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The crimson chat (Epthianura tricolor) is a species of small bird found in Australia. It is also known as the tricoloured chat, saltbush canary, and crimson-breasted nun. Crimson chats are usually 4-5 inches (10–13 cm) in length and 10-11 grams in weight. They have long, thin legs; a pointy, downward curving bill; and a brush-like tipped tongue.


This is a page I made for my Book of Shadows as part of the Herb Grimoire that I'm now offering for free download. Size is 8.5"x 11"


My little children, let us not love in word or in tongue, but in deed and in truth. 1 John 3:18 In yesterday’s post, I mentioned how science explains neural pathways. One of the studies that began this work was with some macaque monkeys in a laboratory in Italy. The scientists involved were trying to correlate motor function with regional brain activity. By accident, these scientists discovered that the certain parts of the monkey’s brain responsible for...


COLLARED LORY (Vini solitarius) - AKA the Fijian lory in honor of the island archipelago where it is endemic. Lories consume nectar and act as pollinators. Lories have a brush on the tip of their tongue that helps them collect nectar. This gorgeous bird's plumage was used as currency in several island archipelagos in the south seas.


In human anatomy, orifice through which food and air enter the body. The mouth opens to the outside at the lips and empties into the throat at the rear; its boundaries are defined...