Birds of Singapore Blog
By the Bird Society of Singapore
Broadbills in Singapore
How many broadbills are there in Singapore? There are two ways to answer the question: there are multiple Black-and-red Broadbill individuals flying around, and there are two species currently on the Singapore Bird Checklist - Black-and-red and Green Broadbill. There actually also used to be three other species of Broadbills in Singapore historically.
Lesser Adjutants apparently nest building at Sungei Buloh
A recent visit to Sungei Buloh by Richard White & Goh Yew Lin yielded an interesting observation: the Lesser Adjutants were seen carrying sticks around - a behaviour typically associated with breeding. They were locally extirpated about 80 years ago, could they be making a come back?
Once in a Lifetime Experience
Singapore's fourth Great Slaty Woodpecker - one of, if not the world's biggest woodpecker - was found by Kwong Marcus Alaric on 12 March 2023. He very quickly shared his sighting, allowing many in the community to enjoy the bird. Read on to find out about his experience discovering this marvellous beast!