…it is easy to understand how a bird in the air is described in Proverbs 30:18, 19 as a sight “too wonderful for me.”
Nature – Why Birds’ Feet Don’t Freeze
Nature – Creatures of the Air
Add to this package highly efficient digestive and respiratory systems, a large and powerful heart, and feathers that streamline, insulate, and provide the necessary lift for wings and tail, and it is easy to understand how Solomon could describe a bird in the air as a sight “too wonderful for me” (Proverbs 30:18, 19).
Nature Nugget – Feathered Jewels
Nature Nugget – Pelagic Tubenoses
Nature Nugget – Shorebirds Talents
Nature Nugget – Are Bluebirds Truly Blue?
The blue coloration of most blue-colored birds such as bluebirds and white birds such as egrets is not from pigments but from structural coloration called schemochromes. This is a result of small changes in feather structure that alters their light reflective properties and results in a preferential scattering of light.