Reginald the Turkey Commander: The Spring Party

Reginald the Turkey Commander: The Spring Party

Reginald the Turkey Commander: The Spring Party by Emma Foster    It was nearly springtime, and the turkeys were able to leave their fortresses in the woods to search for food without worrying about hunters or too much snow. There hadn’t been a lot of snow that year, which meant that the closest river to … Continue reading

This is My Name Forever

This is My Name Forever

Lee’s last post, World Bird Name Changes, updated us on the recent changes published by the IOC. These changes are often a simplification of obscure Latin or Greek-based words, which many birders tend to dismiss anyway. But it got me pondering, what’s in a name? Exodus 3:15 And God said moreover unto Moses… this is … Continue reading

World Bird Names Changes Version 10.1

World Bird Names Changes Version 10.1

The I.O.C. updated their World Bird List to the 10.1 version and here are some of those changes. First are the Name changes: One of the big English name updates seems to be the Francolins changing to Spurfowls.PREVIOUS IOC LISTS SCIENTIFIC NAME – New IOC LIST V10.1Mount Cameroon Francolin Pternistis camerunensis Now – Mount Cameroon SpurfowlHandsome … Continue reading

Stressed? Pray and Go Birding!

Stressed? Pray and Go Birding!

1 Peter 5:7 “Casting all your care upon Him; for He cares for you.” ​ What do you do when life has you down? Pray and go birding! When your job is stretching your stamina to the breaking point? Pray and go birding! When you need to relax and shake off the nerves? Pray and go birding! When the next little … Continue reading

Anniversary Number 12

Anniversary Number 12

Here we go again with another anniversary of the blog. Around February 13th or so, was the 12 anniversary of Lee’s Birdwatching Adventures Plus. During this year, we hit the two million visitor mark. Wow! Looking at all the articles written about the 11th anniversary, I’ll let this one be simple. I just reread all … Continue reading

Voices that Carry

Voices that Carry

Joshua 6:20 “…and the people shouted with a great shout, that the wall fell down flat, and they took the city.” It is political season in the United States. From now until November all the media outlets will be saturated with political ads as every advocate for every cause will be projecting their voices in … Continue reading

Preparing a Place

Preparing a Place

Thank God it’s Sunday! Finally, an opportunity between morning and evening church service for an afternoon of backyard birding! I have prepared my spot on the patio for an afternoon of relaxation: coffee, binoculars, camera, more coffee, eBird app, notebook and pen, and fill the feeders. I can relax in this beautiful scene my Creator … Continue reading

Who Won?

Who Won?

via Begegnung A photographer, Alois Absenger, who lives in Southeast Styria, Germany, is one I have been following for quite a few years. He has great photos of many different topics, but captures critters often. This one caught my interest. Visit his site for splendid captures with his camera. Alois Absenger These verses help illustrate … Continue reading

The King’s Fisher

The King’s Fisher

Have you ever observed the superb skills of a Kingfisher making a headlong dive from an overhanging branch into a pond? The true origin of the Kingfisher’s name isn’t certain. But if you have seen him come up with a large fish, you must agree he is aptly named the king fisher! However, since many … Continue reading

Bird’s With Faces Like Garfield’s Face

Bird’s With Faces Like Garfield’s Face

Garfield is having a bit of a time getting his face in order this morning. So, just thought you might want to see a few birds with a face that could give Garfield Competition! “Then our mouth was filled with laughter, And our tongue with singing. Then they said among the nations, “The LORD has … Continue reading

Birds That Can’t Fly – Creation Moments

Birds That Can’t Fly – Creation Moments

Birds That Can’t Fly – Creation Moments Genesis 1:21 “And God created great whales, and every living creature that moveth, which the waters brought forth abundantly, after their kind, and every winged fowl after his kind: and God saw that it was good.” There are quite a number of birds that cannot fly. This sometimes … Continue reading

Dabbler or Diver

Dabbler or Diver

1 Corinthians 2:10-13 “The Spirit, not content to flit around on the surface, dives into the depths of God, and brings out what God planned all along.” (The Message) The Hooded Merganser ducks have finally arrived for the winter on the small pond behind my office in Georgia. Not only are they so unlike our … Continue reading