Extreme Cold For Zoo Birds

Extreme Cold For Zoo Birds

“But now ask the beasts, and they will teach you; And the birds of the air, and they will tell you;” (Job 12:7 NKJV) The last few days, the northern states of the United States and Canada have been experiencing extreme cold temperatures. Watching the news today, our Manatees, here in Florida, are heading in to … Continue reading

Woodcocks: Devouring Worms, Dwelling in Wet Woods

Woodcocks: Devouring Worms, Dwelling in Wet Woods

EURASIAN WOODCOCK: Forest Fowl that Look Like Wading Shorebirds Dr. James J. S. Johnson Thou makest darkness, and it is night, wherein all the beasts of the forest do creep forth.   (Psalm 104:20) Earthworms, known in some places as “night crawlers”, are a favorite meal for woodland Woodcocks, such as the Eurasian Woodcock. The Eurasian … Continue reading

Avian and Attributes – Star

Avian and Attributes – Star

“I see Him, but not now; I behold Him, but not near; A Star shall come out of Jacob; A Scepter shall rise out of Israel, And batter the brow of Moab, And destroy all the sons of tumult. (Numbers 24:17 NKJV) Avian and Attributes: Star STAR, n. 1. An apparently small luminous body in the heavens, that … Continue reading

Willets At Ding Darling NWR

Willets At Ding Darling NWR

“But now ask the beasts, and they will teach you; And the birds of the air, and they will tell you;” (Job 12:7 NKJV) Previously, we were at Merritt Island NWR and had seen some Willets and I needed help identifying some birds. One of them turned out to be a Willet. I have seen them … Continue reading

White-Eye Changes from I.O.C. Ver 9.1

White-Eye Changes from I.O.C. Ver 9.1

“Keep me as the apple of the eye, hide me under the shadow of thy wings,” (Psalms 17:8 KJV) Now that all the indexes are updated, I thought you might find it interesting what they did to the White-eye family. The they are part of the Zosteropidae family. Wikipedia gives this about them: “White-eyes are mostly … Continue reading

Woodstock and the I.O.C. 9.1 Update

Woodstock and the I.O.C. 9.1 Update

Today’s Woodstock and Snoopy agrees with the latest I.O.C. 9.1 Update. Snoopy is not sure what kind of bird he is and this update has been shuffling birds from one Genus to another, making new birds from subspecies, etc. With all the ongoing DNA studies, birds are being moved around quite a bit. This time, … Continue reading

World Bird Names – I.O.C. Version 9.1

World Bird Names – I.O.C. Version 9.1

The new version of the World Bird Names from the I. O. C. raised the count to “10,738 extant species and 158 extinct species of birds of the world (Version 9.1), with subspecies (20,046) and annotations.” These birds are classified into Classification of 40 Orders, 245 Families (plus 1 Incertae sedis), 2313 Genera (World Bird Names) … Continue reading

Birds of the Bible – Preying Mountain Birds III

Birds of the Bible – Preying Mountain Birds III

The verses below, quoted from the Bible Gateway – Isaiah 18:6 for Isaiah 18:6 KJV Isaiah 18:6 “They shall be left together unto the fowls of the mountains, and to the beasts of the earth: and the fowls shall summer upon them, and all the beasts of the earth shall winter upon them.” (KJV) NKJV … Continue reading

Rollers Robed in Rainbows!

Rollers Robed in Rainbows!

Rollers Robed in Rainbows! Dr. James J. S. Johnson The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament shows His handiwork.  (Psalm 19:1) Who teaches us more than the beasts of the earth, and makes us wiser than the fowls of heaven?  (Job 35:11) LILAC-BREASTED ROLLER   (Answers Africa photo) The beauty shown above is … Continue reading

ROCK WREN: Living Life upon the Rock

ROCK WREN: Living Life upon the Rock

ROCK WREN:  Living Life upon the Rock Dr. James J. S. Johnson “And, I [Jesus] say also unto thee, that thou art Peter [petros = little stone/rock, a masculine noun in Greek], and upon this rock [petra = large rock formation, a feminine noun in Greek, such as is used as in Matthew 7:24-27, to … Continue reading

Birds of the Bible – Mountain Birds II

Birds of the Bible – Mountain Birds II

While you were reading Birds of the Bible – Psalm 50:11’s Mountain Birds I, did you notice where the birds/fowls are? Most of them are from the mountains. Where else are they mentioned? They are: “in the mountains” “of the mountains” “on the mountains” “of the hills” “upon the mountains” “living in the fields” “every … Continue reading

Birds of the Bible – Psalm 50:11’s Mountain Birds I

Birds of the Bible – Psalm 50:11’s Mountain Birds I

“I know all the birds of the mountains, And the wild beasts of the field are Mine.” (Psalm 50:11) NKJV This is Part I. Shown are the many translations of Psalm 50:11. God is speaking and telling us that He knows all these birds and cares about them. How much more does God the Creator care about … Continue reading