Oriental Magpie-robin catching lizards

posted in: Feeding chicks | 4

“The Oriental Magpie-robin (Copsychus saularis) is a delightful song bird which could sing melodiously in loud, clear notes. It is listed as an uncommon resident in Singapore. However, I believe that their numbers are increasing as can be seen in … Continued

Barn Owl electrocuted

posted in: Illegal-Irresponsible, Owls | 5

“On a cycling trip in Southern Kedah, Malaysia, along the long coastal bund road, we found this Barn Owl (Tyto alba) gripping tightly on the live cables (left, below). I could see some flies but no foul smell, probably due … Continued

Olive-winged Bulbul nesting

posted in: Nesting | 0

Olive-winged Bulbuls (Pycnonotus plumosus) are doing very well in Singapore, often seen along rainforest edges and young regenerating and scrubby growths. They nest on trees and palms, even in hollows of dead palms. Nests are cup-shaped structures constructed from twigs, … Continued

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