How many species of Sunbirds in Singapore

How many species of Sunbirds in Singapore? The Crimson Sunbird, Olive-backed Sunbird, and Brown-Throated Sunbird were the first three sunbirds I photographed in Singapore some twenty years ago with slide film. I recently took the stunning Copper-throated Sunbird in Sungei Buloh and the Van Hasselt's Sunbird at Bukit BatokNature Parkto which I never paid much... Continue Reading →

Laced Woodpecker and Streaked-breasted Woodpecker

Laced Woodpecker and Streak-breasted Woodpecker are two similar-looking woodpeckers but of different species. Can you spot the difference? Laced Woodpecker has a blackish mustache which is slightly speckled whitish. The Streaked-breasted Woodpecker also has a blackish mustache that is usually less bold than the Laced Woodpecker. The Streaked Woodpecker has a greener streaked throat. Laced... Continue Reading →

Green Broadbill | Pulau Ubin| Singapore

Green Broadbill in Pulau Ubin Singapore The Green Broadbill, a plump and short-tailed bird with bright green plumage, is the smallest bird in the broadbill family in Southeast Asia, about 18 cm. I first encountered this beautiful bird in Mulu National Park in Sarawak in 2006. To a non-trained eye, it is not easy to... Continue Reading →

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