Competition for nesting holes…

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The image below by Sim Chip Chye shows a Clouded Monitor (Varanus nebulosus) that had taken over a tree cavity. “A myna noticed its presence and wanted to evict this unwanted visitor, flew near and was nearly swiped by the … Continued

Rufous Woodpecker chiseling a nesting cavity

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Dani M Queddeng documented a Rufous Woodpecker (Micropternus brachyurus) at the Chinese Garden in Jurong vigorously chiseling a nesting cavity on the trunk of a tree. Normally the male constructs the nesting cavity, pecking forcefully on the surface of the … Continued

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