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A closer look at a juvenile male Emerald Dove

on 7th October 2013

“I was this golf course-resort to watch some birds when I spotted this dead Emerald Dove (Chalcophaps indica indica) by the road side.

“Took some images and brought it home for a decent burial. It is a juvenile male with limited white eyebrow and shoulder patch.”

Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh HSS
Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
28th July 2013

Location: Batu Gajah, Perak, Malaysia
Habitat: Ex-tin mining area with extensive pond/lakes, now a golf course and resort.

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YC Wee

Dr Wee played a significant role as a green advocate in Singapore through his extensive involvement in various organizations and committees: as Secretary and Chairman for the Malayan Nature Society (Singapore Branch), and with the Nature Society (Singapore) as founding President (1978-1995). He has also served in the Nature Reserve Board (1987-1989), Nature Reserves Committee (1990-1996), National Council on the Environment/Singapore Environment Council (1992-1996), Work-Group on Nature Conservation (1992) and Inter-Varsity Council on the Environment (1995-1997). He is Patron of the Singapore Gardening Society and was appointed Honorary Museum Associate of the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum (LKCNHM) in 2012. In 2005, Dr Wee started the Bird Ecology Study Group. With more than 6,000 entries, the website has become a valuable resource consulted by students, birdwatchers and researchers locally and internationally. The views and opinions expressed in this article are his own, and do not represent those of LKCNHM, the National University of Singapore or its affiliated institutions.

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One Response

  1. The immature Emerald Dove specimen photos were very helpful in solving the case of the deceased bird remains in TaNung, Lam Dong, Vietnam.

    Many thanks!

    Cal Yorke
    DaLat, Vietnam

    My website and contact information is given below.

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