Where Eagles Dare: French Military Training Eagles vs. Drones

Where Eagles Dare: French Military Training Eagles vs. Drones

“Like an eagle swooping on its prey.” (Job 9:26b NKJV) After receiving an email about the French Military training Golden Eagles to capture Drones, my curiosity kicked in. Below are links to articles and video of this training. “The French military is literally going where eagles dare in an effort to combat the increasing use of … Continue reading

Woodpeckers in the Waterman Bird Collection

Woodpeckers in the Waterman Bird Collection

“If a bird’s nest happens to be before you along the way, in any tree or on the ground, with young ones or eggs, with the mother sitting on the young or on the eggs, you shall not take the mother with the young;” (Deuteronomy 22:6 NKJV) The next Display case of the Waterman Bird Collection … Continue reading

Double Life of a Hummingbird – Creation Moments

Double Life of a Hummingbird – Creation Moments

Learn more about one of God’s most unusual creatures by watching our video “Double Life of the Hummingbird” Who doesn’t love the beautiful hummingbird? You’ll love them even more after viewing our “Double Life of the Hummingbird” video! That’s because you’ll learn about the unique abilities their Designer has given them. Truly, hummingbirds bear evidence … Continue reading

Jaybirds Mix It Up in Colorado

Jaybirds Mix It Up in Colorado

Jaybirds Mix It Up in Colorado Dr. James J. S. Johnson Of fowls after their kind, and of cattle after their kind, of every creeping thing of the earth after his kind, two of every sort shall come unto thee, to keep them alive.   (Genesis 6:20) As my recent blogpost on Corvid hybrids illustrates [see … Continue reading

Ravin’ about Corvid Hybrids:  Something to Crow About!

Ravin’ about Corvid Hybrids: Something to Crow About!

Ravin’ about Corvid Hybrids: Something to Crow About! Dr. James J. S. Johnson HOODED CROW   (World Life Expectancy photo) “Every raven after his kind”   (Leviticus 11:15) Who provides for the raven his food? When his young ones cry unto God, they wander for lack of food.   (Job 38:41) Consider the ravens: for they neither sow … Continue reading

Pleasant Surprise – Hawks and Owls

Pleasant Surprise – Hawks and Owls

“Doth the hawk fly by thy wisdom, and stretch her wings toward the south?” (Job 39:26 KJV) The next upper display case had Hawks and Owl specimen. The three Hawks give a size perspective of those hawks. The largest is the Red-Shouldered Hawk, then the Northern Harrier (female), and the Broad-Winged Hawk. “And the owl, … Continue reading

Pleasant Surprise – Petrel and Crow

Pleasant Surprise – Petrel and Crow

Just realized I didn’t post this. Again, it is a duplicate of a Waterman Bird Collection – Part II – Petrel & Crow article on the Birds of the Bible for Kids blog. [I am behind in blogging] This time it is about the Leach’s Storm Petrel and the Crow. As promised, in Waterman Bird Collection … Continue reading

Woodstock’s New Hairdo

Woodstock’s New Hairdo

Today’s Peanut’s cartoon reminds me of the birds we saw at the Jacksonville Zoo recently. It had rained before and it rained while we were visiting. “Poor Woodstock.. When he gets wet, he looks like an English Sheep-Bird!” [In case you can’t read it] “Who does great things, and unsearchable, Marvelous things without number. He … Continue reading

Birds of the Bible – Black-faced Ibis at Jax Zoo by Dan

Birds of the Bible – Black-faced Ibis at Jax Zoo by Dan

On the way to South Carolina we visited the Jacksonville Zoo. The birds were a bit damp as it had just rained. Here is one of the avian wonders that Dan captured with his camera. and for a long time birds and hedgehogs, and ibises and ravens shall dwell in it: and the measuring line of desolation … Continue reading

A Pleasant Surprise – III

A Pleasant Surprise – III

The next set of birds from the Waterman Bird Collection at BJU has five specimens. Four of these birds are found in or near water, but the Crow is not really known as a water bird. [This is a copy of the Waterman Bird Collection – Part II from Birds of the Bible for Kids] … Continue reading

A Pleasant Surprise – II

A Pleasant Surprise – II

In A Pleasant Surprise At The BJU Homecoming the Waterman Bird Collection, in the Science building, was introduced. This post will start introducing you to these wonderfully preserved specimens of birds that lived over a hundred years ago. At first, it bothered me about the use of birds in this manner, even though many museums have displays … Continue reading

A Pleasant Surprise At The BJU Homecoming

A Pleasant Surprise At The BJU Homecoming

Dan and I rode up to Greenville, South Carolina to attend the 2018 BJU Homecoming. We had two main events that we attended. When we parked quite a way from the place we were to be, I sort of grumbled because of the long walk with my walker [The campus is on hills]. Yet, the … Continue reading