How to identify a bird species from its nest? (Birders how-to series #1)

*Pssst, there is a Google drive for all the video clips of wildlife in my blogposts. You can access it here: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1RCB9wnWZ56LPMoUj-PglJNXnypMpDIaL ;D It's the breeding season. A warm spring morning with brisk winds. You pace along the nature park trails, clenching at your binoculars and DSLRs, waiting for the sight of a rare bird. … Continue reading How to identify a bird species from its nest? (Birders how-to series #1)

‘Tis the season to be jolly! Migratory season special (09/12/2018)

Mid zone of Sungei Buloh mangroves Seaward zone of Sungei Buloh, now studded with the white plumage of herons MERRY CHRISTMAS!! The migratory season is finally here! It gives naturalists in warmer climates all the more reasons to celebrate a colourful Christmas *<:>> Migratory season spans from September to March next year, but from personal … Continue reading ‘Tis the season to be jolly! Migratory season special (09/12/2018)

Butterfly watch series 1: Butterfly Garden at HortPark (23/09/18)

Welcome back! This will be the first to a series, as I take you through a tour inside the technicolored kingdom of these fairies In the next five months, I will be participating in an advanced butterfly watch workshop organized by NParks, and conducting monthly butterfly watches at a designated site. Get excited and come … Continue reading Butterfly watch series 1: Butterfly Garden at HortPark (23/09/18)

1/9/2018 Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve (SBWR): a tapestry of natural wonders

Ever since I encountered the booth set up by SBWR volunteers at Festival of Biodiversity, I have been dreaming of stepping into this wonderland of flora and fauna. Finally, I dragged my mom and friend Sarah to Kranji 这个鸟不生蛋的地方 (a place so remote in which birds do not even bother to lay eggs)  You simply cannot … Continue reading 1/9/2018 Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve (SBWR): a tapestry of natural wonders

22/7/18 Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park: surprises await on a hunt for herons

New blog post finally phew... Went on a late morning (around 9 am) stroll with four of my nature/photography fanatic friends in Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park in search for herons. These elegantly poised freshwater/ coastal birds probably shunned away from the blazing sun into the shades of floating vegetation. The hunt was futile, but still, … Continue reading 22/7/18 Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park: surprises await on a hunt for herons