Yellow Bitterns in Singapore

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One bird that is easily encountered in Singapore without venturing too far off the beaten track is the Yellow Bittern. The Yellow Bittern is often overlooked by visitors to many of the parks and gardens in Singapore. Singapore Botanic Garden is also a good location for Yellow Bittern.

Munia in Singapore

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During our three weeks of birding in a variety of habitats around Singapore we encountered three species of Munia. The Munia in Singapore are also seed eaters like our finches and mannikins in Australia. Unlike many other birds in Singapore these birds were almost familiar!

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Birding Singapore Sports Hub

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One of the best features about Singapore is the fact that wherever you go there are birds. Admittedly we did not go into the downtown area once during our three week stay, but wherever there are trees there are birds and Singapore is a green city. Singapore Otters.

Central Catchment Nature Reserve Singapore

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The Central Catchment Nature Reserve in Singapore is a huge area that covers over 2,000 hectares of forest. As with many of the nature reserves in Singapore they do tend to be busier on Sundays and also close to the car-parks, but beyond that you can walk alone in the forest.

Pasir Ris Park-Singapore

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Our first destination for observing birds in Singapore during our three week visit in March was Pasir Ris Park. It would be a great location to visit if you only had a few hours in Singapore and wanted to go beyond the airport to go bird watching. Birding Pasir Ris Park Singapore

Birding Pulau Ubin-Singapore

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Pulau Ubin is a small island off the north-east coast of Singapore that is easily reached by a small boat from the Changi Point Ferry Terminal. It is illegal to feed wild animals, take animals, birds and insects and it is also illegal to release animals in Singapore.

White-breasted Waterhens in Singapore

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White-breasted Waterhens- Amaurornis phoenicurus phoenicurus are a bird species that you can easily find in Singapore in many locations. Apparently in years gone by the White-breasted Waterhen was eaten in Singapore. Birding Singapore White-breasted Waterhen

Blue-winged Pitta in Singapore

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During our three weeks of birding in Singapore we spent many hours on forest trails. The most reliable place we found for observing Blue-winged Pittas in Singapore was at Windsor Nature Park. It must be one of the most photographed Blue-winged Pittas in Singapore!

White-crested Laughingthrush in Singapore

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During our three weeks of birding in Singapore in March we were surprised that we did not encounter White-crested Laughingthrush – Garrulax leucolophus more often. The post White-crested Laughingthrush in Singapore appeared first on 10,000 Birds.

Sunda Pygmy Woodpeckers in Singapore

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During our three weeks of bird-watching in Singapore we didn’t only encounter large birds like the Asian Openbill and the Oriental Pied Hornbill. We were very fortunate on our visit to Singapore that we were able to observe the Sunda Pygmy Woodpecker almost daily.

Singapore’s Red Junglefowl

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During our three weeks in Singapore we encountered many a family of Red Junglefowl- Gallus gallus in various locations. Red Junglefowl are under threat in Singapore due to habitat loss and inter-breeding, but we observed them most days on our hiking trips around the island and also on Pulau Ubin. We encountered 172 bird species in Singapore during the three weeks we spent birding there. The post Singapore’s Red Junglefowl appeared first on 10,000 Birds.

Birding the Changi Business Park-Singapore

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When we decided to go to see what bird species there were in the undeveloped areas at Changi Business Park we encountered several species of bird that we did not observe anywhere else in Singapore. This was another bird species that we did not encounter at any other location in Singapore.

Nesting Oriental Pied Hornbills in Singapore

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On our recent visit to Singapore we had hoped that we would be able to observe Oriental Pied Hornbills and we were very lucky during our visit. They had been in decline in Singapore and until a few years ago there had been artificial nest boxes installed at various locations.

Finding an Asian Openbill in Singapore-second ever record!

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We have just returned from an incredible three weeks in Singapore, where unlike many others who visit the country we spent the whole time in nature parks, forests and gardens observing birds. trip to our hotel near the Singapore Stadium and they kindly offered a complimentary early check in.

Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park and Lower Peirce Reservoir-Singapore

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During our three week visit to Singapore in March we spent a good part of each day walking and birding. No doubt they are often overlooked or mistaken for a small bird if you observe them in the distance flying through the dense canopy in Singapore.

