Posts Tagged ‘Singapore’

An Afternoon in a Global Big Year

It was good fun taking Noah Strycker around Singapore on Sunday afternoon, December 27th.

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Written on December 28th, 2015. 0 Comments

A Photo Guide to the ID of Large Hawk Cuckoos

Here in Singapore we have had a bumper year in 2015 for migratory Large Hawk Cuckoos, with several sightings in several different plumages.  Here are three sets of front and back views so we can get a good look at the differences.

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Written on March 28th, 2015. 3 Comments

Owls Climb Trees

Today at Pasir Ris Park in Singapore a drama unfolded with a family of Spotted Wood Owls and a pair of Crested Goshawks.

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Written on March 7th, 2015. 13 Comments

Balancing the Swarovski ATX-95

I recently purchased the Swarovski ATX-95 30-70X spotting scope for some no excuses bird watching !

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Written on November 12th, 2014. 4 Comments

Pelagic Outings May 2014

This month we had two pelagic outings, the first on May 3rd, and the second on May 17th.

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Written on May 18th, 2014. 1 Comment

Big Year 2014

Several of us are doing a Big Year in Singapore.  This is my year end tally.

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Written on February 1st, 2014. 0 Comments

A Photo Guide to the ID of Malaysian & Hodgson’s Hawk-Cuckoos

Now being early October as I write this post, we see the movement to Singapore of a number of cuckoo species to add to the viewing enjoyment provided by our resident species.  Some of the species that can occur can be quite tricky to identify, this post will talk about the Malaysian and Hodgson’s Hawk-Cuckoos.

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Written on October 6th, 2013. 13 Comments

Pelagic Outing September 2013

Sunday Sept 15 started out like any other Sunday, except for 8 of us who went out for a pelagic in the straits.

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Written on September 18th, 2013. 2 Comments

Pelagic Outing July 2013

On July 28th we set out on another pelagic expedition, this one kindly sponsored by NParks as part of the comprehensive marine biodiversity survey.

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Written on August 11th, 2013. 0 Comments

Pelagic Outing May 2013

Nine of us met on Saturday, 4 May 2013 for yet another pelagic outing in the Singapore Straits, entering our third year with around 20 trips.  It seemed like a long time ago as our last outing was October 2012.

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Written on May 6th, 2013. 2 Comments

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