Finding past rarity records by date
Trying to figure out your next birding destination but don’t know what to go looking for or what to expect? We’ve got you covered! The latest addition to the growing functionality on the Singapore Bird Database is date-based search (in addition to the existing species-based search on our page).
Announcing our new migrant bar charts!
Have you ever asked when you should expect to start seeing warblers and flycatchers make their way to Singapore, or when to start watching the skies for the fall raptor migration? Our new MIGRANT BAR CHARTS seek to answer these questions and more!
“How to start birding in Singapore?”. An article by Eldon Ng.
Eldon Ng is pursuing a Diploma in Mass Communications at Ngee Ann Polytechnic. As part of his work, Eldon has prepared a Beginner’s guide on “How to start birding in Singapore?”, which he has kindly shared with the Singapore Birds Project. Thanks Eldon!
More ways to interact with Singapore’s rare bird data
Our Records Committee page is growing rapidly, with over 1400 records and counting. The team is also hard at work to build on the content featured on the site. In this post, we discuss the latest addition to our functionality list: a bar-chart view for rare bird species to illustrate the best time of year to look for each species.
Why you should start using eBird!
Imagine a world where you could predict the arrival of your favourite migratory bird, get immediate identification help for an unfamiliar bird, and contribute to science and conservation just by being out in the field. I have some fantastic news for you…that’s the world we live in now! BirdCast is a forecast map that utilises […]
What bird is this, and why?
TLDR; When posting a photo on social media to ask for ID help Crop and brighten/darken the photos sufficiently so that the bird can be properly seen Edit the colours accurately to reflect what you saw in the field Post multiple angles so that different features of the bird can be seen Provide information about […]
A quick way to organize bird pictures
One of the pitfalls in nature photography in the digital age is that we take way too many pictures to manage and somehow, when asked to retrieve something we took 3-4 years back, we’re stumped as to where we put the picture files. Thankfully if we are using Adobe Lightroom, there are many ways to […]