Nature Photography compilation [July-November 2019]

This post marks my novice months into nature photography, some pictures with a little help from snapseed. Seriously need to fix the lightings in some (wait until I learn to use Photoshop!), as half were taken near dusk (about 630 pm). Enjoy! Any critiques are more than welcomed! A pink-necked green pigeon couple. Singapore Botanical … Continue reading Nature Photography compilation [July-November 2019]

It’s May baby! Long weekend getaway @ Jurong Lake Gardens and East Coast Park

It's finally May, which means Bioblitz is rolling at full speed island-wide, and Festival of Biodiversity is around the corner! Participate in a variety of bird, butterfly / bee surveys and habitat enhancements at a park near you, and make your weekend mornings meaningful and green-filled! Click on the links above to learn more if … Continue reading It’s May baby! Long weekend getaway @ Jurong Lake Gardens and East Coast Park

16/03/19 Life Updates: biodiversity and beyond

So long, my friends! 🙂 It has been one month since I posted an article, and almost two months since I wrote a blogpost that is biodiversity-related. The graduating year of high school has been hectic for me, and striking the fine balance amongst all my commitments -- schoolwork, scientific research, biodiversity, friendships, college application, … Continue reading 16/03/19 Life Updates: biodiversity and beyond

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)

Welcome aboard to this voyage on Biodiversity with me!

Hello there! Good morning/afternoon/evening, wherever you are around the world! I'm Islina, an aspiring naturalist currently based in Singapore, this tiny red dot in Southeast Asia that recently witnessed a turning point in world history (hopefully). The best decision I have made in my two years here? Becoming a National Parks Community In Nature (CIN) … Continue reading Welcome aboard to this voyage on Biodiversity with me!