A few of Singapore's birds (full gallery)
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About the upcoming name changes in local birds
Short summary: There are some name changes in eBird that will be different from the Singapore Bird Checklist for a short period of time (Ornate Sunbird, Medium Egret and Western Hooded Pitta). This article briefly explains taxonomy in the bird world, introduces the rationale behind the species splits, and clarifies some misconceptions. The Oriental Dwarf […]
Monthly Roundup: Sep 2023
A good variety of species made this the best season for rare migratory shorebirds in recent years, with Asian Dowitcher, Eurasian Curlew, and Broad-billed Sandpiper all being recorded. September is also the month for Swinhoe's Storm Petrels in the Singapore Strait, with a lucky group encountering three birds on the last day of the month.
Introducing the Visual Guide to Singapore Raptors
Our new, comprehensive Visual Guide to Singapore Raptors will be your best friend as you scan the skies. In this guide, we have plates individually capturing each of Singapore’s 25 (as of writing) non-vagrant raptors, meaning every raptor species which appears more or less annually has its own page, including all residents. The remaining species are also illustrated on a smaller page. We also highlight the other migratory birds which are often seen from raptor watch sites like Henderson Waves on a separate panel.