Waterman Bird Collection – Woodpeckers

Waterman Bird Collection – Woodpeckers

“If a bird’s nest happens to be before you along the way, in any tree or on the ground, with young ones or eggs, with the mother sitting on the young or on the eggs, you shall not take the mother with the young;” (Deuteronomy 22:6 NKJV) The next Display case of the Waterman Bird Collection … Continue reading

Creation Moment’s – Double Life of the Hummingbird

Creation Moment’s – Double Life of the Hummingbird

Learn more about one of God’s most unusual creatures by watching our video “Double Life of the Hummingbird” Who doesn’t love the beautiful hummingbird? You’ll love them even more after viewing our “Double Life of the Hummingbird” video! That’s because you’ll learn about the unique abilities their Designer has given them. Truly, hummingbirds bear evidence … Continue reading

Bible Birds – Hawk Introduction

Bible Birds – Hawk Introduction

“Does the hawk fly by your wisdom, And spread its wings toward the south? (Job 39:26 NKJV) According to the King James Version of Scripture, the other two verses with hawk in them are: “the ostrich, the short-eared owl, the sea gull, and the hawk after its kind;” (Leviticus 11:16 NKJV) “the ostrich, the short-eared owl, the sea gull, and the hawk after … Continue reading

Waterman Bird Collection – Hawks and Owls

Waterman Bird Collection – Hawks and Owls

“Doth the hawk fly by thy wisdom, and stretch her wings toward the south?” (Job 39:26 KJV) The next upper display case had Hawks and Owl specimen. The three Hawks give a size perspective of those hawks. The largest is the Red-Shouldered Hawk, then the Northern Harrier (female), and the Broad-Winged Hawk. “And the owl, … Continue reading

Woodstock’s Hairdo

Woodstock’s Hairdo

Today’s Peanut’s cartoon reminds me of the birds we saw at the Jacksonville Zoo recently. It had rained before and it rained while we were visiting. “Poor Woodstock.. When he gets wet, he looks like an English Sheep-Bird!” [In case you can’t read it] “Who does great things, and unsearchable, Marvelous things without number. He … Continue reading

Waterman Bird Collection – Part II – Petrel & Crow

Waterman Bird Collection – Part II – Petrel & Crow

As promised, in Waterman Bird Collection – Part II, here are the last two birds from that display. The Leach’s Storm Petrel and the Crow will now be introduced. Many of you already have heard of a Crow, but how about a Storm Petrel? Let’s see what we can find out about these avian creations from … Continue reading

Waterman Bird Collection – Part II

Waterman Bird Collection – Part II

The next set of birds from the Waterman Bird Collection at BJU has five specimens. Four of these birds are found in or near water, but the Crow is not really known as a water bird. This is the bottom shelf display under the Anatidae Family, just above them. That Family was covered in Waterman … Continue reading

Waterman Bird Collection – Part I

Waterman Bird Collection – Part I

In Huge Bugs and Critters, the Waterman Bird Collection, in the Science building, was introduced. This post will start introducing you to these wonderfully preserved specimens of birds that lived over a hundred years ago. At first, it bothered me about the use of birds in this manner, even though many museums have displays of birds. Yet, when … Continue reading

Huge Bugs and Critters

Huge Bugs and Critters

Dan and I rode up to Greenville, South Carolina to attend the 2018 BJU Homecoming. There were two main events that we attended. When we parked quite a way from the place we were to be, I sort of grumbled because of the long walk with my walker [The campus is on hills]. Yet, the … Continue reading

A Happy Deer At The Beach!

A Happy Deer At The Beach!

This was shared on Facebook. I enjoy the beach and deer, but never saw one doing this. Seems to enjoy himself/herself. “As the deer pants for the water brooks, So my soul pants for You, O God. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God; When shall I come and appear before God?” (Psalms 42:1-2 … Continue reading