Layover in Singapore

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Let’s take Singapore’s Changi International Airport as an example; it is a huge hub airport with large numbers of people passing through in transit to Australia, Indonesia and south-east Asia. A taxi from the airport to Singapore Botanic Gardens could cost S$20 – 30 depending on traffic, so bring at least S$60 ( Exchange rate calculator ). Taxi v SMRT – The SMRT is the excellent, clean, safe, reliable, cheap transport system of Singapore.

Sungei Buloh – Singapore’s Finest Wetlands

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SINGAPORE, DECEMBER 2012 – Ask any birder where you should go birding in Singapore and the short list will always include Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve , this city-state’s finest wetlands. But do plan to visit, because Sungei Buloh is unlike any other place in Singapore.

5 Tips for Mindful Budget Travelling: Singapore.

Elephant Journal

Singapore is one of the largest hubs in South East Asia. It is an ideal stop-over to travel onwards with budget airlines to countries like Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam and Australia, but spending some time Singapore itself is also worth considering.

Project Jewel: Moshe Safdie designs a massive indoor bio-dome for Singapore

Green Prophet

Hit the jump to learn more about this interesting airport development in Singapore. Design bio dome Changi Airport Green Wall habitat ''67 mixed use development moshe safdie Project Jewel Singapore

Singapore’s Solar-Powered Supertrees: I Want One


Singapore doesn’t apparently have time to wait for real giant trees to grow, so instead they’ve decided to get all high-tech fancy with what’s being called “Supertrees.” ” The colossal structures, ranging Read More. Entertainment Featured News Pop Culture

Park Royal in Singapore wants to lead the way in green high-rise development

Green Blog

In the heart of Singapore, a green luxury skyscraper is being built that once completed later this year will accommodate regular office workers, tourists and business travelers among the tower’s vertical gardens, waterfalls and leafy terraces.

Hilton teams with World Wildlife Fund

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Singapore Opens Green, but Not Eco-friendly Terminal

Eco Friendly Daily

Singapore is known as the garden city of Asia, so its no surprise that when visitors arrive in Changi Airport they’re greeted by towering ferns, bamboo gardens and rows of orchids.

10 Principles for Liveable High Density Cities: Lessons from Singapore

The Green Changemakers

In the foreword to the publication, Mr Khaw Boon Wan, Singapore’s Minister for National Development, points to the lasting benefits of building cities for people. Singapore is seen as a high density, high liveability development model.

Singapore Raises its Sea Defences Against Climate Change


Singapore has become a powerhouse in the past 30 years, and undergone a carefully planned transformation.It Singapore is the world is often quoted as one of the most liveable of Asian cities.

Singapore's Strategy to Secure Food


In January of this year, the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization reported an all-time high in its Food Price Index. In early February, the index rose even higher, causing food related riots and global uneasiness that more dramatic surges were coming. It was an ironic backdrop when Lunar New Year celebrations in many Asian countries focused on family gatherings, platefuls of food, and themes like abundance and prosperity. Could the Year of the Rabbit bring an increase in hunger and insecurity?

Unethical Photographers Bait Critically Endangered Eagles

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Charlie is an amateur nature photographer from Singapore who has been birdwatching for close to 15 years now. Recently, a group of nature photographers were spotted using live fish to bait a family of Grey-headed Fish Eagles in Singapore, where the species is listed as Critically Endangered, with only about 12-18 breeding individuals left in the wild. Conservation bird photography ethics Singapore10,000 Birds readers love terrific bird photography but hate bird abuse.

WWF Calls for Zero Burn Laws As Smog Engulfs Malaysia and Singapore


As Singapore and Malaysia struggle with major smog pollution and public health crises from illegal fires in Indonesia, WWF has renewed calls for zero-burn policies to be enacted and enforced.

Singapore Tries to Breathe Under Haze from illegal Forest Clearing in Indonesia


Singapore remains blanketed in thick, smoky haze as pollution from Indonesia settles over the city state that prides itself on its quality of life. Singapore''s prime minister has warned that the haze engulfing the city-state could last for weeks, as air pollution soared to record levels.It

Nearsightedness and Nature-Deficit Disorder

Nature Conservancy - Science

Why are 80% of kids in Singapore nearsighted? Singapore has one of the highest rates of nearsightedness or myopia in the world, and parts of China and Taiwan are not far behind. But here’s the Singapore twist. hours for the Singapore kids (Rose et al.

