Avian and Attributes – Redeemer

Brazilian Ruby (Clytolaema rubricauda) ©WikiC

“For I know that my redeemer liveth, and that he shall stand at the latter day upon the earth:” (Job 19:25 KJV)

“Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be acceptable in thy sight, O LORD, my strength, and my redeemer.”
(Psalms 19:14 KJV)


Avian and Attributes – Redeemer

(1): (n.) One who redeems.
(2): (n.) Specifically, the Savior of the world, Jesus Christ.

Redeem

(1): (v. t.) Hence, to rescue and deliver from the bondage of sin and the penalties of God’s violated law.
(2): (v. t.) To recall, as an estate, or to regain, as mortgaged property, by paying what may be due by force of the mortgage.
(3): (v. t.) To purchase back; to regain possession of by payment of a stipulated price; to repurchase.
(4): (v. t.) To pay the penalty of; to make amends for; to serve as an equivalent or offset for; to atone for; to compensate; as, to redeem an error.
(5): (v. t.) To make good by performing fully; to fulfill; as, to redeem one’s promises.
(6): (v. t.) To ransom, liberate, or rescue from captivity or bondage, or from any obligation or liability to suffer or to be forfeited, by paying a price or ransom; to ransom; to rescue; to recover; as, to redeem a captive, a pledge, and the like.


Brazilian Ruby (Clytolaema rubricauda) by Dario Sanches

Brazilian Ruby

The Brazilian Ruby (Clytolaema rubricauda). As its vernacular name suggests, this species is endemic to Brazil, where it generally occurs from Minas Gerais south to Rio Grande do Sul, and it occurs in wooded areas of all types in the Atlantic Forest region, to at least 2000 m.  It is a species of hummingbird found in forest edge, second growth, gardens and parks in eastern Brazil. It is monotypic within the genus Clytolaema. It is common and among the species regularly seen at hummingbird feeders within its range. It is a relatively large hummingbird. The male is overall green with a coppery back and rump, a coppery-rufous tail and, as suggested by its common name, a highly iridescent ruby throat that can appear black from some angles. Females are green above and cinnamon below. Both sexes have a white post-ocular spot and a straight black bill. (Trochilidae – Hummingbirds Family)

Brazilian Ruby (Clytolaema rubricauda) Female ©WikiC


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Brazilian Ruby – Wikipedia

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[Definitions from Webster’s Dictionary of American English (1828), unless noted. Bird info from Wikipedia plus.]

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