Friday, 30 March 2018

Punggol Park 16-18Feb18

From KH

The highlight on the 18 Feb was this House Shrew.


It's not so common to see OHB here.


Yellow Bitterns are common though.


So are Striated Herons.


A juvenile Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker, begging for food?


  1. 6 Yellow Bittern
  2. 3 Striated Heron
  3. 1 Oriental Honey-buzzard
  4. 1 Brahminy Kite
  5. 1 Common Sandpiper
  6. 5 Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
  7. 8 Spotted Dove
  8. 2 Zebra Dove
  9. 2 Pink-necked Pigeon
  10. 5 Asian Koel
  11. 1 Little Bronze-Cuckoo - Male, singing away
  12. 10 dark swiftlet sp.
  13. 1 Common Kingfisher
  14. 1 White-throated Kingfisher
  15. 2 Collared Kingfisher
  16. 3 Blue-tailed Bee-eater
  17. 3 Sunda Woodpecker
  18. 2 Rose-ringed Parakeet
  19. 2 Golden-bellied Gerygone
  20. 4 Common Iora
  21. 1 Pied Triller - Male
  22. 4 Black-naped Oriole
  23. 6 House Crow
  24. 3 Pacific Swallow
  25. 1 Yellow-vented Bulbul
  26. 2 Arctic Warbler
  27. 1 Common Tailorbird
  28. 4 Oriental White-eye
  29. 2 Asian Glossy Starling
  30. 20 Javan Myna
  31. 5 Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker
  32. 4 Plain-throated Sunbird
  33. 5 Olive-backed Sunbird

Republic Crescent 12-15Feb18

From KH

Long-tailed Shrike


Earthworm


  1. 1 Brahminy Kite - Adult
  2. 6 Spotted Dove
  3. 2 Zebra Dove - A pair
  4. 6 Pink-necked Pigeon
  5. 2 Asian Koel
  6. 1 cuckoo sp. (Cuculidae sp.) - Largish, no good view
  7. 20 dark swiftlet sp.
  8. 1 White-throated Kingfisher
  9. 4 Collared Kingfisher
  10. 2 Blue-tailed Bee-eater
  11. 1 Dollarbird - Heard
  12. 1 Common Flameback - Heard
  13. 1 Laced Woodpecker
  14. 2 Red-breasted Parakeet
  15. 4 Long-tailed Parakeet
  16. 10 Psittacula sp.
  17. 1 Blue-crowned Hanging-Parrot
  18. 3 Common Iora
  19. 2 Ashy Minivet - Heard
  20. 1 Long-tailed Shrike
  21. 5 Black-naped Oriole
  22. 4 Pacific Swallow
  23. 3 Yellow-vented Bulbul
  24. 2 Oriental White-eye - Heard
  25. 2 Asian Brown Flycatcher - Heard
  26. 10 Asian Glossy Starling
  27. 1 Common Hill Myna - Heard
  28. 5 Common Myna
  29. 15 Javan Myna
  30. 3 Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker
  31. 2 Plain-throated Sunbird
  32. 5 Olive-backed Sunbird
  33. 2 Eurasian Tree Sparrow

Sembawang Park 14Feb18

From KH

Long-horned BeetleIndian Cuckoo taken using hp through bins!


  1. 1 Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
  2. 10 Spotted Dove
  3. 2 Zebra Dove - Heard
  4. 10 Pink-necked Pigeon
  5. 1 Asian Koel - Male
  6. 1 Little Bronze-Cuckoo - Heard
  7. 1 Indian Cuckoo
  8. 10 dark swiftlet sp.
  9. 2 Collared Kingfisher
  10. 1 Coppersmith Barbet - Heard
  11. 1 Common Flameback - Heard
  12. 8 Long-tailed Parakeet
  13. 3 Common Iora
  14. 2 Ashy Minivet
  15. 2 Pied Triller
  16. 5 Black-naped Oriole
  17. 1 House Crow - Heard
  18. 1 Pacific Swallow
  19. 3 Yellow-vented Bulbul
  20. 2 Common Tailorbird
  21. 5 Oriental White-eye
  22. 1 Asian Brown Flycatcher
  23. 2 Asian Glossy Starling
  24. 3 Common Myna
  25. 12 Javan Myna
  26. 2 Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker
  27. 2 Plain-throated Sunbird
  28. 4 Olive-backed Sunbird

