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White-winged Tern in flight and feeding

on 10th December 2015

“Was very still day and many of these White-winged Tern (Chlidonias leucopterus) were picking fish off from the water surface.

“Used the opportunity to just enjoy and get some mirror images (top, above, below).

“The image below shows a composite of juvenile above and adult below.

“The image below is from Ulu Dedap, Perak, Malaysia, a rice farming area.

Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh HSS
Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
25th October 2014

Location: Malim Nawar Wetlands, Perak, Malaysia
Habitat: Extensive ex-tin mining area with pond/lakes, wetlands, fish farming

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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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