My Mom And Me – Email

My Mom And Me – Email

(Received this as an email. – Not sure who to credit them to.) * Here’s your AWE! for the day!!! * * Bring forth every living thing that is with you of all flesh–birds and beasts and every creeping thing that creeps on the ground–that they may breed abundantly on the land and be fruitful … Continue reading

Vol. 2, No. 5 – The Summer Tanager

From col. F. M. Woodruff. Copyrighted by Nature Study Pub. Co., 1897, Chicago. THE SUMMER TANAGER. HE TANAGERS are birds of such uncommon beauty that when we have taken the pictures of the entire family the group will be a notable one and will add attractiveness to the portfolio. [See Vol. I, Red-Rumped Tanager and Scarlet Tanager] This … Continue reading

Vol. 2, No. 5 – John James Audubon

Vol. 2, No. 5 – John James Audubon

JOHN JAMES AUDUBON OHN JAMES AUDUBON has always been a favorite with the writer, for the invincibleness of his love of Nature and of birds is only equalled by the spontaneous freshness of his style, springing from an affectionate and joyous nature. Recently there was found by accident, in an old calf-skin bound volume, an … Continue reading

Ian’s Bird of the Week – White-throated (and Large-tailed) Nightjar

Ian’s Bird of the Week – White-throated (and Large-tailed) Nightjar ~ by Ian Montgomery Newsletter – 04-29-13 On the recent inland trip I searched without success in various places for the Spotted Nightjar, a dry country species that roosts in spinifex and open woodland. Sometimes it is to be seen on gravel roads at night, … Continue reading

Missing Bird Photos Desired – “Birdographers” Needed

On Saturday, I concluded my search for the Birds of the World list of birds. Out of 10,615 (or 10,625) there are 74 birds who seem to have stayed hidden from the view of all the “Birdographers.” That is my name for those who are photographers, videographers, artists and stamp makers. All the major Ornithology … Continue reading

Nuggets Plus – Prairie Dogs and Deer

Nuggets Plus – Prairie Dogs and Deer by A J Mithra * Prairie Dogs – Squirrel like rodents build listening room in its underground tunnel to listen for danger before going outskirts… Do we have the habit of listening to God’s voice and direction before we go out? Cause me to hear thy lovingkindness in the … Continue reading


David Cabedo, who visits this site frequently, posted this article with the video on Philippines Birdwatching. It is fantastic. After showing the area of the Philippines, it then starts showing one bird after another that are in that area. Thanks, David, for finding and posting the YouTube. It is entitled, Avian Archipelago – Birdwatching in the … Continue reading

Birds of the Bible – Details

Birds of the Bible – Details

Currently, I am reading through Leviticus. When I cam to the Tabernacle, my first thoughts were, “Here we go again” with all the details about how to make it. The LORD gave Moses the details and then he shared those details with all the workers and skilled craftsmen as to how it was supposed to … Continue reading

Subject: Modern Day Noah

Received this as an email and thought you might enjoy a smile or a groan. (I’m still working behind the scenes on the Birds of the World. (Swallows at the moment.) A merry heart makes a cheerful countenance, But by sorrow of the heart the spirit is broken. (Proverbs 15:13 NKJV) And God said unto … Continue reading

Ian’s Bird of the Week – Letter-winged Kite

Ian’s Bird of the Week – Letter-winged Kite ~ by Ian Montgomery Newsletter ~ 4/18/13 For all you patient bird of the week recipients, here is I hope a bird worth waiting for, the Letter-winged Kite, star attraction on the recent trip along the Birdsville Track in Northwestern South Australia. The Letter-winged Kite saga that had … Continue reading

The Rock Ptarmigan – The Crown

The Rock Ptarmigan – The Crown ~ by a j mithra The Rock Ptarmigan is seasonally camouflaged; its feathers moult from white in winter to brown in spring or summer. The breeding male has greyish upper parts with white wings and under parts. In winter, its plumage becomes completely white except for the black tail. It can be distinguished … Continue reading

Birds of the Bible – Coat of Many Colors II

Birds of the Bible – Coat of Many Colors II

Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his children, because he was the son of his old age: and he made him a coat of many colours. (Genesis 37:3 KJV) After I finished the Birds of the World – Kingfishers, Australasian Warblers, White-Eyes and Doves article last week, I decided to finish up the Psittacidae – Parrots Family. I still needed 150 … Continue reading