Sungei Simpang Kiri 12-13Feb18

From KH

Evening walks
  1. 5 Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
  2. 8 Spotted Dove
  3. 1 Zebra Dove
  4. 10 Pink-necked Pigeon
  5. 10 dark swiftlet sp.
  6. 1 White-throated Kingfisher
  7. 1 Collared Kingfisher
  8. 1 Sunda Woodpecker
  9. 3 Psittacula sp.
  10. 1 Common Iora
  11. 1 Ashy Minivet - Heard
  12. 3 Black-naped Oriole
  13. 3 House Crow
  14. 1 Yellow-vented Bulbul
  15. 1 Common Tailorbird
  16. 2 Asian Brown Flycatcher
  17. 10 Asian Glossy Starling
  18. 15 Daurian Starling - A flock
  19. 11 Javan Myna
  20. 1 Plain-throated Sunbird
  21. 2 Olive-backed Sunbird

Henderson Waves, Telok Blangah 11Feb18

From KH

Some of the raptors at Henderson Waves.


Brahminy Kite


Crested Goshawk


Changeable Hawk-Eagle


Oriental Honey-buzzard

Henderson Waves
  1. 1 Red Junglefowl (Domestic type) - Heard
  2. 8 Oriental Honey-buzzard - Mostly flying NW, singles or doubles
  3. 2 Changeable Hawk-Eagle - 1 pale, 1 dark
  4. 1 Crested Goshawk
  5. 2 Brahminy Kite - 1 adult, 1 juvenile
  6. 1 White-bellied Sea-Eagle - Adult with fish
  7. 4 Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
  8. 2 Asian Koel - Heard
  9. 50 dark swiftlet sp.
  10. 2 Collared Kingfisher
  11. 4 Blue-throated Bee-eater
  12. 3 Blue-tailed Bee-eater
  13. 1 Common Flameback - Heard
  14. 2 Rose-ringed Parakeet
  15. 2 Blue-crowned Hanging-Parrot
  16. 3 Black-naped Oriole
  17. 1 Greater Racket-tailed Drongo - Heard
  18. 3 Yellow-vented Bulbul
  19. 2 Olive-winged Bulbul - Heard
  20. 1 Dark-necked Tailorbird - Heard
  21. 2 Pin-striped Tit-Babbler - Heard
  22. 1 Asian Brown Flycatcher - Heard
  23. 10 Asian Glossy Starling
  24. 1 Common Myna
  25. 5 Javan Myna
  26. 4 Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker
  27. 2 Plain-throated Sunbird
  28. 3 Olive-backed Sunbird

Telok Blangah
  1. 1 Red Junglefowl (Domestic type) - Heard
  2. 1 Spotted Dove
  3. 1 Pink-necked Pigeon - Female
  4. 1 dark swiftlet sp.
  5. 1 Dollarbird - Heard
  6. 1 Lineated Barbet - Heard
  7. 2 Rose-ringed Parakeet
  8. 5 Black-naped Oriole
  9. 2 Greater Racket-tailed Drongo - Heard
  10. 2 Large-billed Crow
  11. 4 Yellow-vented Bulbul
  12. 1 Arctic Warbler
  13. 2 Dark-necked Tailorbird
  14. 2 Pin-striped Tit-Babbler
  15. 2 White-crested Laughingthrush - Heard
  16. 30 Asian Glossy Starling
  17. 2 Common Hill Myna
  18. 10 Javan Myna
  19. 2 Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker
  20. 1 Plain-throated Sunbird
  21. 1 Olive-backed Sunbird - Heard
  22. 3 Crimson Sunbird

Wednesday, 28 March 2018

SBG, Hindhede 10Feb18

From KH

Con, Danny and I started off at SBG. The Band-bellied Crake is less skittish now.


The other star birds here were the White-rumped Munias and a Chestnut-winged Cuckoo.


The star fish here are the huge exotic African Walking Catfish (Clarias gariepinus).


