Ian’s Irregular Bird – Toco Toucan

Ian’s Irregular Bird – Toco Toucan

Please forgive the shock of another Irregular Bird: I’m currently full of good intentions, which I’ll talk about later. I have Toucans on my mind at the moment, which I’ll also mention later, so here is the Toco Toucan which was well up on our list of wanted birds on our visit to the Pantanal … Continue reading

Wordless Whistling Ducks

Wordless Whistling Ducks

Over the last few weeks, we have had constant visiting Black-bellied Whistling Ducks in our back yard. After taking many pictures of them and their antics, I realized that they will make another great bird for our Wordless Bird posts. The Wordless Book Colors are: Black (or Dark) – Wings and Eyes Gold – Lore … Continue reading

Tricolored Herons at Gatorland 2021

Tricolored Herons at Gatorland 2021

On our last trip to Gatorland, I mentioned the Snowy and Great Egrets youngsters. [Poor Mama Feeding Chicks] There were other nest around of Tricolored Herons with chicks. Finding the nest were not as easy as the Egrets who seem to be less secretive about where the nest are placed. The Tricolored Herons on the … Continue reading

Geese – Creation Moments

Geese – Creation Moments

Geese Click Here to Listen Psalm 50:11 “I know all the fowls of the mountains: and the wild beasts of the field are mine.” Geese are large birds from the family Anatidae. This family – which includes geese, ducks, and swans – is presumed by creation researchers to be a baramin. Therefore, Noah took two anatidae on the … Continue reading

Poor Mama Feeding Chicks

Poor Mama Feeding Chicks

Yesterday we went back over to Gatorland to see how the chicks have been progressing. Here is a video of a parent feeding the growing chicks. I felt so sorry for her (I assume). It was an unexpected visit, because another plan for the day, of Dan’s, fell through. So, we decided to see how … Continue reading

Dan’s Newest Gatorland Photos

Dan’s Newest Gatorland Photos

I finally encouraged Dan to edit his photos from our latest visit to Gatorland. When I saw them, I knew we had to share them. He has a Zenfolio photo site, that he has sort of ignored lately, but with a little encouragement, he posted his newest photos from our Gatorland trip last month. I … Continue reading

Birds and Flowers Helping Christians

Birds and Flowers Helping Christians

Stephen Nielsen writes a blog called Prayer A to Z or just Stephen Nielsen. This is an excerpt from his How Birds and Flowers Can Help a Christian article. I am sure you will enjoy reading the whole post: Birds Jesus said, “Look at the birds of the air [Look at and think about them].” They … Continue reading

A Time for Joy: Remembering Wigeons and Celebrating Resurrection Day

A Time for Joy: Remembering Wigeons and Celebrating Resurrection Day

Dr. James J. S. Johnson As we reflect on this year’s celebration of Resurrection Day (i.e., Easter), Luke 10:20 reminds us of the best reason for rejoicing. Notwithstanding in this rejoice not, that the spirits are subject unto you; but rather rejoice, because your names are written in heaven. And the unending joy that is … Continue reading

Baby Egrets at Gatorland

Baby Egrets at Gatorland

On our latest trip to Gatorland, March 23rd, one of my goals was to see if any of the baby Great Egrets had hatched. Great Egret Nest – Gatorland. As I expected, there were still some babies there, but it appears by the age of some of them, that many had already fledged. Yet, there … Continue reading

Minnesota Bird Songs

Minnesota Bird Songs

Dr. Jim (JJSJ) sent me this link and I think you will also enjoy it. If you look down through there, you will see a Catbird. Now, you will be able to hear him along with all the other Minnesota bird songs. Enjoy!! [Thanks, Dr. Jim] https://www.dnr.state.mn.us/mcvmagazine/bird_songs_interactive/index.html “…When one rises up at the sound of … Continue reading

Great Blue Herons – Gatorland

Great Blue Herons – Gatorland

We walked Gatorland in the opposite direction that we normally take. This Blue Heron had just landed and was walking on the rail. Even though we see Great Blue Heron often, it is always great to watch that stately pose they present. As we have mentioned before, the Heron is mentioned in Leviticus and Deuteronomy … Continue reading