Seagulls and Family Circus

Seagulls and Family Circus

Today’s Family Circus caught my attention and decided to see what could be found to go with it. This video from Cornell Lab of Ornithology tells about how the gulls signal each other over territory. If you ignore a few references to evolution, it is quite interesting. “How can aggressive, predatory, and cannibalistic birds coexist … Continue reading

World’s Fastest Seagull

World’s Fastest Seagull

‘World’s fastest seagull’ stuns experts Jul. 30, 2019 – 1:26 – A lesser black-backed seagull, is stunning experts with its apparent speed, traveling more than 500 miles in just seven days. The seagull which was ringed on Burhou in the Channel islands on July 17, was later found at Ares Beach in A Coruna Spain, … Continue reading

Avian and Attributes – Strong

Avian and Attributes – Strong

“Lift up your heads, O ye gates; and be ye lift up, ye everlasting doors; and the King of glory shall come in. Who is this King of glory? The LORD strong and mighty, the LORD mighty in battle.” (Psalms 24:7-8 KJV) STRONG Strong, a. [G., L. The sense of the radical word is to stretch, … Continue reading

Avian and Attributes – Stripes

Avian and Attributes – Stripes

“But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed.” (Isaiah 53:5 KJV) Stripe STRIPE, n. 1. A line or long narrow division of any thing, of a different color from the ground as a stripe of … Continue reading

Birdwatching at Staffa:  Puffins, Shags, & more

Birdwatching at Staffa: Puffins, Shags, & more

Birdwatching at Staffa, near Iona: Puffins, Shags, and Herring Gulls Dr. James J. S. Johnson Let them give glory unto the Lord, and declare his praise in the islands.  (Isaiah 42:12) The three birds that I recall most, from visiting the island of Staffa (Inner Hebrides, just north of Iona) were Herring Gulls (a very … Continue reading

Meet Another New Photographer – William Wise

Meet Another New Photographer – William Wise

Thankfully, we have another new photographer who has given permission to use his photos. William Wise has been taking photos of quite a variety of topics for some time. And he also is a Christian. You can check out the main page at William Wise Photography. He has five sections to view his various subjects: … Continue reading

Who Provides For The Sawfly?

Who Provides For The Sawfly?

“Who hath divided a watercourse for the overflowing of waters, or a way for the lightning of thunder; To cause it to rain on the earth, where no man is; on the wilderness, wherein there is no man; To satisfy the desolate and waste ground; and to cause the bud of the tender herb to … Continue reading

Tail Feathers of North American Birds

Tail Feathers of North American Birds

I’m thankful for an email from a Boy Scouts of America leader. He suggested placing links to this information about Tail Feathers in the Birdwatching section. [Which are now there, plus on two other pages.] It is part of a badge they are working on. These feathers are interesting and would love to see each … Continue reading

Avian And Attributes – Stone

Avian And Attributes – Stone

“Jesus saith unto them, Did ye never read in the scriptures, The stone which the builders rejected, the same is become the head of the corner: this is the Lord’s doing, and it is marvellous in our eyes?” (Matthew 21:42 KJV) Avian and Attributes – Stone STONE, n. [Gr.] 2. A gem; a precious stone. Inestimable … Continue reading

Bird Barks And Lizard Growls – Creation Moments

Bird Barks And Lizard Growls – Creation Moments

Numbers 22:30 “So the donkey said to Balaam, ‘Am I not your donkey on which you have ridden, ever since I became yours, to this day? Was I ever disposed to do this to you?’ And he said, ‘No.’” Have you ever noticed that we can usually sense whether an animal is hostile or friendly, … Continue reading

Nice Birdwatching Video About Circle B Bar Reserve

Nice Birdwatching Video About Circle B Bar Reserve

This is by one of the photographers that visits Circle B Bar Reserve in Lakeland, Florida. It is only a few miles from our house “as the crow flies.” We have spent many enjoyable trips there. This was from Dennis Hollingsworth. “For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes are clearly seen, being … Continue reading

IOC Version 9.2- Indexes Up To Date – Part IV

IOC Version 9.2- Indexes Up To Date – Part IV

Thanks for patience as the Lee’s Birdwatching Adventures blog is being updated to the new I.O.C. Version 9.2. Along with cataract eye surgery this week, brain freeze [Couldn’t get my Excel to build my links. Oh, no! Could it be old age?], and a holiday, I think most of it is finished. “But now finish … Continue reading