Patience Trying To Photograph Yellow-billed Hornbill

Patience Trying To Photograph Yellow-billed Hornbill

Trying to get through the fence/cage Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill (Tockus leucomelas) Cincinnati Zoo 2016 If you followed the posts while we were on our trip, you are aware that we skipped going to the Cincinnati Zoo because of weather. Home Again After 2,000 Mile Trip And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing … Continue reading

God’s Weaver Birds At Work

God’s Weaver Birds At Work

“My days are swifter than a weaver’s shuttle,…” (Job 7:6a KJV) “Them hath he filled with wisdom of heart, to work all manner of work, of the engraver, and of the cunning workman, and of the embroiderer, in blue, and in purple, in scarlet, and in fine linen, and of the weaver, even of them … Continue reading

Many Geese and Ducks in Indiana

Many Geese and Ducks in Indiana

“A man that hath friends must shew himself friendly: and there is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother.” (Proverbs 18:24 KJV)” So far we haven’t seen many birds. My sister-in-law has a pond behind here with Mallards. Also, a Blue Jay has been calling, but has refused to show himself. The ponds around … Continue reading

Migration Is Starting And The Birds Are Heading Out

Migration Is Starting And The Birds Are Heading Out

“Even the stork in the sky Knows her seasons; And the turtledove and the swift and the thrush Observe the time of their migration; But My people do not know The ordinance of the LORD.” (Jeremiah 8:7 NASB) This time of the year, the birds start gathering together to migrate, or move, to their winter place. … Continue reading

Woodstock’s Shock Lessons

Woodstock’s Shock Lessons

For those of you who do not know about Peanuts, the cartoon character, they feature a dog named Snoopy. Snoopy’s friend is a little yellow bird named Woodstock. Snoopy is the only one who understands what Woodstock says. While I have been recovering from my surgery, my birdwatching has been only reading about the adventures … Continue reading

Sorry for the Long Delay

Sorry for the Long Delay

There hasn’t been a blog posted here since Aug 5th. The last few articles were scheduled ahead of time as I had back surgery on Aug 3rd. My overnight stay in the hospital turned out to be 5 days in the hospital. I had side affects like fluid build up in the sac by the … Continue reading

Emma’s Stories Retold – Lizzy and the Penguin Catapult

Emma’s Stories Retold – Lizzy and the Penguin Catapult

Emma’s Stories Retold – Lizzy and the Penguin Catapult ~ by Emma Foster Once there was a penguin named Lizzy who lived with many other penguins in cold Antarctica. As the penguins traveled through the winter, Lizzy watched with great interest all the eggs that lay on the penguin dad’s feet. Lizzy was too young … Continue reading

Some Homes in the Green Forest – Chapter 18

Some Homes in the Green Forest – Chapter 18

Some Homes in the Green Forest The Crow, the Oven Bird and the Red-tailed Hawk. The Burgess Bird Book For Children * CHAPTER 18. Some Homes in the Green Forest. Listen to the story read. Reddy Fox wasted very little time waiting for Peter Rabbit to come out from under that pile of brush where … Continue reading

Viera Wetlands – Candy Corn Moorhen

Viera Wetlands – Candy Corn Moorhen

The Common Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus) has a bill that reminds me so much of Candy Corn. On our latest trip to Viera Wetlands, Dan was able to capture this adult with his camera. We showed you the young one with big feet in Big Feet on July 5th. Here are some more photos taken previously: … Continue reading

Wordless Waterbirds

Wordless Waterbirds

Wordless Waterbirds The GOLD/Yellow tip of the beak reminds us of Heaven. The Bible tells us Heaven has a street of gold! But the best part about Heaven is that God, who created you and me, lives there. The Bible, God’s Word, says: “God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, … Continue reading

Secretarybird – The Note Taker

Secretarybird – The Note Taker

You would like me to take a note? Looking down to start writing! [Notice the eyelashes] “Let not mercy and truth forsake you; Bind them around your neck, Write them on the tablet of your heart,” (Proverbs 3:3 NKJV) These Secretarybird photos were on Pinterest and I decided to share them. Secretarybirds were named this because: … Continue reading