Big Feet

Big Feet

On the Fourth of July, yesterday, we were at Viera Wetlands, Viera, Florida and spotted this young Common Gallinule, depending on what they are calling it. Look at its feet. He/she has some growing to do to fit those feet. Below is how it will look when it matures. “I have been young, and now … Continue reading

Cardinal Parents at Brevard Zoo

Cardinal Parents at Brevard Zoo

At the Brevard Zoo today, we saw some Northern Cardinals flying really close to where I was standing. I was enjoying getting some photos, when we noticed that they were feeding a youngster who had fallen out of the nest. It had landed on a palm leaf right above the walkway where I was standing. … Continue reading

Hymns With Birds and Creation – We Sing… Verse 3

Hymns With Birds and Creation – We Sing… Verse 3

We Sing the Mighty Power of God – Verse 3 There’s not a plant or flower below but makes your glories known, and clouds arise and tempests blow by order from your throne; while all that borrows life from you is ever in your care, and everywhere that we can be, you, God, are present there. By Isaac Watts

Hymns With Birds and Creation – We Sing… Verse 2

Hymns With Birds and Creation – We Sing… Verse 2

We Sing the Mighty Power of God – Verse 2 We sing the goodness of the Lord that filled the earth with food; he formed the creatures with his word and then pronounced them good. Lord, how your wonders are displayed, where’er we turn our eyes, if we survey the ground we tread or gaze upon the skies. By … Continue reading

Hymns With Birds and Creation – We Sing… Verse 1

Hymns With Birds and Creation – We Sing… Verse 1

We Sing the Mighty Power of God – Verse 1 We sing the mighty power of God that made the mountains rise,  that spread the flowing seas abroad and built the lofty skies.  We sing the wisdom that ordained the sun to rule the day;  the moon shines full at his command, and all the stars obey.  Stay Tuned … Continue reading

Beautiful Scissor-Tailed Birds

Beautiful Scissor-Tailed Birds

In JJSJ’s [Dr. Jim] article, Scissor-Tailed Flycatcher, Oklahoma’s Long-tailed State Bird, he introduced the beautiful Scissor-Tailed Flycatcher. I would like to show you three more “scissor-tailed” birds. The word “Scissor” is not mentioned in the Bible, at least that I can find. Yet, God told us in His Word: “This shall be written for the generation to … Continue reading

A Robber in the Old Orchard – Chapter 16

A Robber in the Old Orchard – Chapter 16

A Robber in the Old Orchard The Purple Martin and the Barn Swallow. The Burgess Bird Book For Children * CHAPTER 16. A Robber in the Old Orchard. “I don’t believe it,” muttered Johnny Chuck out loud. “I don’t believe Jenny Wren knows what she’s talking about.” “What is it Jenny Wren has said that … Continue reading

Scarlet-plus Birds

Scarlet-plus Birds

“Come now, and let us reason together, saith the LORD: though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool.” (Isaiah 1:18 KJV) “They shall spread over them a scarlet cloth, …” (Numbers 4:8a NKJV) Avian and Attributes – Scarlet II Scarlet This … Continue reading

Scarlet Birds

Scarlet Birds

She is not afraid of snow for her household, For all her household is clothed with scarlet. (Proverbs 31:21 NKJV) Avian and Attributes – Scarlet SC’ARLET, n. 1. A beautiful bright red color, brighter than crimson. 2. Cloth of a scarlet color. All her household are clothed with scarlet. Prov 31. SC’ARLET, a. of the … Continue reading

A Swallow and One Who Isn’t – Chapter 15

A Swallow and One Who Isn’t – Chapter 15

A Swallow and One Who Isn’t The Tree Swallow and the Chimney Swift. The Burgess Bird Book For Children * Listen to the story read. CHAPTER 15. A Swallow and One Who Isn’t. Johnny and Polly Chuck had made their home between the roots of an old apple-tree in the far corner of the Old … Continue reading

Clark’s Nutcracker’s Fantastic Memory

Clark’s Nutcracker’s Fantastic Memory

Some trust in chariots, and some in horses; But we will remember the name of the LORD our God. (Psalms 20:7 NKJV) How many of you have a good memory? A great memory? How about the memory of the Clark’s Nutcracker? “The Clark’s nutcracker, a bird that can hide as many as 30,000 seeds over dozens … Continue reading