Birds and rambutan (Nephelium lappaceum) fruits

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During the 2015 Rambutan (Nephelium lappaceum) season, Johnny Wee documented five new species of birds feeding on the fruits in his garden: 1. Blue-crowned Hanging-parrot (Loriculus galgulus) (top, above). This has earlier been reported by Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh HSS in … Continued

Where have our Common Mynas gone?

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“The Common Myna (Acridotheres tristis) has become decidedly uncommon in Singapore. I wonder if foreign talent has displaced local talent even in beachcombing. “Some years ago, our good webmaster raised the question of whether Common Mynas were decreasing. At that … Continued

An eggshell in the garden…

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Every now and then I stumbled upon an eggshell in my garden (above). The shell is light blue on the outside and white on the inside. Obviously it is from the egg of the Javan Myna (Acridotheres javanicus). It is … Continued

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