Monthly Roundup: Aug 2022

This August featured the return of migrant action, with the first shorebirds and early passerine migrants streaming in.

Highlights

  • First record of Asian Dowitcher at a publicly accessible site in 6 years
  • Other scarce migratory shorebirds, including Greater Sand Plover at Yishun Dam and Black-tailed Godwit at Sungei Buloh
  • Up to 6 Brown-streaked Flycatchers across the island, clearly overlooked in past years
  • Jambu Fruit Dove at Dairy Farm Nature Park

All records for Aug 2022 (Show all records)

Violet Cuckoo Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus Show 3 records

Dairy Farm Nature Park

Highest count: 1 individual

Earlier record on 02 Feb 2022

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Rifle Range Link

Highest count: 1 individual

Earlier record on 12 May 2022

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Thomson Nature Park

Highest count: 1 individual

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Jambu Fruit Dove Ptilinopus jambu Show 1 record

Dairy Farm Nature Park

Highest count: 1 individual

Earlier record on 18 Jul 2022

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Jambu Fruit Dove at Dairy Farm Nature Park on 05 Aug 2022. Photo credit: Yip Jen Wei

White-browed Crake Poliolimnas cinereus Show 1 record

Lim Chu Kang

Highest count: 1 individual

Earlier record on 24 Jul 2022

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Barred Buttonquail Turnix suscitator Show 1 record

Jurong Lake Gardens (inc. Chinese Garden and Japanese Garden)

Highest count: 2 individuals

Earlier record on 14 Mar 2022

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Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus Show 2 records

Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve

Highest count: 2 individuals

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Yishun Dam

Highest count: 2 individuals

First recorded 05 Aug 2022

RC decision: Accepted

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Black-winged Stilt at Yishun Dam on 05 Aug 2022. Photo credit: Vincent Yip

Greater Sand Plover Charadrius leschenaultii Show 1 record

Yishun Dam

Highest count: 1 individual

First recorded 14 Aug 2022

RC decision: Accepted

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Greater Sand Plover at Yishun Dam on 14 Aug 2022. Photo credit: Lee Chien Nien

Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Show 1 record

Sungei Buloh

Highest count: 1 individual

First recorded 29 Aug 2022

RC decision: Accepted

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Black-tailed Godwit at Sungei Buloh on 29 Aug 2022. Photo credit: Jared HJ Tan

Asian Dowitcher Limnodromus semipalmatus Show 1 record

Marina East Drive

Highest count: 1 individual

First recorded 28 Aug 2022

RC decision: Accepted

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Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus Show 1 record

Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve

Highest count: 1 individual

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Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis Show 1 record

Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve

Highest count: X

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Black-naped Tern Sterna sumatrana Show 1 record

Satay by the Bay

Highest count: 2 individuals

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Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus Show 1 record

Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve

Highest count: 2 individuals

Earlier record on 05 Feb 2022

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Crested Serpent Eagle Spilornis cheela Show 1 record

Singapore Botanic Gardens

Highest count: 1 individual

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Rufous-bellied Eagle Lophotriorchis kienerii Show 1 record

CCNR–Jelutong Tower

Highest count: 1 individual

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Blue-eared Kingfisher Alcedo meninting Show 7 records

Dairy Farm Nature Park

Highest count: 1 individual

Earlier record on 03 Feb 2022

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Kranji Marsh

Highest count: 1 individual

Earlier record on 13 Feb 2022

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Central Catchment Nature Reserve

Highest count: 2 individuals

Earlier record on 25 Feb 2022

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Singapore Botanic Gardens

Highest count: 1 individual

Earlier record on 01 May 2022

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Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve

Highest count: 1 individual

Earlier record on 07 May 2022

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Windsor Nature Park

Highest count: 1 individual

Earlier record on 05 Jun 2022

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Punggol Park

Highest count: 1 individual

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Blue-rumped Parrot Psittinus cyanurus Show 2 records

Central Catchment Nature Reserve

Highest count: 6 individuals

Earlier record on 25 Feb 2022

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SBG–Healing Garden

Highest count: 1 individual

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Mangrove Whistler Pachycephala cinerea Show 1 record

Changi Bay Point

Highest count: 1 individual

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Blyth’s Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone affinis Show 2 records

SBG–Healing Garden

Highest count: 1 individual

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Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve

Highest count: 1 individual

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Brown-streaked Flycatcher Muscicapa williamsoni Show 6 records

Dairy Farm Nature Park

Highest count: 1 individual

Earlier record on 23 Jul 2022

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Jurong Lake Gardens (inc. Chinese Garden and Japanese Garden)

Highest count: 1 individual

Earlier record on 24 Jul 2022

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Thomson Nature Park

Highest count: 1 individual

Earlier record on 27 Jul 2022

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Pasir Ris Park

Highest count: 1 individual

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Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve

Highest count: 1 individual

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Choa Chu Kang Park

Highest count: 1 individual

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Brown-streaked Flycatcher at Choa Chu Kang Park on 12 Aug 2022. Photo credit: Francis Yap

White-rumped Munia Lonchura striata Show 1 record

Telok Blangah Hill Park

Highest count: 2 individuals

Earlier record on 17 Mar 2022

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