Pink-necked Green Pigeon

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Singapore is sweltering its way through the monsoon. Birding Birds Pink-necked Green Pigeon SingaporeHeat and rain! Western Palearctic constitutions were not designed for these conditions, but here be Pink-necked Green Pigeons! The forest of theCentral Catchement Area is always a good place to find them, but they are common wherever there are fruiting trees.

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City Hornbills

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Then, on a recent visit to Pulau Ubin in Singapore, I actually managed to get a few shots of a pair of Oriental Pied Hornbills checking out a potential nesting hole in a massive tree. The Oriental Pied Hornbills are pretty special, as they represent a recolonization of Singapore of this family. As Singapore continues to green will hornbills continue to spread back through the city? Birds behaviour Borneo breeding hornbills Singapore

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Singapore polytechnic students build a cool Solar Kiosk that charges up your sense and your gadgets


If you ever felt limited by the battery supply of your laptop or even your cell phone, then you might as well check the solar kiosk developed by students of Singapore Polytechnic in collaboration with Ascendas.

Urban Jungle Redefined: Singapore to get a fresh new skyscraper thanks to WOHA Architects


B.Sameer Kumar: Hotel Plaza Property could not have conceived something as spectacular as this when they decided they wanted a top notch new sky scraper in the heart of Singapore. Singapore is already home to some of the best eco friendly and energy conscious skyscrapers on the planet.

Heliconia Walk

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In Singapore, there is a small corner of the Botanical Gardens that I love to visit. I visited Singapore recently and passed on my customary visit to the gardens, so today’s post is an indulgence on my part. Birding Olive-backed Sunbird Singapore Sunbirds There is a grassy bank overlooking a lake and beds of vibrant Heliconia flowers.

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Break Free From Your Fish Bowl. ~ Catherine Beekmans

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White-crested Laughingthrush

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The scene that unfolded in Kent Ridge Park in Singapore was quite gruesome to watch. Birds Singapore White-crested Laughingthrush Apologies to amphibian-lovers everywhere. A pair of Whit e-crested Laughingthrushes , Garrulax leucolophus, had found a frog in the moistness of the shade behind a line of trees.

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Unusual Underground Sancaklar Mosque Recognized at World Architecture Festival 2013

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One of the most prestigious award festivals in the industry, the World Architecture Festival is being held at the Marina Bay Sands Hotel and Conference center in Singapore, an impressive structure designed by Moshe Safdie. This remarkable urban reclamation project is also located in Singapore.

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Landfill Island? Eco Park? How About Both, Says Singapore

The Green Changemakers

Photo courtesy of World Cities Summit When we last checked in on Singapore’s island landfill Semaku in 2005, plans were in motion to retool it as a destination for eco-tourism. Singapore recently announced Semaku is on track to become an eco-park ; a testing bed for renewable and clean energy technologies. Semaku was created in 1999, and it’s 8 kilometers off Singapore’s coast. by Brian Merchant, Brooklyn, New York on 11. Science & Technology Buzz up!

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Yellow Bittern

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Yellow Bitterns ( Ixobrychus sinensis ) showed strongly during a recent trip to Singapore and on occasion it would have been impossible to pose them any better than they were already doing themselves. Birds Asia bitterns Singapore Yellow Bittern

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The Green Buzz: Tuesday, June 18

Conservancy Talk

Singapore pollution hits 16-year high and all signs point to forest fires. Environmental News Food Kids The Green Buzz air pollution autism Bloomberg Bloomberg BusinessWeek composting crayola daily news environmental news Europe forest fires green news Huffington Post Green New York City NY Times pollution recycling program redorbit singapore Treehugger In today’s green news, we learn two more reasons why clean air is so incredibly important.

Podder: A futuristic form of public transport set in Singapore 2020


Podder: A futuristic form of public transport set in Singapore 2020. In this regard, the Podder will serve as an electric public transport system for the city of Singapore, in the year of 2020. Conceived by industrial designer Zelin Ong, the nature of the conception corresponds to the technological and demographic upheaval of Singapore in 2020. Please login. Sign In. User Name / Email. Password. Forgot Password. Dont have an account? Join Now. Login. slideshows.