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February 28, 2020

Satay By The Bay

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Gardens By The Bay – Singapore

I got up early this morning, before 7am and jumped on the subway to the Bayfront station. Gardens By The Bay is just what it sounds like. A fabulous bunch of gardens with pools and creeks. There are so many birds there, it is incredible. And some delightful otters.

 Common Flameback - female
Common Flameback (Dinopium javanense) – female

Common Flameback  - male
Common Flameback (Dinopium javanense) – male

Chinese Pond Heron
Chinese Pond Heron (Ardeola bacchus)

Malay Name: Pucung-Padi

Red Junglefowl  - male
Red Junglefowl (Gallus gallus gallus) – male

“The red junglefowl (Gallus gallus) is a tropical bird in the family Phasianidae. They are the primary progenitor of the domestic chicken (Gallus gallus domesticus), but the grey junglefowl, Sri Lankan junglefowl and green junglefowl have also contributed genetic materials to the gene pool of domestic chicken.” (wiki)

Red Junglefowl  - female
Red Junglefowl (Gallus gallus) – female

Red Junglefowl  - chick
Red Junglefowl (Gallus gallus) – chick

Yellow Bittern
Yellow Bittern (Ixobrychus sinensis)

Lesser Whistling Duck with chick
Lesser Whistling Duck (Dendrocygna javanica)

The Lesser Whistling Duck (Dendrocygna javanica) is an uncommon, resident breeder in Singapore. National status: Endangered. Global status: least concern.

White-throated Fantail
White-throated Fantail (Rhipidura albicollis)

Zitting Cisticola
Zitting Cisticola (Cisticola juncidis)

Black-naped Oriole
Black-naped Oriole (Oriolus chinensis)

Smooth-coated Otter
Smooth-coated Otter ( Lutrogale perspicillata )

Singapore bird list

Red Junglefowl (Gallus gallus gallus)
Pink-necked Green Pigeon (Treron vernans)
Javan Myna (Acidotheres
Black-naped Oriole (Oriolus chinensis)
Yellow-vented Bulbul
Oriental Magpie-robin (Copsychus saularis)
White-breasted Waterhen
White-throated Fantail (Rhipidura albicollis)
Lesser Whistling Duck (Dendrocygna javanica)
Olive-backed Sunbird
Brown-throated Sunbird
Black-crowned Night Heron
Yellow Bittern (Ixobrychus sinensis)
Chinese Pond Heron (Ardeola bacchus)
Zebra Dove
Zitting Cisticola (Cisticola juncidis)
Asian Koel
Common Flameback (Dinopium javanense)
Rose-ringed Parakeet (Psitticula krameri)
Grey Heron


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