King Solomon and The Birds – Part 3

King Solomon and The Birds ~ from The Curious Book of Birds KING SOLOMON AND THE BIRDS  – Part 3 ING SOLOMON was ever seeking to grow even wiser. The better to know the wonders of God’s world and the ways of all creatures, he undertook many journeys,—not as we ordinary poor mortals travel, in heavy wagons or clumsy … Continue reading

Latest Wood Stork Encounter

I know all the birds of the mountains (and Lake Morton) , And the wild beasts of the field are Mine. (Psalms 50:11 NKJV) We finally had a chance to take a short birdwatching adventure to Lake Morton over in Lakeland. I have been battling a cold and cough for the last three weeks. Our trips to … Continue reading

King Solomon and The Birds – Part 2

King Solomon and The Birds ~ from The Curious Book of Birds King Solomon and The Birds – Part 2   ne day when Solomon was journeying across the desert, he was sorely distressed by the heat of the sun, until he came near to fainting. Just then he spied a flock of his friends the … Continue reading

Great Blue Heron: Patient, Prompt, and (Rarely) Pugnacious

Great Blue Heron: Patient, Prompt, and (Rarely) Pugnacious

Great Blue Heron: Patient, Prompt, and (Rarely) Pugnacious by Dr. James J. S. Johnson The heron family (family Ardeidae, which also includes bitterns and some egrets) and their cousins include some of my favorite long-legged wading birds:  great blue herons, green herons, grey herons, tri-colored herons, night herons, great white egrets, and cattle egrets.   … Continue reading

Sunday Inspiration – Sparrows II

Sunday Inspiration – Sparrows II

Even the sparrow finds a home, and the swallow a nest for herself, where she may lay her young, at your altars, O LORD of hosts, my King and my God. Blessed are those who dwell in your house, ever singing your praise! Selah. (Psalms 84:3-4 ESV) I know we used the Sparrows before with … Continue reading

Fixed Daddy’s Bedtime Bird Stories

Fixed Daddy’s Bedtime Bird Stories

Daddy’s Bedtime Bird Stories had some broken links because of a change in Gutenberg’s policy. They do not want links to their articles and photos. Long story short, I fixed them and now they should be okay. I also added photo links since I had to redo all of them. Here are the stories so far. … Continue reading

King Solomon and The Birds – Part 1

King Solomon and The Birds ~ from The Curious Book of Birds KING SOLOMON AND THE BIRDS – Part 1 ING SOLOMON was wiser than all men, and his fame was in all nations round about Jerusalem. He was so wise that he knew every spoken language; yes, but more than this, he could talk with everything … Continue reading

Ian’s Bird of the Week – Plum-headed Finches

Ian’s Bird of the Week – Plum-headed Finches ~ by Ian Montgomery Newsletter – 6-28-14 Bird of the week numbering has been a bit wonky lately, two #502s, no #503 to compensate, and two #504s and the one previous to this, Halls Babbler was #506 and should have been #507. Hopefully, we are back on track now … Continue reading

Wings To Paradise II

Then God said, “Let the waters abound with an abundance of living creatures, and let birds fly above the earth across the face of the firmament of the heavens.” (Genesis 1:20 NKJV What a fantastic video – WOW! It is a bit long, but worth every minute of it. This is the 2nd one. See Part I  … Continue reading

Wings To Paradise I

Then God said, “Let the waters abound with an abundance of living creatures, and let birds fly above the earth across the face of the firmament of the heavens.” (Genesis 1:20 NKJV What a fantastic video – WOW! It is a bit long, but worth every minute of it. How can anyone watch these birds … Continue reading