Palms and the birds they attract

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Palms are commonly planted in gardens and parks all over Singapore. They are impressive looking, with their tall, straight trunk, some slender other massive, bearing a mass of feathery fronds at the top. However, because they do not provide much … Continued

Little Heron – juvenile

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“A recently fledged juvenile Little Heron (Butorides striata javanica) that was being fed fish by two adults.” Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh HSS Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia 10th May 2017 Location: Tambun, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia Habitat: Secondary growth, ex-mining pools, fish farming near … Continued

Dollarbird caught a Carpenter Bee

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Lian Yee Ming documented a Dollarbird (Eurystomus orientalis) with a Black and Yellow Carpenter Bee (Xylocopa aestuans) between its mandibles (below). Dollarbirds eat mostly insects. They indulge in aerial capture of free-flying insects made from a high perch. According to … Continued

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