Category: birds

What is your avian I.Q.? Take this test and find out.

  The following quiz is based on the book “100 Birds and How They Got Their Names” by Diana Wells.  A score above seven will certify that you are a genuine egghead. The answers are nested below.   1. According to Herodotus, if you killed this bird in ancient Egypt, it was punishable by death.... Read more »

Senate is poised to confirm EPA scourge

  “In 2014, for instance, Pruitt sued to block the EPA’s Regional Haze Rule. The rule is built on a 15-year-old program meant to ensure that air around national parks is especially clear. Pruitt lost his case.”  [theatlantic.com]   For the EPA Trump’s nominee is Scott Pruitt Who as Sooner A.G. did oppose it and... Read more »

An Ode to a Feathered Friend

  [“Are not 5 sparrows sold for two pennies? And not one of them is overlooked by God.”  Luke 12:7]   On the streets of the city both wide and the narrow The bird I most frequently see is the sparrow. No matter what time it is Whatever the climate is, The sight and the... Read more »
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