SBG
  1. 3 Mute Swan
  2. 2 Red Junglefowl (Domestic type)
  3. 1 Striated Heron
  4. 1 Changeable Hawk-Eagle - Heard
  5. 1 Red-legged Crake
  6. 4 White-breasted Waterhen
  7. 1 Band-bellied Crake
  8. 6 Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
  9. 3 Spotted Dove
  10. 10 Pink-necked Pigeon
  11. 1 Chestnut-winged Cuckoo
  12. 1 Asian Koel - Heard
  13. 1 Banded Bay Cuckoo
  14. 1 Oriental Pied-Hornbill
  15. 1 Common Kingfisher
  16. 1 White-throated Kingfisher
  17. 2 Collared Kingfisher
  18. 1 Lineated Barbet
  19. 1 Banded Woodpecker
  20. 1 Common Flameback
  21. 9 Rainbow Lorikeet (Coconut)
  22. 4 Blue-crowned Hanging-Parrot
  23. 2 Common Iora
  24. 4 Black-naped Oriole
  25. 2 Pacific Swallow
  26. 5 Yellow-vented Bulbul
  27. 1 Dark-necked Tailorbird - Heard
  28. 1 White-crested Laughingthrush
  29. 1 Orange-headed Thrush
  30. 15 Asian Glossy Starling
  31. 1 Common Hill Myna
  32. 15 Javan Myna
  33. 1 Orange-bellied Flowerpecker - Male
  34. 3 Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker
  35. 2 Plain-throated Sunbird
  36. 5 Olive-backed Sunbird
  37. 1 Eurasian Tree Sparrow
  38. 5 White-rumped Munia
In the afternoon, we went to Hindhede Nature Park. Only 1 Brown Boobook was seen today, but lower.


A dark morph Changeable Hawk-eagle was much higher.


Hindhede
  1. 1 Red Junglefowl (Domestic type)
  2. 1 Changeable Hawk-Eagle - Dark morph
  3. 1 Brown Boobook
  4. 30 dark swiftlet sp.
  5. 2 Lineated Barbet
  6. 1 Blue-winged Pitta - Heard
  7. 1 Black-naped Oriole
  8. 1 Greater Racket-tailed Drongo
  9. 1 Yellow-vented Bulbul - Heard
  10. 1 Rufous-tailed Tailorbird - Heard
  11. 3 Pin-striped Tit-Babbler
  12. 10 Asian Glossy Starling
  13. 1 Common Hill Myna
  14. 2 Javan Myna
  15. 1 Orange-bellied Flowerpecker
  16. 2 Olive-backed Sunbird

Sunday, 25 March 2018

Sembawang Park 06-09Feb18

From KH

During my evening walks here, I found a tussock moth caterpillar infestation on a Fig Tree not unlike the Siloso Skywalk one.


This mainly attracted Hodgson's Hawk-cuckoo and Indian Cuckoo, but not the Asian Emerald-cuckoos.


Indian Cuckoo

Zebra Doves also came to party.

  1. 1 white egret sp. - Yellow bill, flying high
  2. 2 Osprey on 7th
  3. 3 Black Baza on 8th
  4. 2 Brahminy Kite
  5. 1 White-bellied Sea-Eagle
  6. 15 Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
  7. 10 Spotted Dove
  8. 8 Zebra Dove
  9. 10 Pink-necked Pigeon
  10. 1 Asian Koel
  11. 1 Little Bronze-Cuckoo
  12. 1 Banded Bay Cuckoo - Heard
  13. 1 Hodgson's Hawk-Cuckoo - Adult on 6th and 8th
  14. 1 Indian Cuckoo on 8th
  15. 20 dark swiftlet sp.
  16. 1 White-throated Kingfisher
  17. 3 Collared Kingfisher
  18. 2 Blue-tailed Bee-eater
  19. 2 Coppersmith Barbet
  20. 1 Sunda Woodpecker - Heard
  21. 1 Common Flameback - Heard
  22. 2 Peregrine Falcon - japonensis flying together on 9th
  23. 5 Red-breasted Parakeet
  24. 7 Long-tailed Parakeet
  25. 1 Golden-bellied Gerygone
  26. 4 Common Iora
  27. 14 Ashy Minivet - A flock
  28. 2 Pied Triller - A pair
  29. 5 Black-naped Oriole
  30. 5 House Crow
  31. 1 Barn Swallow
  32. 1 Pacific Swallow
  33. 1 Red-whiskered Bulbul
  34. 5 Yellow-vented Bulbul
  35. 2 Common Tailorbird
  36. 3 Oriental White-eye
  37. 2 Asian Brown Flycatcher
  38. 1 Oriental Magpie-Robin
  39. 3 Asian Glossy Starling
  40. 4 Common Myna - 2 pairs
  41. 15 Javan Myna
  42. 4 Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker
  43. 2 Plain-throated Sunbird
  44. 5 Olive-backed Sunbird