Sunday, 2 July 2017

Rifle Range, Hindhede, Seletar East 27May17

From KH

Today, we have a guest, JS's gf. The five of us had fun with a pair of released Helmeted guineafowls at the carpark before heading to Jelutong Tower.


©Con Foley

List at Rifle Range from JS:
  1. Pink-necked Pigeon 10
  2. Thick-billed Pigeon 5 - Pairs seen flying in the distant.
  3. Banded Bay Cuckoo 1
  4. Plaintive Cuckoo 1 - heard only
  5. Square-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo 1 - heard only
  6. dark swiftlet sp. 20
  7. Blue-throated Bee-eater 2
  8. Dollarbird 1
  9. Common Flameback 1 - heard only
  10. Blue-rumped Parrot 7 - A flock of 7 seen flying in the distant. Identified by call, robust head and short tail.
  11. Long-tailed Parakeet 1
  12. Blue-crowned Hanging-Parrot 2
  13. Black-naped Oriole 2
  14. Greater Racket-tailed Drongo 2
  15. Pacific Swallow 1
  16. Olive-winged Bulbul 6
  17. Cream-vented Bulbul 2
  18. Common Tailorbird 1
  19. Dark-necked Tailorbird 1 - heard only
  20. Pin-striped Tit-Babbler 1
  21. Short-tailed Babbler 1 - heard only
  22. Oriental Magpie-Robin 2
  23. Asian Glossy Starling 20
  24. Common Hill Myna 11 - Predominant species calling in the forest with pairs and small groups seen.
  25. Javan Myna 2
  26. Greater Green Leafbird 1
  27. Orange-bellied Flowerpecker 1
  28. Plain-throated Sunbird 2
  29. Olive-backed Sunbird 2
  30. Crimson Sunbird 3

Con left after lunch and the four of us went to Hindhede. A Sunda Scops-Owl was still around.


©Tan KH


Next, we went to Pulau Punggol for the Horsfield's bronze cuckoo, but it started raining, so I left. The three of them proceeded to Seletar East and together with Low CH, who was there, managed to see one far away.

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