“You are such a character!” a friend remarked to me a few evenings ago. I laughed but didn’t ask for clarification because I truly didn’t really want to know if her comment was a compliment or not!
Speaking of characters: “our” belted kingfisher is certainly one! Of all our feathered friends, she’s got the craziest hairdo, the shortest tail, and the biggest beak-to-bird ratio. She’s the speediest, most adept diver—she flashes into the water faster than I can blink. B.K. may well be one of the most enterprising: I read that kingfishers actually burrow 6 to 8 feet into embankments to make their nest!
B.K. doesn’t sing, she rattles! (Hear a belted kingfisher’s rattle at
|B,K. strikes a regal pose on a sparkling throne|
“…Those who receive the abundance of grace and the free gift of righteousness reign in life through the one man Jesus Christ.” –ROMANS 5:17 (ESV)