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November 14, 2019

Singapore Birding 191114

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Gardens By The Bay

This morning I got up and 6.30am and hopped on the subway to Gardens By The Bay in Singapore. There is lots of bushes and gardens so it is a great spot for birds. I saved the best for last. I saw this Malaysian Pied-Fantail at the end of my trek.

Malaysian Pied-Fantail


Malaysian Pied-Fantail (Rhipidura javanica)

It is called murai gila (crazy thrush) in Malay.

Black-naped Oriole


Black-naped Oriole (Oriolus chinensis)

Pink-necked Green-Pigeon


Pink-necked Green-Pigeon (Treron vernans)

Javan Myna


Javan Myna (Acridotheres javanicus)

Also known as the White-vented Myna, for obvious reasons.

Striated Heron   - juvenile


Yellow Bittern ( Ixobrychus sinensis)

Common Tailorbird


ashy tailorbird (Orthotomus ruficeps)

Olive-backed Sunbird


Olive-backed Sunbird (Cinnyris jugularis)

Brown-throated Sunbird    - maybe


Brown-throated Sunbird (Anthreptes malacensis) – maybe

I have no idea if this is right. I could not see the front of it.

Spotted Dove


Spotted Dove (Spilopelia chinensis)

Zebra Dove


Zebra Dove (Geopelia striata)

The Zebra Dove is very common in South-east Asia.

Pied Triller


Pied Triller (Lalage nigra)

Singapore bird list
Malaysian Pied-Fantail (Rhipidura javanica)
Asian Koel (Eudynamys scolopaceus)
Common Myna (Acridotheres tristis)
Javan Myna (Acridotheres javanicus)
Olive-backed Sunbird (Cinnyris jugularis)
Brown-throated Sunbird (Anthreptes malacensis) ???
White-breasted Waterhen (Amaurornis phoenicurus)
Oriental Magpie-Robin (Copsychus saularis)
Black-naped Oriole (Oriolus chinensis)
Spotted Dove (Spilopelia chinensis)
Zebra Dove (Geopelia striata)
Pink-necked Green-Pigeon (Treron vernans)
Rock Pigeon
Pied Triller (Lalage nigra)
Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea)
Striated Heron (Butorides striata)

Yellow Bittern
ashy tailorbird (Orthotomus ruficeps)
Yellow-vented Bulbul (Pycnonotus goiavier)

Resource:
https://ebird.org/region/SG/hotspots?yr=cur&m=

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