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For the birds

People who know me well know that I'm an avid birder. Not quite a "The Big Year" type (yet), but I love identifying birds (especially by song). It was great to learn from my friend David B that there are more birders than hunters out there (not to insult hunters) ... which makes me wonder if Isaiah today might speak of recycling our weapons as binoculars?

http://www.care2.com/causes/good-news-birdwatching-is-more-popular-than-hunting.html

If you don't get why some of us love birding, invest 2 minutes in this:

Does it ever take your breath away to think we get to be alive on the same planet with such amazing creatures? (And these are ... starlings!)