BESG gets S$200,000 from a local donor…

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Anyone who caught the above news in yesterday’s Straits Times would be aware that an anonymous donor has generously donated S$200,000 to the Bird Ecology Study Group. The donor, once an avid birdwatcher, strongly believes that simply looking at birds … Continued

2013: The Year in Review…

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The Bird Ecology Study Group has been posting various aspects of bird behaviour for the last 8.5 years. This has made birdwatchers and photographers aware that there are more to birds than their colourful plumages LINK. Since we started, we … Continued

Book Review: The Warbler Guide

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The Warbler Guide by Tom Stephenson & Scott Whittle. Drawings by Catherine Hamilton. Princeton University Press, Princeton and Oxford, 560 pp. ISBN: 9780691154824. “It is perhaps important to start this review with an introductory note. I am a bird watcher … Continued

Raptor Calendar 2013

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Note: “Recently the Thai Raptor Group produced a magnificent calendar on raptors (birds of prey). Chaiyan (Assistant Professor of Veterinary Pathology, Kasetsart University, Thailand) was kind enough to make a digital version of the 2013 Calendar available for download: HERE. … Continued

Passage to India… Part 4.

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This is the final part of the series: A side trip to the Corbett Tiger Sanctuary. The links to the earlier parts… HERE 1, HERE 2 and HERE 3. “After my packaged tour on the Palace on Wheels, I made … Continued

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