the sixth sardius, the seventh chrysolite, the eighth beryl, the ninth topaz, the tenth chrysoprase, the eleventh jacinth, and the twelfth amethyst.” (Revelation 21:19a-20 NKJV) We are now up to … Continue reading

Feathers – From Creation Moments

Feathers – From Creation Moments

Genesis 1:20 “And God said, Let the waters bring forth abundantly the moving creature that hath life, and fowl that may fly above the earth in the open firmament of heaven.” The Encyclopaedia Britannica describes feathers as “the component structure of the outer covering and flight surfaces of all modern birds”, and goes on to … Continue reading

Heaven’s New Jerusalem and Birds – Topaz

Heaven’s New Jerusalem and Birds – Topaz

“The foundations of the wall of the city were adorned with all kinds of precious stones: the first foundation was jasper, …. the fifth sardonyx, the sixth sardius, the seventh chrysolite, the eighth beryl, the ninth topaz, the tenth chrysoprase, the eleventh jacinth, and the twelfth amethyst.” (Revelation 21:19a-20 NKJV) Topaz is a bit more … Continue reading

Did Birds’ Lungs Evolve? – Creation Moments

Did Birds’ Lungs Evolve? – Creation Moments

Job 39:26-27 “Doth the hawk fly by thy wisdom, and stretch her wings toward the south? Doth the eagle mount up at thy command, and make her nest on high?” I remember buying a foot pump to inflate the tires on my first car. My choice was between two pumps. On the cheaper model, the … Continue reading