Lee’s Six Word Saturday – 6/17/17

Lee’s Six Word Saturday – 6/17/17

*** MORE RUDDY IN BODY THAN RUBIES *** “Her Nazarites were purer than snow, they were whiter than milk, they were more ruddy in body than rubies, their polishing was of sapphire:” (Lamentations 4:7 KJV) Ruddy Duck (Oxyura jamaicensis) Zoo Miami by Lee * More Daily Devotionals *

Lee’s Five Word Friday – 6/16/17

Lee’s Five Word Friday – 6/16/17

*** GREEN THING IN THE TREES *** “For they covered the face of the whole earth, so that the land was darkened; and they did eat every herb of the land, and all the fruit of the trees which the hail had left: and there remained not any green thing in the trees, or in the herbs … Continue reading

“F”  is  for  Finches  and  Flamebacks:   “F” Birds”, Part 2

“F” is for Finches and Flamebacks: “F” Birds”, Part 2

F” is for Finches and Flamebacks: “F” Birds”, Part  2 Dr. James J. S. Johnson Finches and Flamebacks are the focus of this fast “fly-over” birdwatching review. Finches are familiar passerines to many Americans, but what are “Flamebacks”?  Flamebacks are a category of woodpeckers, also known as “Goldenbacks”, due to fiery-gold plumage on their backs.  … Continue reading

Bird of the Moment ~ Restless Flycatcher

Bird of the Moment ~ Restless Flycatcher

Bird of the Moment ~ Restless Flycatcher ~ by Ian Montgomery Some weeks ago I went to Toonpan a dry pasture area outside Townsville which is good for dry country birds such as Bustards and often produces unusual birds. There were a couple of Restless Flycatchers there hawking for insects and I found out later that … Continue reading

Lee’s Four Word Thursday – 6/15/17

Lee’s Four Word Thursday – 6/15/17

*** FEATHERS WITH YELLOW GOLD *** “Though ye have lien among the pots, yet shall ye be as the wings of a dove covered with silver, and her feathers with yellow gold.  (Psalm 68:13) Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) yellow-shafted ©Amazonaws * More Daily Devotionals *

Lee’s Three Word Wednesday – 6/14/17

Lee’s Three Word Wednesday – 6/14/17

*** PAINTED WITH VERMILION *** “That saith, I will build me a wide house and large chambers, and cut it out windows; and it is ceiled with cedar, and painted with vermilion.”  (Jeremiah 22:14) Vermilion Flycatcher (Pyrocephalus rubinus) ©ARKive * More Daily Devotionals *

Lee’s Two Word Tuesday – 6/13/17

Lee’s Two Word Tuesday – 6/13/17

*** PURPLE RAINMENT *** “And the weight of the golden earrings that he requested was a thousand and seven hundred shekels of gold; beside ornaments, and collars, and purple raiment that was on the kings of Midian, and beside the chains that were about their camels’ necks.  (Judges 8:26) Sapphire-spangled Emerald (Amazilia lactea) ©WikiC * More Daily Devotionals *

Lee’s Seven Word Sunday – 6/11/17

Lee’s Seven Word Sunday – 6/11/17

*** AND IF YE WALK CONTRARY UNTO ME *** “And if ye walk contrary unto me, and will not hearken unto me; I will bring seven times more plagues upon you according to your sins.” (Leviticus 26:21 KJV) Buff-necked Ibis (Theristicus caudatus) ©WikiC * More Daily Devotionals *

Sunday Inspiration – Ibises and Spoonbills I

Sunday Inspiration – Ibises and Spoonbills I

“and for a long time birds and hedgehogs, and ibises and ravens shall dwell in it: and the measuring line of desolation shall be cast over it, and satyrs shall dwell in it. (Isaiah 34:11 Brenton)” The family Threskiornithidae includes 34 species of large wading birds. The family has been traditionally classified into two subfamilies, the … Continue reading

Lee’s Six Word Saturday – 6/10/17

Lee’s Six Word Saturday – 6/10/17

*** DWELL ALL BIRDS OF EVERY FEATHER *** “On the mountain height of Israel will I plant it, that it may bring forth boughs and bear fruit and be a noble cedar, and under it shall dwell all birds of every feather; in the shade of its branches they shall nestle and find rest.” (Ezekiel 17:23 … Continue reading