Really Kicking Up a Dust Storm!!

Really Kicking Up a Dust Storm!!

Well, I really have a dust storm brewing behind the scenes of this blog. So, if things don’t exactly work right for a few days, BEWARE! Tomorrow is the 10th Anniversary of Lee’s Birdwatching Adventures. On February 16th of 2008, the first post came out. At that time I was using Blogspot. Then in July … Continue reading

CLIFF SWALLOWS:  Faithful as Mates, Migrants, and Mud-home Masons

CLIFF SWALLOWS: Faithful as Mates, Migrants, and Mud-home Masons

CLIFF  SWALLOWS:  FAITHFUL  AS   MATES,  MIGRANTS,  AND  MUD-MASONS Dr. James J. S. Johnson Thine own friend, and thy father’s friend, forsake not; neither go into thy brother’s house in the day of thy calamity: for better is a neighbor that is near than a brother far off.  (Proverbs 27:10) Alongside a rocky hillside outcropping, or … Continue reading

Avian And Attributes – Mocking

Avian And Attributes – Mocking

“Likewise also the chief priests mocking him, with the scribes and elders, said, He saved others; himself he cannot save. If he be the King of Israel, let him now come down from the cross, and we will believe him. He trusted in God; let him deliver him now, if he will have him: for … Continue reading

Avian And Attributes – Magnificent

Avian And Attributes – Magnificent

“For by these He has granted to us His precious and magnificent promises, so that by them you may become partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world by lust.” (2 Peter 1:4 NASB) Avian and Attributes – Magnificent MAGNIF’ICENT, a. Grand in appearance; splendid; pompous. Man he made, and … Continue reading

Learning from our Birds – The Leap of Faith – Re-post

Learning from our Birds – The Leap of Faith – Re-post

My Christian friends I have met through blogging, Aussiebirder, just put out a very interesting and applicable application for faith. Please check out this blog: The most interesting observation as a scientist that I have made over my years of birding and photographing birds is that of capturing what is termed the leap of faith. This phenomena … Continue reading

Avian And Attributes – Lord

Avian And Attributes – Lord

“God that made the world and all things therein, seeing that he is Lord of heaven and earth, dwelleth not in temples made with hands;” (Acts 17:24 KJV) Avian and Attributes – Lord LORD, n. 1. A master; a person possessing supreme power and authority; a ruler; a governor. Man over man he made not … Continue reading

I Sing Th’ Almighty Power Of God – Isaac Watts

I Sing Th’ Almighty Power Of God – Isaac Watts

On Sunday, one of our congregational songs was: I Sing Th’ Almighty Power Of God by Isaac Watts. When we sang the second verse, I couldn’t help but think about the creation of the birds. What a great song, what a Great Creator! “And the evening and the morning were the fourth day. And God said, … Continue reading

I.O.C. Version 8.1 Update Completed

I.O.C. Version 8.1 Update Completed

“The wild beasts of the desert shall also meet with the wild beasts of the island, and the satyr shall cry to his fellow; the screech owl also shall rest there, and find for herself a place of rest.” (Isaiah 34:14 KJV) The I.O.C. Version 8.1 Update is finally completed on this blog. After issues with my … Continue reading

Avian And Attributes – Horn(ed)

Avian And Attributes – Horn(ed)

“The God of my rock; in him will I trust: he is my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my high tower, and my refuge, my saviour; thou savest me from violence.” (2 Samuel 22:3 KJV) “The LORD is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my strength, in whom I will … Continue reading

Dividing the Buntings and Sparrows – I.O.C. 8.1

Dividing the Buntings and Sparrows – I.O.C. 8.1

Dost thou know the balancings of the clouds, the wondrous works of him which is perfect in knowledge? (Job 37:16 KJV) This latest I.O.C. list of World Bird Names is quite an undertaking. As these ornithologists from around the world gain information from the DNA studies, their thinking of Bird Families change. When the Lord created … Continue reading

Avian And Attributes – Imperial

Avian And Attributes – Imperial

“Thou shalt also be a crown of glory in the hand of the LORD, and a royal diadem in the hand of thy God.” (Isaiah 62:3 KJV) “I put on righteousness, and it clothed me: my judgment was as a robe and a diadem.” (Job 29:14 KJV) “The LORD has established His throne in the heavens, And … Continue reading

Hang On To Your Hat – I.O.C. 8.1 Update Underway

Hang On To Your Hat – I.O.C. 8.1 Update Underway

“Better is the end of a thing than the beginning thereof: and the patient in spirit is better than the proud in spirit.” (Ecclesiastes 7:8 KJV) The new I.O.C. 8.1 Update was released on the 25th of January and I began updating this blog. There were a few minor changes at the beginning of the Taxonomic Order. … Continue reading